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New Vaccination Sites Open Its Doors to Educators

The City’s health practitioners worked tirelessly to ensure a smooth vaccination rollout at the seven vaccination sites which opened its doors to educators, marking the beginning of the vaccination drive for teachers today. 

The Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, launched the programme Rabasotho Community Hall in Tembisa.

Rabaotho Rabasotho Community Hall is one of the seven sites launched today bringing the number of vaccination sites in Ekurhuleni to 23.

The MMC for Health and Social Services Cllr Nomadlozi Nkosi stated that the City welcomes the decision for the vaccination drive to be rolled out to educators as they play a crucial role in education the City’s future leaders;

“It is really important for teachers to be vaccinated amidst the third wave that the province is confronted by. It gives me peace knowing that that the City is steadfast in the fight against the virus with more sites being open, meaning we will reach more people across the City,” said Nkosi.

The vaccination rollout of educators runs parallel with the vaccination of citizens who are 60 years and older.

Below is the list of the additional vaccination sites opened today:

  1. Alberton Civic Hall
  2. DH Williams Hall
  3. Vosloorus Civic Centre Hall
  4. Rabasotho hall
  5. Actonville hall
  6. Springs Hall
  7. Tsakane Clinic