Blackburn’s new vaccination bus and its stop
A bus carrying doses of Covid-19 around the Blackburn area with Darwen will take to the roads from next week.
Starting Monday morning (May 24), the vaccination bus will visit eight locations over seven days to ensure more people are protected against the virus.
It comes as the Borough remains one of the worst affected areas in England for transmission of Covid-19, with the Indian variant of the virus now being the dominant strain in the Borough.
Among the sites that welcome the bus, there will be mosques, colleges, schools, recreation centers and community centers.
Clinicians on the bus will also be able to answer questions and address any concerns.
And it won’t be necessary to make an appointment to tour the bus with people encouraged to show up.
Vaccination of residents is in accordance with a priority list, as established by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization (JCVI), based on the age and vulnerability of individuals and their risk of becoming seriously ill and dying. of COVID-19.
The current criteria for getting vaccinated are:
– 32 years and over
– People who will be 32 years old before July 1, 2021
– 18 years and over with underlying health problems
– 18 years and over AND live, care for or work with anyone with underlying health issues
– Health and social personnel
– All caregivers – paid or unpaid. You will be do not be asked for proof as unpaid caregivers are eligible.
The vaccine administered will be the Pfizer vaccine.
Here’s where the Blackburn vaccine bus will be with Darwen starting Monday, May 24:
Monday May 24
Masjid E Sajedeen Mosque parking lot at Plane Tree Road, Little Harwood, BB1 6LS.
He will be there from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday May 26
Blackburn College parking lot at Fielden Street, Blackburn, BB2 1LH.
He will be there from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Al Asr Mosque car park in Preston New Road at the junction of St Silas Road, Blackburn, BB2 6JX.
He will be there from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday May 27
Audley Leisure Center car park at Chester Street, Blackburn, BB1 1DW.
He will be in the parking lot from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday May 28
Mill Hill (Council parking lot) at junction of Angela Street and Francis Street, Blackburn, BB2 4DP.
The bus will be there from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Land next to Roman Road Health Center and Community Center at Fishmoor Drive, Off Roman Road, Blackburn, BB2 3UY.
It will be there from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday May 29
St Michael & St Johns Primary School parking lot on Swallow Drive, Blackburn, BB1 6LE.
Vaccines will be administered from 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sunday May 30
Shadsworth Community Hub car park at Rothesay Road, Shadsworth, BB1 2JB.
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. is when you can get your jab on.
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