Examining & Leeds Festival is featuring COVID-19 vaccines at the two sites this weekend.
The annual twin web site party – which takes area this yr on August 27-29 and offers headliners Liam Gallagher, Biffy Clyro, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Stormzy, Disclosure and Post Malone – is set to provide jabs to punters as portion of the NHS’ vaccination programme, which is at present focused on supplying the vaccine to 16 and 17-year-olds throughout England.
Organisers have confirmed there will be pop-up clinics are equally Studying and Leeds – as effectively as a “vaccine bus” at the southern internet site – although they have promised admirers will be ready “to decide up a jab as quickly as a beer or a burger”.
For Examining, COVID-19 vaccinations will be presented from 9.30am until 5pm now (26.08.21) by way of to Sunday (29.08.21), and then from 9am until eventually 1pm the next day.
For Leeds, the dates are the very same but the moments operate 10am until finally 4pm and 8am to 11am respectively.
It’s mentioned that any individual beneath the influence of alcohol or medicines will not likely be authorized to have the vaccine.
Dr. Nikki Kanani – a GP and deputy lead for NHS England’s vaccination programme – commented: “Thanks to the challenging operate of NHS workers and volunteers, far more than 50 % a million youthful people aged 16 and 17 have experienced their to start with dose as teams across the place have worked tirelessly to get their communities safeguarded, vaccinating at practical pop-up clinics in the park, at places of worship and stadiums, and now at Examining and Leeds.
“It is wonderful to see the return of stay new music and performances, and as pageant-goers head to the key phase this weekend to see their favorite headliners, I am also urging any individual who has not to incorporate the ‘vaccine tent’ to their pageant itinerary to get that lifesaving vaccine as the best defense we can get from coronavirus.”