The COVID-19 vaccination point at Plac Defilad in the center of Warsaw will be open all week. Willing people can get vaccinated without making an appointment every day between 8-20. According to city hall data, nearly five thousand doses of vaccines were administered at the city points opened at weekends.
The point in front of the Palace of Culture and Science is at the exit of the Centrum metro station. From Wednesday, it will be operating seven days a week. Previously, patients could only get vaccinated against the coronavirus in it on weekends.
Patients can come to the point without prior registration. It provides a single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine and a two-dose formulation of the Pfizer brand. A qualifying physician is present on site, thanks to which it is also possible to vaccinate children from 12 years of age (with Pfizer’s preparation). In addition, paid tests for the presence of coronavirus can be performed at the point.
How many percent of Warsaw residents have been vaccinated against COVID-19?
“Varsovians know the importance of vaccinations against COVID-19 – so far, nearly five thousand people have been vaccinated at the municipal vaccination points launched at weekends,” said the Mayor of Warsaw, Rafał Trzaskowski, quoted in the City Hall’s announcement. “Vaccination statistics show that in the whole of Warsaw over one million one hundred and fifty thousand people, or 64.5 percent of the population, are fully vaccinated. Thank you!” – he stressed. “Adopting the COVID-19 vaccine is not only a responsibility for oneself, but also for relatives and all residents of Warsaw” – he added.
The vice-president of Warsaw, Renata Kaznowska, pointed out that the vaccination point, which operates in the very center of the city, is good news for everyone who wants to get vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus without additional formalities. “We can see that both residents and visitors to Warsaw eagerly take advantage of vaccinations in their spare time,” she said. She also informed that 312 people received vaccines at the vaccination point in Hoover Square last weekend (August 13-14), and 364 people at the point at the Palace of Culture and Science.
Municipal vaccination sites against SARS-COV-2
The city reminds that also this weekend it will be possible to vaccinate at other points opened by the city: at the Copernicus Science Center from 12.00 to 17.00 (the point opened in the main hall, to the left of the entrance), at Hoover Square from 12.00 to 17.00. 19 (tent at Krakowskie Przedmieście 60a), at the Warsaw Zoo from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm (near the hippopotamus house), in the Moczydło Park from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm.
In addition, vaccinations against COVID-19 are also performed at four Warsaw Common Vaccination Centers: at the clinic at ul. Chmielna 14 in Śródmieście, in the Wawerski Cultural Center at Żegańska 1a, in the OSiR Targówek sports hall at Ossowskiego 25 and in the Białołęki Sports Center at Strumykowa 21.
The city also points out that for people who want to get vaccinated against COVID-19 from August 2 to 31, the vaccination points at Ossowskiego and Strumykowa are open from 7.30-20.00 seven days a week.
The city launched a total of 77 vaccination points against COVID-19 as part of the #Warszawaszępi campaign. Detailed information on vaccination points is available on the website warszawasz single.pl.
Main photo source: Office of the Capital City of Of Warsaw