800 Covid jabs available to anyone as Preston vaccine centre opens drop-in service TODAY

A vaccine centre in Preston is running a drop-in service today and hundreds of jabs are available to anyone with no appointment needed.

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 10:48 am
Updated Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 3:18 pm

UPDATE: The clinic says it has reached capacity and is no longer able to offer jabs on a walk-in basis today. You can read our update here.

The jabs are being offered on a first come, first served basis at Lancashire Vaccination Centre, based at Preston Grasshoppers rugby club in Lightfoot Green Lane, Fulwood.

Broadway Pharmacy, which operates the clinic, say 800 surplus doses are being made available to anyone aged over 16.

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Broadway Pharmacy, which operates the clinic, say 800 surplus doses are being made available to anyone aged over 16

The vaccine offered is Pfizer and the drop-in service is available between 8.30am and 1pm and again from 2.30pm to 8pm.

Staff say there is ample parking at the rugby club and any queues will be managed in a 'Covid-safe' way.

Visitors will be greeted at the entrance before being shown to one of seven separate vaccination pods where the jabs are administered in private.

The Post previously visited the vaccine centre for an exclusive look inside. You can view our pictures here.

The jabs are being offered on a first come, first served basis at Lancashire Vaccination Centre, based at Preston Grasshoppers rugby club in Lightfoot Green Lane, Fulwood

Pharmacist and clinical lead Michael Ball has been overseeing the vaccination centre at the rugby club since February and the centre has helped vaccinate thousands of people across Preston and the wider area.

The clinic has advised that anyone with allergies that might cause an adverse reaction to the jab should not attend today's drop-in service.

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The vaccine offered is Pfizer and the drop-in service is available between 8.30am and 1pm and again from 2.30pm to 8pm