Anti-vaxxers attempt to scupper efforts to vaccinate the homeless

By Sandisiwe Shoba, 10 September 2021 A drive to vaccinate the homeless in Claremont was almost derailed when a small group of anti-vaxxers showed up and began spewing conspiracies and profanities. Vaccine hesitancy is still rife amongst street dwellers who are often vulnerable to severe illness from Covid-19. “Don’t take the jab! They’re trying to…

Latest vaccine information

Obs gets a C19 vaccine site! UCT has opened a large vaccine site at Forest Hill Residence on Main Road. It will be open every weekday and accepts walk-ins. Please register on EVDS if you can as it makes the process smoother for everyone. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fb4nREe-3Z0 Everyone 18 and over is eligible to get vaccine. Vaccines…

Residents between 50 and 59 urged to get vaccinated urgently

12 August 2021 There are signs the province is in its peak of third-wave infections as hospital admissions and cases are starting to stabilise, but health authorities are urging those who are eligible to get vaccinated urgently. Those aged 50 to 59 need to get the Covid-19 vaccine “urgently” since this group has the most…

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WESTERN CAPE NOW THIRD WAVE EPICENTRE AS DAILY INFECTIONS OVERTAKE THE REST OF THE COUNTRY – Tuesday 3 August 2021 Many people at high risk still need to be vaccinated. Please help OCA get everyone vaccinated who needs it. If you are undocumented or do not have an ID, you WILL be able to get vaccinated….

CITY OF CAPE TOWN 22 JUNE 2021 MEDIA RELEASE

Sharp rise in infections should spur increased adherence to protocols during third wave. The City of Cape Town’s Health Department would like to remind residents to practice Covid-19 hygiene protocols as the number of Covid-19 infections increase. Read more below: The City’s Health Department confirmed that as at 18 June 2021 the metropole has recorded 191 624…