The metropolis joins the fight against the flu. Vaccinations will start at 12 points

According to the announcements, vaccination against influenza is carried out at 12 points, where vaccination against the coronavirus is also underway.

It is a metropolitan free vaccination program implemented from the 2019/20 season. It will be similar this year. The metropolis of Poznań, in addition to continuing vaccinations against the coronavirus, is starting flu vaccinations.

The metropolitan vaccination campaign against COVID-19 has had noticeable results – emphasizes Jan Grabkowski, vice-president of the Poznań Metropolis, Poznań staroste. The experience gained in this way allows us to quickly launch flu vaccination on the same points. We want to effectively counteract all threats to the health and life of our residents. Since November, we have vaccinated the inhabitants of 65+ of the Poznań poviat against influenza, and in the entire Metropolis we care about the immunity of professionally active people – he adds.

The Ministry of Health said the rise in flu cases coincided with the onset of coronavirus wave 4, so it’s important to prevent further cases from both viruses. Hence the ministerial decision on free vaccinations for all adult Poles.

In the Poznań Metropolitan Area, doses against influenza are administered regularly from November 29, at vaccination centers that have been operating for months in cooperation with the Podolany Hospital. It did not take long to prepare, as the association planned the start of the third season of the free flu vaccination program for professionally active people aged 25-64. This year, interest in the program is even greater, and doctors recommend strengthening immunity – informs Adam Górczewski from the Poznań Metropolis Association.

The first COVID-19 vaccination points were ready in April. No other medical entity has prepared and launched them so quickly and on such a scale – reminds Szymon Jankowski, president of the Podolany Hospital. Months of joint activities with the self-governments of the Poznań Metropolis, now allow us to quickly increase the number of positions or reorganize the work of teams so as to enable flu vaccinations at twelve points – he adds.

List of metropolitan vaccination points carried out in cooperation with local governments and the Podolany Hospital:

Buk – Branch School, ul. Dworcowa 44
Koziegłowy (Czerwonak commune) – AKWEN, ul. Piłsudskiego 3
Kleszczewo – sports hall, ul. Poznańska 2
Komorniki – health center, ul. Stawna 7
Konarzewo (commune Dopiewo) – Rehabilitation and Cultural Center, ul. Poznańska 19
Kórnik – OASIS, ul. Krasickiego 1
Luboń – Center of Non-Governmental Organizations, ul. Sikorskiego 3
Pobiedziska – Town and Commune Office, ul. Kościuszko 4
Rokietnica – Volunteer Fire Department, ul. Szkolna 18
Swarzędz – Water Paradise, ul. Kosynierów 1
Śrem – BAZAR, ul. Targowa 2

Influenza vaccinations will be carried out in the above points from November 30 on the designated days and times. The schedule and terms of registration can be found here. From Monday, November 29, you can take Influvax daily (on working days, 8 am-3pm) at the Podolany Hospital – ul. Straży Ludowej 37 in Poznań – adds Górczewski.

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