Get jabbed on Vooma vaccination days

CPUT’s Vooma vaccination days are again and college students are being inspired to get their pictures, not solely to guard themselves but additionally others.

Collaborating college students stand an opportunity to win certainly one of two R 5000 money prizes or certainly one of ten R1 000 money prizes.

The marketing campaign kicks off on the Bellville campus in the present day and there shall be goodie luggage for all college students who come to get vaccinated.

We hope to offer 3 000 or extra vaccinations over the complete marketing campaign,” mentioned vaccination supervisor, Benjamin de Waal.

The dates and venues are as observe:

  • 28 February to 4 March – Bellville Campus Vaccination Centre
  • 7 to 11 March – D6 Campus, Admin constructing
  • 16 March – Wellington Campus Scholar Centre
  • 29 March – Mowbray Campus
  • 30 March Catsville Residence
  • 31 March – Granger Bay Campus

College students wishing to enter the competitors, have to register on OPA through, in the event that they haven’t already performed so prior to now.   

Stroll-ins are additionally welcome. College students have to deliver alongside their pupil card and Identification Doc.

Final yr’s Vooma marketing campaign was an enormous success.

Melanie Marais, Head of the HIV/Aids Unit, inspired college students to get vaccinated

“That is an act of fine citizenship. Getting your Covid-19 jab is essentially the most accountable factor anybody can do. Should you don’t need to do it for your self, do it on your family members, your pals and anybody round you. Too many individuals have misplaced their lives. Our financial system has suffered sufficient. The facility is in your arms to assist change the tide of this pandemic by merely getting vaccinated,” mentioned Marais.

De Waal added that even for individuals who have had Covid-19, vaccination will improve particular person and group safety.

“Booster vaccinations are equally essential to make sure immunity ranges stay excessive in anticipation of a potential fifth wave anticipated in the direction of winter. For many who are hesitant, simply contemplate that the Covid-19 vaccines have been authorized for utilized by well being authorities throughout the globe. The vaccines have been studied totally and their effectiveness and security have been confirmed and are being monitored throughout the world.“