Bloemfontein – Tuesday, 21 September – In an effort to upscale the vaccination drive in the province, the Free State Department of Health is collaborating with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and launching a drive through and walk-in vaccination site at the SABC Bloemfontein Office Park at the Corner of Kellner and Markgraff Street on Tuesday, 21 September 2021.
The SABC’s office park in Westdene is conveniently located in an accessible area that’s close to residential areas, office parks and it also serves as a walkway where many domestic workers who may not easily access vaccination sites during working hours will now be able to visit.  The site will operate from Tuesday the 21st of September from 9h00 to 15h00 and 08h30 – 16h30 on Wednesday, the 22nd and Thursday the 23rd of September 2021.
The Provincial department of Health is providing the vaccination infrastructure and medical resources to ensure a safe and Covid compliant administration process, and the SABC is providing an easily accessible location.  Anyone 18 and above is invited to visit the vaccination site to get their jab. The staff from the department of Health will register and vaccinate people on the spot.
Issued jointly by the Free State Department of Health and the SABC.
For further enquiries, please contact:
Mondli Mvambi, Spokesperson: Free State Department of Health, 082 043 3744
and / or
Ms. Gugu Ntuli (Group Executive: Corporate Affairs and Marketing)|T. 011 714 3311|C. 071 877 0513
About SABC
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is South Africa’s only public service broadcaster, established 85 years ago, in 1936. The corporation currently boasts nineteen (19) radio stations and six (6) television channels and has aggressively expanded its platforms to include digital platforms, reflecting the changing consumption patterns of its audiences. In 2013, the Corporation launched its 24-hour SABC News Channel 404, which has fast become a market leader since its inception. The SABC News division further extended its services to online and digital platforms with the launch of the SABC News App in 2019. The corporation launched its 24-Hour Sports Channel in April 2021 on the Openview platform, channel 124.The Sports Channel is also available on the SABC’s DTT service and TelkomONE’s mobile platform. In its commitment to fulfilling its mandate, the SABC will continue to play a critical role in ensuring that nation-building and social cohesion are promoted by acquiring and scheduling content that reflects South African stories on its radio, television and digital platforms.
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Media Enquiries:                 Ms. Gugu Ntuli (Group Executive: Corporate Affairs and Marketing)|T. 011 714 3311|C. 071 877 0513