Brussels: several vaccination centers opened on Monday

Nine centers are now operational in the Brussels Region out of the 10 planned in total.

DVaccination centers were opened on Monday in Anderlecht, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert and Uccle, increasing the number of operational centers in the Brussels Region to 9 out of the 10 planned in total.

The Anderlecht vaccination center is located at Lotto Park stadium, avenue Thรฉo Verbeeck. Maria, the first vaccinated, received in the morning the congratulations of the mayor Fabrice Cumps, as well as those of the leaders of the club Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht. She was given a Sporting jersey bearing the number 1.

“When the mayor Fabrice Cumps asked us to fight against the whole against the virus, we did not hesitate for a second,” said Jos Donvil, CEO of RSC Anderlecht. โ€œIt’s also symbolic to be vaccinated at Lotto Park, where so many people want to come back. “

The goal is to reach 25,000 people vaccinated per month. The mayor of Anderlecht noted that the stadium offered many practical facilities and explained that it is “the municipal staff who take care of the administrative work and the reception within the vaccination center, all overseen by Dr Godeau, the municipal doctor โ€.

The Woluwe-Saint-Lambert center is located at the Poseidon sports complex, avenue des Vaillants. Its access is separate from the entrances to the swimming pool and the sports center. Operational and medical coordination has been entrusted to the Red Cross. The center has six vaccination lines. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, with an evening scheduled for Thursday. The College hopes that the vaccination center will be able to extend its hours and operate 12 hours a day, 7 days a week, when it is time to start administering the second doses.

The Uccle center is located rue ร‰gide Van Ophem.

In addition to the major centers of Heysel and Pacheco, on March 15, four centers were added in Schaerbeek, Forest, Woluwe-St-Pierre and Molenbeek-Saint-Jean. The military hospital center is currently in the process of vaccinating its front-line staff. It will switch to vaccination of the general public starting next week.

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