Liverpool to Use Anfield As COVID-19 Vaccine Site

Matt Thielen
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Liverpool have announced that Anfield is set to join the growing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites throughout the city.

“We have been clear that we want to put vaccination centres close to where people live, so that we make it as easy as possible for our communities to get vaccinated when it’s their turn.”

Dr. Fiona Lemmens on vaccine centres in Liverpool

Dr. Fiona Lemmens is a local GP and chair of NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group.

Dr. Fiona Lemmens

“We’re delighted to have the support of Liverpool Football Club for our latest vaccination location. Sport plays such an important role in the life of the city, so it’s really fitting that the club is helping us to protect our population and hopefully look forward to a point in the future when we can see some normality begin to return.

Dr. Fiona Lemmens on normalcy in Liverpool

Those invited to receive their vaccination at the stadium will need to be registered with a GP practice.

“It’s really important to stress that you can’t just turn up at Anfield or any of our local vaccination services – you’ll be invited to one when it’s your turn.

Dr. Fiona Lemmens on appointments

Liverpool Want Normalcy

As stated above, everyone needs to play their part to beat this pandemic. We all want normalcy and to be able to support our mighty Reds and be at Anfield in person once again.

Liverpool FC’s chief executive officer, Billy Hogan, spoke about supporting the local community.

“We are delighted to be supporting the vaccine rollout as part of our continued support of the city and its crucial public health strategy, and we hope that Anfield will be an easily accessible location for people to get their vaccination when they are called.”

Billy Hogan on the vaccine

Billy Hogan, much like the rest of us, wants to be back at Anfield watching matches as soon as possible.

From the beginning of the pandemic, we have been committed to supporting our local communities and to bringing a sense of normality back to our city, and hopefully Anfield, again soon.

Liverpool face Manchester City this Sunday at Anfield.

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