No more need – Two Berlin vaccination centers close early
Actually they should Vaccination centers in Tegel and Charlottenburg remain open until the end of June. now shut down she surprisingly already on next Tuesday. They are no longer needed.
The two national Vaccination centers in Berlin-Tegel and in the former ICC Congress Center in Charlottenburg should already close at the end of May. The German Red Cross (DRK) Berlin announced on Friday that anyone who still wanted to be vaccinated there had to hurry. So far, it was planned that both vaccination centers would remain open until the end of June. “The closure of Tegel and ICC is based on a decision made at short notice by the Senate Health Administration,” explained the DRK.
The health administration announced on Friday that there would be no more vaccinations in the two vaccination centers from June 1st because they would have to be dismantled by the end of June and for contractual reasons. “More and more corona vaccinations but will be in the control system anyway carried out by resident doctors“A spokeswoman for the health administration said. “In April it was around 85 percent of the vaccinations in Berlin.”
In addition, the total number of vaccinations in the three vaccination centers in the past week was less than 260 vaccinations per day. With the Ringcenter, there is still a vaccination point available that can cover the need well and is easy to reach by public transport.
According to the DRK, the two vaccination centers in Tegel and in the ICC are closed on Saturday and Sunday and then open again on Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The vaccines from Novavax and Biontech are used in Tegel, and those from Moderna and Biontech in the ICC. Inoculations for children are also possible between 1.30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
According to the DRK, the vaccination center in the Ringcenter shopping center on Frankfurter Allee is open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The vaccines from Moderna, Biontech and, in the future, from Novavax are to be offered there.
Since the start of the Berlin vaccination campaign at the end of December 2020 were carried out in the vaccination centers operated by the five aid organizations and with mobile vaccination teams and vaccination buses around 3.34 million vaccinations administered. The DRK supported the vaccination campaign together with the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB), the Malteser, the Johanniter and the DLRG.
Several vaccination centers such as in the exhibition halls, in the arena in Treptow or in the Erika Hess Stadium in Wedding had already been closed. The number of corona vaccinations in Berlin has been stagnating for a long time. (dpa)