Accra & Kumasi: Here’s Where You Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine This Week

Extraction of a portion of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate during testing at the Chula Vaccine Research Center, run by Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, May 25, 2020 (credit: AP Photo)

This week, the government is embarking on another selected COVID-19 vaccination exercise for members of the public who live in certain geographical areas.

With the government unable to secure enough vaccines to embark on a mass vaccination exercise, it is choosing to vaccinated people who live in identified COVID-19 hotspots.

This is an effort to prevent a more severe community spread of the virus.

In the Greater Accra Region, 7 metropolitan municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) have been identified as hotspots while 4 MMDAs in the Ashanti Region have also been identified as hotspots.

If you live in any of the following MMDAs in the Greater Accra Region then look out for the nearest health facility that has been indicated in the creatives below:

If you are in the Ashanti Region, here are the chosen MMDAs and their corresponding health facilities:

The vaccination exercise, which will start on August 16 and end on August 20 will be administering the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

Last week, the government received over 177,600 doses of the single-shot vaccine which was procured under the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) initiative.

If you are a KNUST student, the university is currently embarking on a mass vaccination exercise at the foyer of the Great Hall.


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