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24 hours to go!

Thursday 2 December 2021Health news3 minutes to read

C’mon Coasters, we can do this! You’ve got until the end of tomorrow (Friday December 3rd) to get your first vaccination to be into win a car, that’s 24 hours to go!

“We need another 369 Coasters to get their first vaccination to reach the target,” says Helen Gillespie, Programme Manager, COVID-19 Vaccination, West Coast DHB.

“If you have friends or family who want their vaccination ahead of the summer holidays, let them know we have clinics in Hokitika, Greymouth and Westport tomorrow.

“We are so close. No need for an appointment, simply drop by anytime to our vaccination clinics and let’s get protected.”

For more information on when and where you can be fully vaccinated, visit:

The good folk at Grey Ford have teamed up with Development West Coast for the “Car Up for Jabs” campaign to encourage more Coasters to get fully vaccinated.

To enter, simply have both vaccinations before 24 December and you’re automatically in the draw to win a 2021 Ford Escape or 2WD Ranger – you choose! The competition will be drawn Christmas Eve – as long as the Coast reaches 90% double-vaxxed.

It’s important to note that we won’t meet the 24 December target if we don’t reach 90% first doses by the end of tomorrow.  C’mon Coasters, it really is time! The clock is ticking….

If you haven’t been vaccinated yet and want to be eligible, you’ll need to have your first dose before the end of the day tomorrow to allow a three-week gap between your first and second doses.

Mobile/pop up clinics over the next week

(No bookings are necessary for any of our vaccination clinics, just turn up wearing a mask and clothing that makes it easy to access the top of your arms!  You’ll need to scan or sign-in, and there’ll be plenty of hand sanitiser around to pump on.)




Friday, 3 December

10.00am – 4.00pm

Hokitika – Pakiwaitara, 32 Weld Street, Hokitika

Saturday, 4 December

10.00am – 1.00pm

Kumara – Kumara Sports Ground

Sunday, 5 December

11.00am – 2.00pm

Ross – Community Hall

Monday, 6 December

1.00pm – 5.00pm

Whataroa – Community Hall

Monday, 6 December

12.00pm – 2.00pm

Ngakawau – Health Clinic

Tuesday, 7 December

9.00am – 1.00pm

Franz Josef – Health Clinic

Tuesday, 7 December

9.00am – 1.00pm

Karamea – Karamea RSA

Wednesday, 8 December

9.00am – 1.00pm

Haast Health Clinic

Thursday, 9 December

11.00am – 3.30pm

Reefton – Reefton Community Hall, 50 Shiel Street

Friday, 10 December

10.00am – 8.00pm

Hokitika – Pakiwaitara, 32 Weld Street

Saturday, 11 December

11.00am – 3.00pm

Reefton – by Reefton Lotto Shop, 70A Broadway

Sunday, 12 December

10.00am – 1.00pm

Fox River – Fox River Summer Market, 5626 State Highway 6

Wednesday, 15 December

12.00pm – 7.00pm

Arahura Marae, Old Christchurch Road, Arahura

Thursday, 16 December

11.00am – 3.00pm

Reefton – Reefton Community Hall, 50 Shiel Street

Friday, 17 December

10.00am – 4.00pm

Hokitika – Pakiwaitara, 32 Weld Street, Hokitika



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