Sophie Cotsis among MPs who spearheaded pop-up vaccination hub at Campsie hotspot


People aged 16 to 39 are turning up in huge numbers at the Orion Function Centre in Campsie as part of a four-day vaccination blitz until August 24 in the Canterbury-Bankstown Local Government Area (LGA).

The blitz was made possible after Member for Canterbury, Sophie Cotsis MP, and Member for Lakemba, Jihad Dib MP, called for a pop-up vaccination hub to be opened in the current hotspot.

“We’ve been calling for access to localised vaccination hubs for a while,” Ms Cotsis told The Greek Herald.

“Having hubs at Campsie, Belmore and Lakemba, in addition to pharmacists and local GP’s, means more people have access, particularly in those priority groups and essential workers.”

The vaccination hub is being lead by registered nurse, Karen, and was officially launched on Saturday by NSW Labor Leader, Chris Minns MP.

“These vax hubs are one of our best tools in the fight to save lives as this virus spread further. We need more of them,” Mr Minns said on the day.

Ms Cotsis added that so far the response to the pop-up vaccination hub in Campsie has been “excellent” and expressed her gratitude to the healthcare workers for all their hard work in helping the hub run effectively.

“They’ve been amazing. If anyone wants to buy the 30 healthcare workers lunch, just let me know. We can sort something out,” she concluded.

You can book your vaccination at this hub here.




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