Last updated 16 December 2021
One Stockport Hub to become full-time vaccination centre following government roll out of booster jab programme
One Stockport Hub is to become a vaccine centre only as part of the government’s drive to allow all adults to get their booster vaccination by the end of the year.
The Hub will be used as a pop-up vaccination centre, allowing hundreds of Stopfordians to access their booster jabs which are so vital in the fight against the new Omicron variant of COVID-19.
The move comes following the government announcement on Sunday evening, which asked everyone over 18 to come forward for their booster vaccination if it has been 3 months since their second dose. It’s estimated that 1,800 people will have been boosted at the One Stockport Hub centre this week alone, proving its amazing popularity among Stockport residents.
Residents are encouraged to use Central Library, or any other Stockport library, for services whilst One Stockport Hub is not available.
Some Stockport libraries have Open+ facilities, which allow them to be open for longer hours, so residents can use PCs, borrow and return books at a time more convenient to them. Read more about Open+ here.
Councillor Jude Wells, Cabinet Member for Adult Care and Health at Stockport Council added: “So far, the people of Stockport have been incredible at getting their first and second vaccinations when eligible. With the worrying rise of Omicron across the country, its vital that everyone gets their booster dose if it’s been 3 months after your second jab. Moving library services temporarily from One Stockport Hub will allow us to deliver more booster vaccinations, and help meet the government’s target of all adults being able to get boosted by the end of the year.”
“We ask patience and understanding from residents regarding this decision.”
To find a list of library opening times across the borough, visit https://www.stockport.gov.uk/opening-times-libraries.