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Northern and Tygerberg healthcare workers bring “Woema” to weekend vaccinations

1 October 2021

This coming weekend, the Northern and Tygerberg health teams will be ramping up their vaccination outreach programmes as part of the National VOOMA Vaccination weekend. 

“Vooma” is derived from the Afrikaans  word “woema” meaning  ‘energy and speed’. It also resembles the Nguni word ”vuma” meaning ‘agree’.  This is what we hope to achieve: Agreement to move with energy and speed to vaccinate as many people as possible by Christmas.

Community members in the Northern and Tygerberg areas, who are 18 years and older and who have not been vaccinated yet, are encouraged to visit the following vaccination sites. Please bring your ID or passport if you can. Assisted registration will be provided onsite.

Of the 80 sites that will be open across the province the following sites will be open in Northern and Tygerberg substructure:

•          Goodwood Civic, 08:00 – 12:00 (Saturday)

•          Durbanville Town Hall, 08:00 – 12:00 (Saturday)

•          Bishop Lavis CBD Mall, 09:00 – 14:00 (Saturday) 10:00 – 14:00 (Sunday)

•          Delft Mall, 09:00 – 14:00 (Saturday) 10:00 – 14:00 (Sunday)

•          Fisantekraal Library parking, 09:00 – 14:00 (Saturday)

•          Kasselsvlei Primary School, 09:00 – 14:00 (Saturday and Sunday)

•          Middestad Mall, 09:00 – 14:00 (Saturday)

•          Bloekombos (City Clinic), 09:00 – 14:00 (Saturday) 10:00 – 14:00 (Sunday)

•          Wallacedene (City Clinic), 09:00 – 14:00 (Saturday) 10:00 – 14:00 (Sunday)

•          Ravensmead Community Day Centre, 09:00 – 14:00 (Saturday) 10:00 – 14:00 (Sunday)

•          WITS RHI Bellville Clinic, 08:00 – 12:00 (Saturday)


As part of the #SaveOurSummer campaign, the department is increase opportunities for vaccinations before Christmas.  We ask that citizens take up the opportunity to get vaccinated so we can ensure many more lives can be saved during the fourth wave.


Media invited to attend for photo opportunities

There will be opportunities for media interviews at our main event at Delft Mall (near the day hospital in Delft) from 09:00 – 13:00 on Saturday 2 October 2021. Social distancing and mask wearing will be strictly enforced.

Kickstart your summer by taking your COVID-19 vaccine: it’s quick, easy and free!