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Locals to have better access to the COVID vaccination

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Locals will soon have better access to a COVID-19 jab, as more vaccination hubs open across the region
 
The first of the new clinics will open in Sarina and Bowen today before moving to other areas in the Whitsunday's. 
 
Mackay Hospital and Health Service's Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery Julie Rampton says it's an important step in the fight against the virus
 

"We will progressively move around the Whitsundays LGA, getting around to as much of our community as we possibly can, 

 

We really want to get around 80 per cent of our community full vaccinated by the end of October, she said.