The Qatar Vaccination Center for Business and Industry Sector in Bu Garn has administered more than 100,000 COVID-19 vdoses since opening on January 9, the Hamad Medical Corporation has said.
The centre administers COVID-19 vaccines to key business and industry workers, with booster doses making up the majority of vaccines administered. First and second doses will also be administered to eligible people.
Businesses are encouraged to contact the Unit and schedule vaccination appointments for their eligible staff by emailing QVC@hamad.qa.
The facility is the result of collaboration between the Ministry of Public Health, Hamad Medical Corporation, and Primary Health Care Corporation, with support from the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and ConocoPhillips-Qatar.
The centre will provide capacity to administer up to 30,000 vaccine doses per day, with booster doses making up the majority of vaccines administered.
The opening of the center comes within the framework of increasing the capacity of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Programme as it vaccinated about 10,000 people on its first day of work.
The Bu Garn vaccination center will operate on an appointment-based system, with no walk-in appointments allowed.
The COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling Unit has been set up to support the booking and appointment process at the vaccination centre.
The Qatar Vaccination Center for Business and Industry Sector works from Sunday to Thursday from 7 am to 5 pm and employs about 500 staff, including 400 medical staff, with 280 vaccination places at the same time.