Photo: Dylan Arabin getting vaccinated by Dr Nang Win at Hotel Binalong (Supplied)
Boorowa’s Dr Nang Winn has been bringing the Jab to the people, with pop up vaccination hubs in Neill Street Harden and Fitzroy Street Binalong available to the public over the last few weeks.
The Binalong venue was so popular that up to 60 people were given their Covid-19 jab in the one day, while Harden has seen a steady flow on a more regular basis.
Dylan Arabin of Binalong received the jab after 3 local ladies brought the pop up hub to fruition for the tight-knit community.
With up to half of Binalong’s community working outside of the village in Yass or the ACT, many of the townsfolk found it difficult to get either their first or second jab.
Dylan received his second jab this week on Wednesday. The 23 year old is a well-known local who is a regular standout for the Binalong Brahmans in the George Tooke Shield competition. He represented George Tooke against Woodbridge Cup this year and didn’t disappoint with the late call up, scoring 2 well earned tries. It is expected he will become a regular fixture for the rep side in the years to come ad his hoping to turn out fo his beloved Brahmans again in 2022.
He said, “It didn’t hurt at all, It was my second jab, but I imagine for some people it was their first.”
Regional NSW, including the Yass Valley, is facing a shortage of available appointments and long wait times.
Other nearby vaccination hubs include:
- My Medical Practice Yass (Pfizer and AstraZeneca)
- Priceline Pharmacy Yass (Moderna and AstraZeneca)
- Yass Medical Centre (Pfizer)
- Miller’s Pharmacy Yass (Moderna and AstraZeneca)
- Atherfield Medical Service (Pfizer and AstraZeneca)
- Murrumbateman Health Hub (Pfizer and AstraZeneca)
- Murrumbateman Pharmacy and Medical (Pfizer)
- Gunning Community Care (Pfizer and AstraZeneca)
Currently 70.3 per cent of the NSW population aged 16 and over have received two doses and 89.4 per cent have received just one dose.