On 3 May, Prime Minister Robert Abela was at the MCAST Vaccine Centre to receive his first COVID-19 vaccine. He also thanked workers and volunteers at vaccination centres for their service.
Staff and students of the MCAST nursing degree programme have volunteered to work at the vaccination centre to join the national efforts to ensure people in Malta benefit from the vaccine as soon as possible. The Nursing bachelor’s degree is a double badged programme, offered jointly by MCAST and Northumbria University.
The COVID-19 vaccination centre at the MCAST Campus in Paola opened on 12 March. The College is continuing to collaborate with the health authorities in the fight against Covid-19 and supporting the community by hosting the vaccination centre and providing space at its Paola Campus.
MCAST is working closely with the health authorities to offer an efficient service over the coming weeks. The Foundation for Medical Services (FMS) equipped the venue with the necessary signage, 10 vaccination booths as well as a clinic and reconstitution area.