TV actress Sherrie Hewson flashes The Sun’s Jabs Army badge as she volunteers at a vaccination centre.
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Sherrie Hewson flashed The Sun’s Jabs Army badge while volunteering at a vaccination centreCredit: The Sun
The ex-Corrie star also received her second Oxford/AstraZeneca doseCredit: The Sun
She was put to work dishing out hand gel as patients arrived at Bolton’s Tonge Moor Health Centre.
Sherrie, who has also been in Benidorm and Emmerdale, said: “I’m here with the amazing Jabs Army to join their ranks and do a bit of volunteering.
“The people here are doing the most amazing job. I’m so grateful.
“I was gobsmacked to hear how many people signed up, and are still signing up to do their bit.
“It’s incredible to see all the work they’ve put in.
After giving residents their second jab at a nearby care home, staff and volunteers were presented with a Covid-themed cake as a thank-youCredit: The Sun
Sherrie was put to work dishing out hand gel as patients arrived at Bolton’s Tonge Moor Health CentreCredit: The Sun
Sherrie said she was ‘gobsmacked’ to hear how many people had signed up to volunteerCredit: The Sun
“This country has been absolutely amazing with vaccines and volunteers are crucial to that.”
The clinic was the first to deliver jabs in December.
GP Andrew Hill said: “We initially thought we’d start the ball rolling and then move to somewhere bigger but it’s been such a successful operation we’ve just stayed here.
“We cover 45,000 people in this area and so far we’ve given 16,000 jabs from here alone.
“I don’t think we could have done it without the volunteers.
“The volunteers have been clinical staff giving jabs, and non-clinical volunteers which include people marshalling car parks, cleaners.
“Everybody has mucked in and helped us with this.
“It wouldn’t have been possible without them and I think it’s given them a purpose during this very difficult time too.”
After giving residents their second jab at a nearby care home, staff and volunteers were presented with a Covid-themed cake as a thank-you.
Call to arms – how MPs, celebs and big businesses backed our campaign
A HOST of celebs and politicians threw their weight behind Jabs Army as they praised kind-hearted Sun readers who signed up.
Their calls were led by Boris Johnson, who begged for volunteers to help ‘return the country to normal life’.
The PM wrote personally to our readers, saying: “The Sun’s Jabs Army campaign is a brilliant example of the power of collective action.
“It has already inspired companies and workplaces up and down the country to join the call to arms.
“So today, I call on everyone who has the time to join the legions of volunteers already signed up and to boost volunteer numbers further still.”
Jeremy Clarkson urged Brits to get off the sofa and sign up to beat the lockdown blues.
He said: “Everyone is saying how bored they are. They’ve watched Netflix, gone through everything on the internet, read Google.
“Well let’s not be bored — let’s get off our bottoms and volunteer.”
His call was backed by a string of other celebs – including the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, who hailed our campaign as “fantastic”.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock saluted Jabs Army as he addressed the nation in a No10 press briefing.
He said: “Come and be a part of it. The Sun’s Jabs Army is marching and helping the nation.”
GMB host Piers Morgan branded the campaign as “excellent”.
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