Following an announcement from the SDLP Minister Nichola Mallon that community transport would be used to support rural communities get access to vaccine alongside the DAERA Minister, SDLP Health Spokesperson Cara Hunter said it was “good news for rural communities."
“It is a huge relief for many in our rural communities that community transport services will be available to help support these communities access their vaccine for covid-19."
“This is a hugely challenging time for all our citizens and those in our rural communities can often feel isolated and forgotten. Therefore it is great news that the SDLP Minister Nichola Mallon is stepping in and stepping up for our rural communities.”
“It is positive to see partnership working across Departments to support our citizens. The SDLP is committed to working together to fight covid-19 and support the health effort to protect our communities, save our precious NHS and ultimately save lives.”