BrewDog offers venues to help vaccine rollout
BrewDog has offered its closed bars and venues to be used a vaccination centres across the UK.
Owner of the Scottish-based company, James Watt, posted on social media offering the use of his venues for free to help the government speed up the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine.
Pubs, bars and restaurants across the UK are currently shut amid a sharp rise in cases, hospital admissions and deaths.
Mr Watt directed his tweet at health secretary Matt Hancock and Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon.
He wrote: “We would like to offer our closed @BrewDog venues to help with a quick roll out of the vaccine. For Free.
“We have waiting areas, huge refrigerators, separate rooms for vaccinations and an ace team who can help organise. We want to help.”
Ms Sturgeon replied to the tweet thanking him and also saying she would pass on his message to the vaccination team.
Mr Watt later posted that he was ‘in talks’ with Ms Sturgeon and Nadhim Zahawi, the UK minister in charge of Britain’s vaccine rollout.
He also said he would give anyone vaccinated at one of its BrewDog bars a commemorative can of beer.
There was a choice for what the beer should be called with the options ranging from; Vaccine Canteen, Little Prick, Community Immunity, and Jab Lab.
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