YMCA to stage Diversity Day and barbecue in Ipswich

The Covid-19 vaccine bus on Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich

The Suffolk and Essex Covid-19 vaccine bus - Credit: Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG

YMCA Ipswich is to hold a Diversity Day next week with a range of events for its young people.

The diversity appreciation day will include a talent showcase, games, music, and food and drinks. 

The day is being held for YMCA members who will also be offered the chance to have their Covid-19 vaccination.

The Covid-19 vaccination bus will attend the day on Wednesday, August 25. 

It's the aim of the government is to offer young people aged 16 to 17 vaccinations by the start of the first school term in September. 

Children aged 12 to 15 are also eligible for the vaccine if they are clinically vulnerable or live with someone that has health issues. 

The BBQ Diversity Day at the YMCA in Ipswich

The BBQ Diversity Day at the YMCA in Ipswich - Credit: YMCA

YMCA, Suffolk County Council's social care teams and Suffolk and North East Essex Covid-19 Vaccination Service will all be there on the day. 

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