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Covid-19 Update 69: 18+ you're up! Don't hesitate - vaccinate

- Wits University

Covid-19 vaccinations are open to all persons 18 years and older as from Friday, 20 August 2021.

All Wits staff and students who are 18 years and older are encouraged to register on the Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS) system and to get vaccinated.

You can book for your vaccination at any vaccination site across South Africa.

Steps to receiving your COVID-19 vaccine:

  1. Register for the Covid-19 vaccine on the government’s EVDS system.
  2. Visit the confirmed vaccination site on the date and time of your booking.
  3. Take your EVDS SMS as proof of registration and your proof of identity (South African ID or passport) to the vaccination site.


  1. Walk-in to any vaccination site to register and vaccinate.

You can go to any vaccination site or sites close to Wits such as the Liberty site in Braamfontein, the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Parktown, the Yeoville Recreational Centre or the Hillbrow Clinic. Wits is working to secure dedicated spots for staff and students at the Liberty site in Braamfontein. More information to follow.

About COVID-19 vaccines

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More information

SA Coronavirus website 

Wits COVID-19 portal