A large vaccination center opened at the Termini train station in Rome

A large Covid-19 vaccination center has been set up in the square in front of Roma Termini train station. About 1500 vaccinations per day can be given when operating at full capacity. The vaccination station is jointly set up by the FS Italiane Group railway company with the Lazio region and the Italian Red Cross. In addition, a special medical train is presented to confront the ongoing epidemic, reports Railway Supply magazine referring to information from FS Italiane Group..

vaccination center opened at the Termini train station
Picture: www.fsitaliane.it

The point is located in the parking lot in front of the railway station. It consists of three tents that cover an area of about 800 square meters. There are 21 vaccination rooms, two of which are for people with disabilities. In addition, an ambulance is on duty nearby.

FS Italiane provided the area, electrical and water connection support, security and cleaning services.

In accordance with the Vaccination Plan in Italy, similar points are also planned to be deployed at railway stations in other major cities: Bari, Bologna, Florence, Milan, Naples, Palermo, Turin and Venice.

In addition, Italian railroad workers recently demonstrated a medical train for transporting and treating patients. The train was produced in the workshops of Trenitalia (FS Italiane Group) in cooperation with the Department of Civil Protection and the Regional Emergency Management Agency of Lombardy.

medical train
medical train

The train can transport patients around the country or abroad to reduce the burden on local hospitals. At the same time, it is used as an advanced medical post.

The train consists of eight cars. In three of them there are intensive care units (7 beds in each) with ventilators, in two – equipment that ensures the smooth operation of medical equipment, in particular, generators. Two carriages are for personnel accommodation (one of which has sleeping compartments). One more car is provided as a warehouse. The train is served by a team of 45 operators.

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