Uber set to deliver flu shots in South Africa (IT News Africa)

Winter is slowly but surely making its way to South Africa and with it comes flu season. With winter fast approaching, Discovery has revealed a partnership with Uber & Dis-Chem to bring the flu vaccine to consumers in the country.

By Darryl Linington (IT Africa News)

On Friday, 22 April 2016 between 10:00am and 15:00pm, Discovery Vitality members who live in selected areas in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town or Port Elizabeth can have a qualified Discovery-accredited Dis-Chem nurse arrive at their location within minutes, ready to administer the flu vaccine for up to five patients per visit.

Uber set to deliver flu shots in South Africa.

The vaccine is free of charge according to Discovery; however you will need to pay R100 for the drive to you when you order through the Uber app.

How it Works
– On Friday 22 April at 10:00am, open your Uber app (or download Uber at uber.com/app)
– Slide across to the UberHEALTH view with the cross icon
– Set your pickup location and request a ride as you normally would

Vitality members earn 1 000 Vitality points for having a flu vaccination. If you’re new to Uber, sign up and enter the promo code UBERHEALTHSA to enjoy your first trip free up to R150, before 22 April 2016.


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