Signal Iduna Park as inoculation center



Linkedin Twitter

Stadium in Dortmund will again become vaccination center Image: BVB

With Germany getting clobbered by COVID-19, the Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund is going to convert a part of its residence – the Signal Iduna Park – into a vaccination center.

The ‘Borussia Dortmund’ stated that the above initiative has been taken in concert with the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians Westphalia-Lippe (KVWL). The vaccination drive will start on December 2nd, 2021. Several thousand doses of vaccines are available.

Borussia Dortmund, BVB, or simply Dortmund, is a German professional sports club based in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It plays in Bundesliga, the top of the German football league system.

The 81,365-capacity Westfalenstadion is a football stadium in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, which is the home of Borussia Dortmund. Officially called the Signal Iduna Park for sponsorship reasons and BVB Stadion Dortmund in Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) competitions, the name derives from the former Prussian province of Westphalia.

The ‘Borussia Dortmund’ further stated that the BVB had already used Germany’s largest stadium as a vaccination center in Summer 2020 when coronavirus had beaten the world to pulp.

The highly effective mRNA vaccines from Moderna and BioNTech are available in this BVB-KVWL initiative, and will be administered as first or second doses or booster shots. The jab will be given to the under-30 population as well as to pregnant women.

The vaccination center sits in the West Stand area (‘Alter Markt’) via the BVB FanWelt on Strobelallee. Shots will be administered every day from 8 am to 8 pm from December 2nd. The timings will, however, change from December 6th (8 am-6 pm). The vaccination center will remain closed on matchdays.

Borussia Dortmund and the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians Westphalia-Lippe will not give any appointments as part of their vaccination campaign. People who will come to get inoculated have been requested to remain patient if there are serpentine queues. One must carry one’s identity card, health insurance card and (if available) the vaccination certificate to the vaccination center.

Continue to follow Coliseum for latest updates on venues business news. Coliseum is dedicated towards building the best global community of sports and entertainment venue executives and professionals creating better and more profitable venues.

Become a member of the only Global Sports Venue Alliance and connect with stadiums, arenas and experts from around the world. Apply for membership at coliseum-online.com/alliance and make use of the 365Coliseum Business.

Watch 150 member-exclusive videos with valuable tips for your venue



« Previous News:
» Next News:



More News

Plymouth Argyle stadium improvements

Home Park ‘look and feel’ to get a leg-up

Published: January 17th, 2022

The League One club Plymouth Argyle F.C. (UK) has revealed that the club will imminently embark... » Read more

UK to outline new security measures for venues

UK prescription for venues on terror attacks

Published: January 17th, 2022

Plans to impose a legal duty on venues to provide security against terror attacks have been... » Read more

Anheuser-Busch and MSG renew partnership

MSG Sports extends Anheuser-Busch ties

Published: January 17th, 2022

Madison Square Garden (MSG) Sports (US), the owner of the National Hockey League (NHL) team New... » Read more

France to host Rugby League World Cup 2025

Rugby World Cup for France after 50 years

Published: January 17th, 2022

It is official, the French Rugby League will host the 2025 Rugby League World Cup (including both... » Read more


Receive global sports venue NEWS twice a week in your inbox