[Tagging] RFC: vaccination / COVID-19 vaccination centres

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Wed Nov 25 19:57:01 UTC 2020

On Wed, 2020-11-25 at 13:28 +0000, Paul Allen wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Nov 2020 at 13:15, Phake Nick <c933103 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't thibk it is appropriate to add one-off temporary facilities
> > into OSM.
> How temporary is temporary?  All of man's works eventually crumble
> and
> decay.  No man-made feature is permanent.  On a long enough
> timescale,
> no geological feature is permanent either.
> We shouldn't map a one-off.  But such facilities are likely to
> operate for months,
> if not years.  Testing and vaccination facilities are generally not
> located in
> places like hospitals and doctors to minimize infection.  Often open-
> air
> for the same reason, which means they are going to be building=roof
> or building=marquee.  Most won't be constructed to last decades but
> will be there for many months.
Although in this case I would expect the approach to be to set up
sessions for schools, universities and at larger employers and for the
general population it will simply attend an appointment at their local
medical centre.

Phil (trigpoint)
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