[Tagging] Approved - healthcare=vaccination_centre

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 07:48:30 UTC 2021


The new feature tag healthcare=vaccination_centre has been approved with 20
yes, 0 no, 1 abstention:
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Tag:healthcare%3Dvaccination_
<https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Tag:healthcare%3Dvaccination_centre>
centre
<https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Tag:healthcare%3Dvaccination_centre>

It is documented at
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:healthcare%3Dvaccination_centre
<https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Tag:healthcare%3Dvaccination_centre>
and
Key:healthcare - *"A healthcare facility where people are vaccinated"*

Please consider checking if there are features in this area where this tag
could be more appropriate, e.g., for public COVID-19 vaccination sites
(with "vaccination=covid19")

-- Joseph Eisenberg

On Fri, Jan 1, 2021 at 12:47 PM Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>
wrote:

> The voting period is now open for the new
> tag healthcare=vaccination_centre: "A healthcare facility where people are
> vaccinated"
>
> The tag healthcare=vaccination_centre is proposed to map a vaccination
> centre: a healthcare facility specifically dedicated to administering
> vaccinations to individuals, to provide immunisation against infectious
> diseases.
>
> This tag should be used for locations which are specifically designed or
> designated for vaccination, and which are not a general clinic, hospital or
> doctor's office (which already have tags). These centres may be located in
> permanent structures and intended for long-term use for multiple
> vaccination programs, or might be semi-permanent or short-term facilities
> located in tents or other mobile structures which are designed for a single
> vaccination campaign.
>
> It may be used with the recently approved tag vaccination=* which can
> specify the specific vaccination or vaccinations which are available at the
> location, e.g. vaccination=covid-19.
>
> -- Joseph Eisenberg
>
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