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All 40-49 year olds are to have two doses and booster of the COVID-19 vaccination. If you have not yet had your vaccines, you are still eligible and can book your appointment online, or attend a walk in clinic at any time, where no appointment is needed.

A booster is given 3 months after your second dose. 

It is importnant that you have both of your coronavirus vaccines, this will help us return to normal, by protecting yourself, friends and family.

If you are in an at risk group, or you are immunosuppressed - please visit this page or if you are pregnant or breeastfeeding, you can visit this page here.

To learn more, click the drop down menu below:

 

  • Second dose information

    Second doses will be given within 8 weeks of the first dose in line with guidance.

    These can be booked online or you can attend a local walk in clinic. Please note if you try to attend a walk in clinic earlier than 8 weeks after your first vaccine, you will be turned away.

    ‘What to expect after your vaccine leaflet’.

  • Booster Vaccine

    You can now book your COVID-19 booster vaccine, if you are 30 and over or with a condition that puts you at high risk from COVID-19.

    You'll only be able to book an appointment/attend a walk-in for a booster dose if it's been at least 3 motnhs since your 2nd dose of the vaccine.

    You need to:

    • book 1 appointment for 1 booster dose
    • wait 4 weeks (28 days) before booking if you've had a positive COVID test, starting from the date you had the test.

    How to Book

    It’s easy to book your COVID vaccine through the National Booking System, call 119, or wait till you are invited.

    When booking you need your name and date of birth, OR NHS number.

    If you are 30+ you can now pre-book your booster dose online through the National Booking System  , if it has been 2 months since your 2nd dose. You will be offered appointments from 3 months after the date of your 2nd dose. Please note that this is only for book appointments and not walk-in clinics

  • Which COVID-19 vaccine will I get?

    Most people will be offered a booster dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine or Moderna vaccine.

    This means your booster dose may be different from the vaccines you had for your 1st and 2nd doses.

    Some people may be offered a booster dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine if they cannot have the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccine.

  • COVID-19 booster vaccine and flu vaccine

    Most people who can get a COVID booster vaccine are also eligible for the annual flu vaccine.

    If you are offered both vaccines, it's safe to have them at the same time.

    To learn more about the flu vaccine, please click here. 

  • When attending your coronavirus vaccination appointment

    Helpful information before attending your appointment

    You can help your NHS by following the below guidance to reduce delays and ensure a positive experience when having your vaccination.

    Arrive on time for your appointment – not too early or too late

    When arriving for your appointment, it is important to join the queue at your appointment time.  If you arrive early, please remain in your vehicle until your appointment time. You will only cause delays if you join the queue too early.

    When joining the queue or entering the centre please remember Hands, Face, Space. Continue to sanitise your hands, wear a face covering and always keep 2 metres apart from others.

    Important points to prepare

    Before your appointment it is important to have your NHS number ready, follow this link to find out how to find your NHS number  and remove any outer garments when inside the building. 

    To help the process run smoothly, please wear clothing that allows easy access to your arm, this will help the vaccinators and will reduce queues.  

  • How to book

    It’s easy to book your COVID-19 vaccine through the National Booking System.

    When booking you need your name and date of birth, OR NHS number.

    Alternatively you can, visit a walk in clinic where no appointment is needed.

    If you are, 40+ you can now pre-book your booster dose online through the National Booking System  , if it has been 2 months since your 2nd dose. You will be offered appointments from 3 months after the date of your 2nd dose. Please note that this is only for book appointments and not walk-in clinics

  • When attending your coronavirus vaccination appointment

    Helpful information before attending your appointment

    You can help your NHS by following the below guidance to reduce delays and ensure a positive experience when having your vaccination.

    Arrive on time for your appointment – not too early or too late

    When arriving for your appointment, it is important to join the queue at your appointment time.  If you arrive early, please remain in your vehicle until your appointment time. You will only cause delays if you join the queue too early.

    When joining the queue or entering the centre please remember Hands, Face, Space. Continue to sanitise your hands, wear a face covering and always keep 2 metres apart from others.

    Important points to prepare

    Before your appointment it is important to have your NHS number ready, follow this link to find out how to find your NHS number  and remove any outer garments when inside the building. 

    To help the process run smoothly, please wear clothing that allows easy access to your arm, this will help the vaccinators and will reduce queues.