By 23 August young people and children in England who are:
- Between 16 and 17 are to be offered a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. This group will be invited by invited by text and letter to book their appointments through GPs or via walk-in centres. NHS England has launched a new online walk-in sitefinder to help 16 and 17-year-olds locate their nearest available centre. Further sites will come online over the coming weeks.
17 year olds, turning 18 in 3 months can book their vaccine appointment online through the National Booking Service or by calling 119.
Between 12 to 15 and who are clinically vulnerable to COVID-19 or who live with adults who are at increased risk of serious illness from the virus are also being contacted by the NHS and invited for their vaccine.
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.