Under 18

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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.

‘What to expect after your vaccine leaflet’ 

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, visit a walk inclinic.