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COVID-19 vaccinations

The NHS is getting ready to offer:

  • a booster vaccination to everyone aged 18 to 39 years, three months after second dose
  • a booster vaccination to those aged 16 or over with a severely weakened immune system, three months after third primary dose
  • a second dose of the vaccination to healthy 12 to 15 year olds.

The NHS will prioritise those at greatest risk, starting with clinically vulnerable people and older adults, and will offer the booster vaccination in order of descending age group. The NHS will let you know when it is your turn to get the booster vaccination – please wait until you hear from us.

If you are aged 40 or over, or are already eligible, please come forward for your booster vaccination now. We will update the National Booking Service as soon as possible so you can book your booster vaccination within three months of your last dose. In the meantime, you can book an appointment on the National Booking Service for six months (182 days) after your last dose. Please visit for information on who is eligible and how to get your booster.

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