Vaccination of adult household contacts of severely immunosuppressed individuals alongside JCVI priority Cohort 6 and completion of Cohorts 1-9

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Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani, Medical Director for Primary Care, and Ed Waller, Director of Primary Care, regarding the JCVI’s advice that adult household contacts of adults (over 16 years of age) with severe immunosuppression should be offered COVID-19 vaccination alongside priority group 6.




This operational guide should be used to support mobilising vaccination for adult household contacts of severe immunosuppressed adults (over 16 years of age) to maximise uptake of the vaccine for this group of people and to ensure immunosuppressed individuals are as protected as possible from COVID-19.

Published 31 March 2021.