If you have not had your vaccine yet, you're still eligible and can book anytime. How you get a COVID vaccine and how many doses you receive depends on your age and the following conditions:
People aged 18 and over
You can get your 1st and 2nd dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at any time if you're aged 18 or over (or will turn 18 within three months).
Young people aged 16 and 17
The NHS is offering a COVID-19 vaccine dose to people aged 16 and 17. If your child is eligible for two doses of the vaccine, contact your GP.
Some young people are being offered 2 doses of the vaccine 8 weeks apart.
How: You can attend a walk-in clinic or contact your GP.
Children aged 12 to 15
All children aged 12 to 15 will be offered a COVID-19 vaccine dose.
How: Parents and guardians will get a letter with information about when the vaccine will be offered. Most children will be given their vaccine at school.
Some young people are being offered 2 doses of the vaccine 8 weeks apart. If your child is eligible for two doses of the vaccine, contact your GP.
People with a weakened immune system
A third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine is being offered to people aged 12 and over who had a weakened immune system when they had their first two doses.
How: If you're eligible for a third dose, the NHS will let you know when and where to have the vaccine.
Information: A third dose is different from the booster as this is administered with a shorter gap (min. 8 weeks post second dose) to give a better immune response from those who are immunocompromised.
Who can get a COVID-19 booster vaccine?
Booster vaccine doses will be available from the NHS for people most at risk from COVID-19 who have already had two doses of a vaccine.
How: The NHS will let you know when it's your turn to have a booster dose. Information on when and how to get your booster jab.
Do you have questions about the vaccine?
If you or anyone you know has questions about the COVID-19 vaccines, visit one of our drop in clinics where one of the clinicians will be happy to speak to you about the vaccine and help answer any questions you may have.
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