The COVID-19 vaccination programme is the biggest vaccination programme in the history of the NHS. COVID-19 vaccines are available to everyone aged 5 or over.

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. They give you the best protection against COVID-19. To find out how to get a first, second or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine visit

In July and August many local vaccination sites will be pausing over the summer but appointments will still be available through the national booking service at various sites including community pharmacies and the large vaccination centres. To book visit, Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination - NHS ( or call 119 free from mobiles and landlines. Lines are open every day from 8am to 8pm, and 119 can provide support in 200 languages.

Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine
  • Everyone aged 5 and over can get a 1st and 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • People aged 16 and over, and some children aged 12 to 15, can also get a booster dose.
  • People aged 12 and over who had a severely weakened immune system when they had their first two doses will be offered a third dose and a booster (4th dose)
  • People aged 75 and over, people who live in care homes for older people, and people aged 12 and over who have a weakened immune system, will be offered a spring booster.

Find out how to get a COVID-19 vaccination

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