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COVID BOOSTER VACCINATIONS The NHS will be offering booster vaccine doses (from next week) to people most at risk of...
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COVID BOOSTER VACCINATIONS

The NHS will be offering booster vaccine doses (from next week) to people most at risk of COVID and who have had their first two vaccines – GPs will be contacting eligible people to let know when they should have the vaccine.

Eligibility

  • care home residents
  • Health and social care workers
  • Over 50s
  • 16-49 yrs. old with underlying health conditions
  • Adult carers
  • Households with immunosuppressed people
  • Other people at risk ( clinical discretion )

Children aged 12-15 years  – COVID Vaccine Approved:

The government has also announced that children 12 – 15 year will also be offered one dose of the Pfizer vaccine from Monday, 20th September 2021

Flu Eligibility

those eligible for NHS influenza vaccination in 2021 to 2022 are:

  • all children aged 2 to 15 (but not 16 years or older) on 31 August 2021
  • those aged 6 months to under 50 years in clinical risk groups
  • pregnant women
  • those aged 50 years and over
  • those in long-stay residential care homes
  • carers
  • close contacts of immunocompromised individuals
  • frontline health and social care staff employed by:
  • a registered residential care or nursing home
  • registered domiciliary care provider of a voluntary managed hospice provider of Direct Payment (personal budgets)
    • and/or

Personal Health Budgets, such as Personal Assistants.