Just the job on jabs
Mass vaccination sites in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire are now offering walk-in Covid-19 boosters, alongside booked appointments, to eligible people.
- The Guttmann Centre in Aylesbury accepts walk ins for boosters between 9.30am and 7pm on Fridays and 2pm and 7pm on Saturdays.
- The Kassam Stadium Centre in Oxford now accepts booster walk ins between 3pm and 7pm (the site is closed all day for Oxford United home matches; last walk in appointment 3pm on weekday home matchdays).
- The Broad Street Mall centre in Reading accepts walk ins for boosters between 9.30am and 7pm.
People can also book their Covid-19 booster vaccine dose online via NHS national booking system – https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/book-or-manage-a-1st-or-2nd-dose-of-the-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccination/
Those currently eligible for boosters include:
- Those living in residential care homes for older adults;
- All adults aged 50 years or over;
- Frontline health and social care workers;
- All those aged 16 to 49 with a health condition that puts you at high risk from COVID-19, and adult carers – https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/people-at-higher-risk/who-is-at-high-risk-from-coronavirus/ ;
- Adult household contacts of immunosuppressed individual.
People will only be able to book an appointment for a booster dose if it has been at least six months since their second dose of the vaccine.
People can also find out about all walk-in vaccination opportunities for boosters, first and second doses on the Grab A Jab website here– https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/find-a-walk-in-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccination-site/