An autumn booster vaccination is now being offered to the people at greatest risk from Covid-19 to help ensure they continue to be protected against the virus over the winter.
Who needs a booster?
- People who live or work in a care home for older adults
- Frontline health and social care workers
- People aged 50 and over
- People aged 5-49 who are immunosuppressed
- People aged 5-49 who have a health condition that puts them at greater risk from Covid
- People aged 5-49 who live with someone who is immunosuppressed
- Pregnant women
- People aged 16-49 who are carers
How to get your booster
You will be contacted by the NHS or your local GP with information on how to book your appointment. Alternatively, you can book an appointment at a centre of your choice using the National Booking Service, either online or by calling 119, free of charge. Some centres are now also offering walk-in appointments - you can check for services near you using the NHS site-finder.
Where to get your booster
Vaccinations are being offered at a wide range of centres across West Yorkshire, including community vaccination centres and local pharmacies. Many of our GPs are also working together to offer vaccinations to their patients from local centres.