Omicron Variant and Covid-19 Boosters

 

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Following a Government announcement on 29th November, the NHS is developing plans to extend the Covid-19 booster vaccination programme to include everyone aged 18 and over.

12 to 15 year olds will also be offered a second dose of the vaccine and an additional booster will be available for people who are immunosuppressed.

People will become eligible for their booster three months after their second dose (reduced from six months).

For now, all you need to do is wait to be contacted by the NHS. Please help us to help all patients by not contacting your GP practice about your booster or by turning up at vaccination sites.

If you are over 40 or a Health and Social Care Worker, and are eligible for your booster, please go online to the NHS website or call 119 to book your appointment.

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Published: Dec 2, 2021