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Covid-19 vaccinations

Covid-19 vaccinations

How to book your Covid-19 vaccination

All adults and young people over the age of 12 are now eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine and can book in for it through the NHS website

Please note, you do not have to have a GP or an NHS number to get the vaccine. If you do not have an NHS number, please contact your local GP surgery or attend a Covid-19 vaccination walk-in centre to get your vaccine.

Update on vaccinations

The rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine is being delivered by the NHS. We are not responsible for running the vaccination programme, though we are offering support in any practical way we can.

Vaccine data is now publicly available on the Gov.uk website.

You can also find more information about Covid-19 vaccinations on the Berkshire Public Health website.

Who can get the Covid-19 vaccine?

If you're aged 12 or over, you are eligible for the vaccine. More information is available on the NHS website.

Covid-19 booster vaccine

The NHS is delivering the Covid-19 booster vaccine to all adults and young people aged 16 and over. This is to help top up the protection given from the first two doses.

If you are eligible for a booster, you will be able to book an appointment through the NHS national booking service once it's been two months since your second dose. There must be a three month gap between your second Covid vaccine and the booster jab which means some people will not be contacted until the New Year.  

Most people can:

  • Book a vaccination appointment online for an appointment at a vaccination centre or pharmacy
  • Go to a walk-in vaccination site to get vaccinated without an appointment
  • Wait to be contacted by a local NHS service such as a GP surgery and book an appointment with them

For more information, visit the Covid-19 booster vaccine page on the Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) website.

Vaccination scams

We are aware that some people are receiving suspicious calls, phishing emails and text messages offering the Covid-19 vaccination. The vaccine is only available through the NHS and it is free of charge - at no point will you be asked to pay.

  • The NHS will never ask you for your bank account or card details  
  • The NHS will never ask you for your PIN or banking password
  • The NHS will never arrive unannounced at your home to administer the vaccine
  • The NHS will never ask you to prove your identity by sending copies of personal documents such as your passport, driving licence, bills or pay slips

If you receive a call you believe to be fraudulent, hang up. If you are suspicious about an email you have received, forward it to report@phishing.gov.uk. Suspicious text messages should be forwarded to the number 7726 which is free of charge.

If you believe you are the victim of a fraud, please report this to Action Fraud as soon as possible by calling 0300 123 2040 or visiting the Action Fraud website

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