COVID-19 Autumn 2022 Booster Vaccinations

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The Autumn COVID-19 booster vaccination programme has now finished at Tadcaster Health Centre.

All patients:

  • over 50 years,
  • at risk patients 16-50 years
  • and immunosuppressed households aged 5-50 years

are now being offered their Autumn Booster. This follows the recommendation from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) that an extra dose should be offered to these groups to make sure those at greatest risk continue to have high levels of protection against COVID-19.

If you are eligible and have still not had an extra booster, then you will need to book online, click here to book an appointment online. If you’re unable to book online you can call 119 free of charge, you can speak to a translater if you need to

Vaccinating everyone who is eligible can help to reduce the risk of becoming ill and needing to have time off work, school or college.  It will also reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 to potentially vulnerable friends, colleagues or family members who could become extremely ill.

Although it feels like life is returning to normal, COVID-19 is still with us.  The virus spreads easily when people are together in enclosed spaces, such as public transport, indoors at home or work.  Getting up-to-date with your vaccination is the best defence against infection, to keep yourself, your family and the wider population healthy.