Flu and Covid 2022

 

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Flu and Covid 2022

We are hoping that we will be able to administer the covid and flu vaccine.

However, this will depend on availability and deliveries!

 

Walk in clinics

We will be running walk-in clinics for our joint flu and covid vaccinations this year.

We will be running a mixture of clinics to fit you all in!

Saturday clinics

Walk-in clinics: 8.30am - 3.30pm

Check your Covid-19 eligibility

Check your Flu eligibility

  • 17th September 2022 - Ages 65+ only

More dates will be added according to vaccine availability.

Under 18s

Separate clinics will be set up for children under 18 in surgery and these patients will be invited in due course.

  • If your child is not in an at risk group and eligible to have their vaccine at school then this is where they will have it.

Please note

  • Please consider the clothing you wear on the day.
  • Please allow easy access to the arm
  • All patients should bring a face covering or mask with them
  • There is no parking on site except limited parking for blue badge holders
  • Please do not park in the staff car park. There is local parking nearby.
  • Home visits will be arranged by the team and you will be contacted prior to your visit.

 

Frequently asked questions

When do the clinics start?

  • The clinics will start on the 17th September 2022 and will be taking place on Saturdays throughout the months leading up to mid-December. The clinics will start at 8.30am and finish at 3.30pm.  As they are walk in clinics please be prepared to wait in the queue.

Who will get the flu vaccine?

  • 50 and over (including those who'll be 50 by the 31 March 2023)
  • have certain health conditions
  • are pregnant
  • are in long-stay residential care
  • receive a carer's allowance, or are the main carer for an older or disabled person who may be at risk if you get sick
  • live with someone who is more likely to get infections (such as someone who has HIV, has had a transplant or is having certain treatments for cancer, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis)
  • frontline health or social care workers

I am aged 50-65, am I also eligible for flu?

  • If you're aged 50-64 but also in another at-risk group, you will be invited for the flu vaccine in the coming weeks. Please bring the invitation with you, you may be asked to present this.

Who gets the Autumn Covid Vaccine?

  • all adults aged 50 years and over
  • those aged 5 to 49 years in a clinical risk group, including pregnant women
  • those aged 5 to 49 years who are household contacts of people with immunosuppression
  • those aged 16 to 49 years who are carers
  • residents in a care home for adults and staff working in care homes for older adults
  • frontline health and social care workers

I am almost 65, am I eligible now?

  • Yes. As with previous years, anyone who will be 65 years by the 31st March 2023 is entitled to received a flu vaccine from 65+ supply even before they turn 65

Published: Aug 26, 2022