The vaccination programme in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire is underway and this week we opened up the programme to the over 65s. Please urge your friends and family to book an appointment if they are eligible, there is no need to wait for your letter. We have 11 sites offering the life-saving vaccine throughout the weekend to the most vulnerable in our community. We are also offering the vaccine at a number of pop-up clinics across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. For more information on how to book, please click here.
Dr Andy Haynes, Executive Lead, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System, said: “Latest data shows that in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire we have administered 179,020 vaccinations to date, with 50,646 done in the last week alone.
“This week we opened up the vaccination programme to over 65s. This means that if you are over 65 you can book an appointment regardless of whether or not you have received a letter. Please do urge friends and family to book in for their vaccination if they are eligible, it is the best protection against the virus.
“You do not need to wait for your letter to book your Covid-19 vaccination appointment. Book via the local booking site or call 0115 883 4640 between 9am – 5pm. Or call 119 to book an appointment at the Mansfield Vaccination Centre.
“It is fantastic to see the numbers of those vaccinated increase at such an encouraging rate and I would like to thank all those NHS staff, volunteers and those who have been seconded and retrained for all your efforts.”
The NHS is here for you and so if you are concerned about a new lump or mole or have any other health issues then please get in touch with your GP or in an emergency call 999. If you are unsure which service you need, call 111 or go to 111 Online who will advise you on the best service for your needs.
If you have symptoms of coronavirus, including a new continuous cough, a high temperature or a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of smell or taste, then get a test by calling 119 or go online to https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test
For more information about the Covid-19 vaccination programme, please click here.
For information on how to book a Covid-19 vaccination appointment, please click here.