This week the vaccination programme administered more than 65,000 vaccines in one week as well as opening up to all those aged 34 and over. So far, 860,553 vaccinations have been administered in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire with 320,789 of these being second doses.
The NHS is urging anyone who qualifies for a jab, but has not yet received one, to book an appointment. Those who are currently eligible include those aged 34 and over, frontline health and social care workers as well as those who are clinically vulnerable, clinically extremely vulnerable and carers. You can book an appointment by calling 119 or visiting the National Booking Website.
There are lots of appointments available at our main vaccination locations as well as pharmacies across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire and the popular vaccine bus will be out on the road again next week.
Any member of the public aged 40-49 who has not had their Covid-19 vaccine is able to walk-in to a number of locations and have a vaccination without booking. The walk-in service is available at: the Forest Recreation Ground, King’s Meadow Campus, Gamston Community Centre, Ashfield Health Village, Newark Showground, Richard Herrod Centre and Mansfield Vaccination Centre.
In order to make it as convenient as possible for the public, the vaccination centres are open from 8am – 8pm, seven days a week. If you haven’t already booked, don’t worry, there is a vaccine waiting for you as soon as your make your appointment.
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.