Walk-in Covid-19 Vaccine Centres Now Open!
Throughout west Essex we've opened a number of walk-in Covid-19 Vaccine Centres.
No appointment necessary
Just turn up
You do not need to be registered with a GP
For 1st or 2nd doses (2nd dose 8 weeks after 1st dose)
Boosters 6 months (182 days) since your 2nd dose of the vaccine
Booster vaccines - If it's been 6 months (182 days) since your 2nd dose of the vaccine, you can book an appointment or pop into a walk-in centre for you booster dose. Find your nearest walk-in centre or book your booster go to - Book online - NHS national booking. Or to book by phone call 119
Aged 16 or 17?
If you’re 16 or 17, you can now get your dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a walk-in clinic. You may also be contacted directly by the NHS and asked to book an appointment for your vaccine.
The NHS is offering a 1st dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to people aged 16 and 17. If you will turn 18 within 3 months, you can also get a 2nd dose.
You can use one of the walk-in clinics or book your appointment at a larger vaccination centre or pharmacy now, or wait to be invited to go to a local NHS service. Book your COVID-19 vaccination appointment
Aged 12 to 15?
Parents and carers of children aged 12-15 years old can either wait to be contacted with further information or can now book online. Please see the 12-15 page for more information.
When can you have your 2nd Jab?
There must be a minimum 8 week gap between your 1st and 2nd dose.
Helpline 0344 2573 961
(Monday-Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday-Sunday 10am-4pm)
Or for more information go to frequently asked questions.
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> Cervical screening saves 4,500* lives a year. So, why are women in west Essex missing out?
*It's estimated cervical screening saves 4,500 in England
Source - (NHS Digital - Open Exeter/Public Health England (PHE)
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