Tag: vaccinations

Covid vaccinations available now for all 5 -11 year olds

The NHS in Leeds has begun offering Covid-19 vaccinations to 5–11 year-olds. This follows the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s (JCVI) recommendation that all 5-11 year-olds be offered the covid vaccination to boost immunity and increase their protection against any future waves of Covid. Appointments are available at selected

New roving service for Covid vaccination programme

A new roving vaccination service is being set up for Leeds, as the Covid-19 vaccination programme moves into its next phase. Building on the success of the outreach vaccination clinics in local communities, the service will provide a wide range of clinics and temporary ‘pop ups’ across the city. This

NHS in Leeds to begin Spring booster vaccinations this week

The NHS in Leeds is starting to offer Spring booster vaccines this week as the Covid-19 vaccination programme moves to the next phase. The extra booster is being offered to people aged 75 and over, care home residents and people with weakened immune systems (12 and over), in line with

Get your jabs as part of the NHS ‘Big Vaccine Weekend’

People in Leeds are being given extra opportunities to get vaccinated as part of a major national drive to increase Covid-19 vaccination rates this weekend (26-28 November 2021). Hundreds of extra appointments for both boosters and first and second doses are on offer at vaccination centres across the district in

Leeds health chiefs issue ‘don’t delay’ plea for Covid-19 boosters and flu jabs

Eligible people in Leeds are being urged to protect themselves against serious illness this winter by getting both their Covid-19 booster and flu jab as soon as they are invited. Those most at risk from Covid-19 are being invited for a booster jab six months after they had their second

Covid jabs underway for 16 and 17 year olds

Sixteen and seventeen year olds in Leeds now get their Covid-19 vaccine ahead of going back to school or college in September. Following the recent recommendations from the Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), the local NHS has been working with partners to ensure all 16 and 17-year-olds can get vaccinated