Covid-19 booster jabs for eligible Solihull residents

October 22, 2021

Eligible people can now receive a COVID-19 booster jab.

People can book by visiting or calling 119.

The booster programme is being delivered through existing sites including pharmacies, hospital hubs, GP practices and vaccination centres. In line with guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, people will receive either one dose of Pfizer of half a dose of Moderna. People may also be offered the AstraZeneca vaccine if they are unable to have the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines for medical reasons.

People who are eligible for a booster dose are:

  • those living in residential care homes for older adults
  • all adults aged 50 years or over
  • frontline health and social care workers
  • people aged 16-49 who are clinically vulnerable.

Booster doses must be be given at least six months on from a second dose. The NHS will contact people when they become eligible for a booster dose.

More information is available on the NHS England website.

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