Patient receiving a vaccination, the patient and clinician are both wearing face masks.

The spring vaccination programme is now live – find out how you can get yours.

The NHS is encouraging anyone aged 75 and over and other eligible people to book their Covid vaccine this spring. Covid is still here and the vaccine offers the best protection against the virus.

You are eligible for the spring vaccine if you:

  • age 75 or older
  • live in a care home
  • are aged six months old or over and have a severely weakened immune system (often known as immunosuppressed)

Dr Helen Wall, Clinical Director of Population Health at NHS Greater Manchester said: “Viruses change, so the protection offered by a vaccine will fade over time, making it less effective. The spring vaccine is ‘topping up’ your existing protection.

“For some people Covid can feel like a bad cold, but if you have a weakened immune system or are elderly, there is the risk of serious illness and life-threatening complications. So if you are eligible, make sure you book an appointment. By getting vaccinated you are looking after your own health as well as protecting those around you.”

If you are eligible, you will receive either a text message, email, letter or message through your NHS app. You don’t have to wait for the invite, you can also book a vaccine appointment. Visit the get my jab page on our website to find out how to book your appointment.

We’re making it as easy as possible for eligible people in Greater Manchester to get their Covid-19 vaccinations, either at a walk-in clinic, or at a local pharmacy.  Details of local walk-in clinics and pharmacies can be found on our website here.  The first appointments will be available from Monday, 22 April, 2024, up until Sunday, 30 June, 2024.

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