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Your COVID Vaccine

Last Updated 7 September 2022

COVID-19 vaccination is safe and effective. It offers protection for you. It also offers greater protection for your loved ones and communities. It helps us return to normal day-to-day life.

Your eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination depends on several factors. These include your age, your clinical risks, and your job role. Use the table below to find out more about your eligibility. Choose the highest row in the table that applies to you, your clinical risks and your job role.

    Your Primary Course Your Boosters
    First Primary Dose Second Primary Dose First Booster Autumn Booster 2022
1 I am aged 12+ in a clinical risk group (including severe immunosuppression) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2 I live in a care home for older adults Yes Yes Yes Yes
3 I work in a care home for older adults Yes Yes Yes Yes
4 I am aged 50 or over Yes Yes Yes Yes
5 I work in frontline health and care services Yes Yes Yes Yes
6 I am an unpaid carer aged 16 or over Yes Yes Yes Yes
7 I am aged 12 or over and I am a household contact of someone with immunosuppression Yes Yes Yes Yes
8 I am aged 5-11 in a clinical risk group or a household contact of someone with immunosuppression Yes Yes Yes*
9 I am aged 12-49 without clinical risk factors Yes Yes Yes No
10 I am aged 12-17 without clinical risk factors Yes Yes No No
11 I am aged 5-11 (as at 31 August 2022) without clinical risk factors (or a household contact of someone with immunosuppression)  Yes Yes No No
12 I am aged 0-4, or my 5th birthday was on or after 1 September 2022 No No No No
           

Notes:

  • Some people who were immunosuppressed at the time of their first or second dose were also offered a third primary dose as part of their primary course.
  • Some people at greatest risk of serious illness from COVID-19 were also offered a Spring Boosters in 2022. The Spring Booster programme has ended.
  • The Autumn Booster 2022 will be the first booster for people aged 5-11 in a clinical risk group or who are a household contact of a person will immunosuppression

If you are eligible for a first dose, second dose and first booster and have not yet received this then please use the links below to find out more:

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