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Powys Vaccination Programme hits 11000 milestone.

Over 11,000 people have been vaccinated through the Powys Teaching Health Board COVID-19 vaccination programme.

Newtown Mass Vaccination Centre opens

The third Mass Vaccination Centre in Powys has opened in its new location at the Maldwyn Leisure Centre in Newtown.

Vaccine success in Powys, but social distancing and personal hygiene are still the best solution to avoiding coronavirus

Health chiefs are remining people in Powys that Hands Face Space remains critically important.

Vaccination Heroes: Administration Team

The dedicated members of our Admin Team are working hard behind the scenes to deliver our COVID-19 vaccination programme.

The second edition of our COVID-19 Vaccination Newsletter is now available

Our weekly newsletter aims to keep you updated on COVID-19 vaccination plans and progress in Powys.

Powys Teaching Health Board and the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society working together to deliver COVID vaccination

Wednesday this week saw the opening of the new Mass Vaccination Centre at the Royal Welsh Showground in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells. In its first few days of operation it will see almost 1,000 Powys residents aged 80 and over receive their first dose of the COVID vaccine.

Mobile Testing Units in Powys move to Llansantffraid and Llandrindod Wells.

Two mobile testing units will be moving to new locations in Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain and Llandrindod Wells from Saturday 16 January.

Vaccination Heroes: Military Support

We at Powys Teaching Health Board would like to express our thanks to the six members of the RAF who are supporting us with the roll out of COVID vaccinations.

All 16 GP Practices in Powys are joining the COVID-19 vaccination programme in January
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

A network of primary care-led vaccination clinics will open across the county by the end of the month. 

COVID-19 vaccination information if you are registered with a GP outside Powys

Your invitation for COVID-19 will normally come from the county where you are registered with a GP.

Care Home residents receive vaccination in all parts of the county

Residents of care homes in Newtown are amongst the latest people to receive COVID-19 vaccination in the county.

Please attend your COVID-19 appointment only at your confirmed appointment time

COVID-19 vaccination appointments are only available if you have a confirmed date and time. Please attend at your allotted time.

Q&A session available to watch online

Our Q&A session with Carol Shillabeer is available to watch online.

Update on COVID-19 Vaccination Booking and Appointments

Please wait to be contacted about our appointment. Please do not contact your GP, pharmacy, health board, hospital or local authority.

Online Q&A Event on COVID-19 Vaccination in Powys

An online Q&A Event on COVID-19 Vaccination in Powys will take place on 12 January with Carol Shillabeer, Chief Executive, Powys Teaching Health Board.

COVID-19 Vaccination Newsletter now available

The first edition of our COVID-19 vaccination bulletin is available to read online.

Great progress on care home vaccination in Powys

Thursday saw another 250 care home residents vaccinated in Powys across nine different care homes.

Coronavirus is increasing in Powys

Powys communities are being urged to be on their guard for Coronavirus and follow social distancing guidelines to slow the spread of the virus.

Pathfinder GP practice-led vaccinations under way for Presteigne patients

Alongside the county’s mass vaccination centres, the first GP practice-led COVID-19 vaccinations get under way next week in a pathfinder service through Presteigne Medical Centre.

Care Home vaccinations begin in Powys

Today, 6 January 2021, Crosfield House in mid-Powys saw the first care home residents in the county receive their COVID vaccine.