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Mass Vaccination Centres are CLOSED on Saturday 30 January

With a YELLOW warning of snow affecting the whole of Powys, our vaccination centres will be closed today.

New Call Centre Partnership with Powys County Council improves service for COVID-19 vaccination patients

A new call centre partnership with Powys County Council is helping to improve the booking services for people requesting COVID-19 Vaccination in Powys.

Snow Alert: Changes to COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments at Mass Vaccination Centres

With snow forecast for the whole of Powys on Saturday we are taking steps to bring forward appointments for COVID-19 vaccination in our mass vaccination centres.

Mobile Testing Units move to Machynlleth and Knighton as part of rolling programme

The rotation of mobile testing units across Powys continues with both units moving to two new locations in Machynlleth and Knighton from Monday 1 February.

Vaccination Heroes: Estates Team

Our Estates Team is the latest team to be spotlighted in our Vaccination Heroes series.

COVID vaccinations by GPs

Today sees the launch of COVID vaccinations at your local GP practice in Powys.

Third edition of our COVID-19 Vaccination Newsletter now available

The third edition of the health board's weekly newsletter on COVID-19 vaccination is now available.

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
A sign that reads Powys
A sign that reads 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.