COVID-19 & flu vaccines

COVID-19 and flu vaccines

Local NHS teams offer seasonal COVID-19 and flu vaccines to eligible people. Usually, you are contacted by text or letter reminding you to book. Alternatively you do this:


Children’s vaccinations


Eligible children get the flu vaccine, from the GP or via the School Immunisation Service. The flu vaccine can be given as a quick and painless nasal spray, or if requested, an injection that does not contain gelatine.

  • All 2 and 3 year olds
  • All primary school age children (from Reception to year 6)
  • Some school year 7-11’s
  • Children from age 2 – 17 and who are at increased risk

Parents of children aged 6 months to 4 years who are at higher risk will be be offered a COVID-19 vaccine: To find out more and book an appointment for your child please email:

Eligible children:

  • Aged 6 months+ and at increased risk.
  • Aged 16+ and are a carer.
  • Aged 12+ and live with someone with a weakened immune syste
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