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COVID-19 Vaccination

Everyone aged 12 and over, and some children aged 5 to 11, can get a 1st and 2nd dose of the vaccine. Everyone aged 16 and over can also have a booster dose, three months after their second.

People aged 16 and over can book their COVID-19 vaccination on the National Booking System www.nhs.uk or by calling 119; or find a drop-in vaccination site to get vaccinated without needing an appointment.

LOOKING FOR A DROP-IN CLINIC? CLICK HERE 

Children aged 12-15 years 

Most children will have been offered their vaccine at school. The vaccinations have been delivered by CWPT's School Immunisations Team across all secondary schools in Coventry and Warwickshire. Out of school clinics are now available for any child aged 12-15 who has not yet had their first Covid-19 vaccination. Details of clinics are available below.
 
Poster for 12-15 year old COVID vaccinations_JAN2022

Find out more about the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15

There is a website designed by young people for young people.Here you can learn more about the vaccine, get answers to your questions and when ready, organise your jab locally. Visit Everything COVID

Children aged 5-11 at risk

COVID-19 vaccination guide for parents of at risk children - Health Publications [pdf] 479KB

COVID-19 What to expect after your child's vaccination 5-11years [pdf] 503KB

Protect yourself and your family

Getting vaccinated means protecting yourself and may also help to protect your family, friends and patients from the virus.

Continue to wash hands, cover face, and make space

The COVID-19 vaccine is our best defence against the virus used alongside effective social distancing, wearing a mask, and washing your hands.

A clinically approved vaccination

The vaccine has been developed and approved following several clinical trials involving thousands of people across the world.

Vaccine eligibility

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) decide the order in which people should be vaccinated. You can find out which groups are currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine here.

How the vaccine is given

The vaccine is given by injection into the arm or shoulder. You will be asked which arm you wish to have it in – we recommend if you are right-handed to have it in your left arm and vice versa. 

You will need two doses and a booster dose of the vaccine to gain the maximum protection. The first two doses will be given 8 weeks apart therefore you will need to attend two appointments to receive both doses. If you do not have both doses the vaccine will not be fully effective. A booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is available for everyone aged 16 and over, and some children aged 12 to 15, who have had 2 doses of the vaccine at least 3 months ago.

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