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COVID-19 & Flu Vaccination

Who can get vaccinated against Covid-19 and Flu?

In line with advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, those eligible for a flu vaccine this year include:

  • those aged 65 years and over
  • those aged 6 months to under 65 years in clinical risk groups (as defined by the Green Book, chapter 19 (Influenza))
  • pregnant women
  • all children aged 2 or 3 years on 31 August 2023
  • school-aged children (from Reception to Year 11)
  • those in long-stay residential care homes
  • carers in receipt of carer’s allowance, or those who are the main carer of an elderly or disabled person
  • close contacts of immunocompromised individuals
  • frontline workers in a social care setting without an employer led occupational health scheme including those working for a registered residential care or nursing home, registered domiciliary care providers, voluntary managed hospice providers and those that are employed by those who receive direct payments (personal budgets) or Personal Health budgets, such as Personal Assistants

 

Those eligible for a spring covid vaccine are:

  • everyone aged 75 or older by 30 June 2024
  • people in care homes for older adults
  • anyone immunosuppressed who is aged six months or older

 

For queries relating to the out-of-season Covid-19 vaccinations offer, please contact the SVOC team.