COVID-19 vaccinations

Vaccinations in Redbridge

Everyone over 12 and children aged between 5-11 years with a health condition that puts them at high risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19 is now eligible to book the COVID-19 vaccination appointment by:

Children aged 12 to 15- All children aged 12 to 15 can get a 1st dose and 2nd dose of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine (including children who turn 12 on the date of vaccination).

COVID-19 Boosters 

The COVID-19 booster vaccine dose helps improve the protection you have from your first two doses of the vaccine.

It helps give you longer-term protection against getting seriously ill from COVID-19. 

You can get the COVID-19 booster if you fit into one of the categories below:

  • people aged 16 and over 
  • people who live and work in care homes
  • frontline health and social care workers
  • people aged 12-15 and over with a health condition that puts them at high risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19
  • carers aged 16 and over
  • people aged 16 and over who live with someone who is more likely to get infections (such as someone who has HIV, has had a transplant or is having certain treatments for cancer, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis)

People who are pregnant and in one of the eligible groups can also get a booster dose.

The COVID-19 booster can only be administered three months (91 days) after your 2nd COVID-19 dose.

Visit the NHS website to find out more about the COVID-19 booster vaccine

 

Since 21 March the NHS COVID vaccination programme has been inviting eligible people to come forward for their life-saving Spring booster jab.

The Spring booster jab is available to

  • People aged 75 and over
  • People who live in a care home for older people
  • People aged 12 and over who have a weakened immune system

How to get your Spring booster jab

  • People aged 75 and over and those who are immunosuppressed are able to book their Spring booster jab through the national booking service online at nhs.uk/COVID vaccine or by calling 119.
  • The NHS will also invite people to arrange a jab through the national booking service when it is their turn.
  • If you are aged over 75 and/or immunosuppressed you should be offered an appointment around 6 months (and not before 3 months) since your last dose of vaccine.
  • You will be given a booster dose of either Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. Both vaccines boost well and have already been given to millions of people in the UK.

Vaccination clinics in Redbridge

Get your first, second or booster dose at one of our clinics below. Appointments and walk-ins available.

No proof of address, immigration status or NHS number is required for the pop-up clinics – just confirmation of your age.

To book an appointment at one of the clinics below call 119 or use the NHS booking site.

King George Hospital, IG3 8YB

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm
Closed for lunch 12:20pm - 1:30pm

Saturday & Sunday 8:30am - 6:15pm
Closed for lunch 1:20pm - 2:30pm

Fullwell Cross Medical Centre, Barkingside, IG6 2HG

Monday and Friday* 5pm - 6.30pm (walk-ins between 5pm - 6pm only)

Redbridge Town Hall, 128-142 High Rd, Ilford IG1 1DD

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Pharmacies offering COVID-19 1st, 2nd and Booster dose

Mayors Pharmacy, Snakes Lane West, Woodford Green

*Walk-ins available on the days below

Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm

*12pm-1pm lunch

Saturday - Sunday 9am - 1pm

Wanstead Pharmacy, Wanstead High Street

Monday - Saturday 9am - 7pm

*Walk-ins available

Britannia Pharmacy, 21 - 23 Horns Rd, Ilford

Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm

Saturday 11am - 5pm

Questions and Answers on the COVID-19 Vaccines

For information please visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus

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