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Covid-19 vaccination

In County Durham, the NHS are delivering Covid-19 vaccinations across the county.

Covid-19 is a highly infectious respiratory illness.  The best way to protect yourself and others from Covid-19 is to have the Covid-19 vaccination and boosters.

Please note the spring booster is currently available and eligible for:

  • people aged 75 years and older
  • residents in care homes for older people
  • those aged 5 years and over with a weakened immune system

Within County Durham, both GP practices and some community pharmacy sites are offering Covid-19 vaccines.  GP practices use local booking systems and will be contacting patients in priority order to book appointments at your GP practices.  Community Pharmacy Sites are available to book via the National Booking Site at NHS: Book or manage your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination.

Free vaccination

The free Covid-19 vaccination is offered on the NHS, find out which Covid-19 vaccine you are eligible for at NHS: flu vaccination.

If you're one of the eligible groups, you should make sure you have all of your Covid-19 vaccinations and boosters to protect yourself against the virus. 

You may also be eligible for the flu vaccination, find information at NHS: flu vaccination.