In County Durham, the NHS are delivering Covid-19 vaccinations at sites spread across the county.
The Covid-19 vaccine can help to stop you getting seriously ill or dying from coronavirus.
Find your nearest walk in clinic for the Covid-19 vaccine at NHS: Where and when you can you get a walk-in Covid-19 jab in County Durham
The free Covid-19 vaccination is offered on the NHS, find out which Covid-19 vaccine you are eligible for below:
- everyone aged five and over can get a first and second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine
- people aged 16 and over, and some children aged 12 to 15, can also get a booster dose
- people aged five and over who had a severely weakened immune system when they had their first two doses, will be offered a third dose before any booster doses
- people aged 75 and over, people who live in care homes for older people, and people aged 12 and over who have a weakened immune system, will be offered a spring booster
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.
How to stay safe
Vaccination is the best protection against Covid-19. However, there are things you can still do to help to prevent the spread of the virus:
- wash hands for 20 seconds and often
- Wear a face covering in crowded spaces
- Give others space
- introduce fresh air and meet outdoors where possible