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Covid-19 vaccination

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

Free vaccination

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