COVID-19 vaccine 

The COVID-19 vaccination is effective and the safest way to protect yourself.

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While COVID-19 can be unpleasant for most people it can be very dangerous and even life threatening for some, particularly people with certain health conditions, older people and pregnant women.

Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine

Additional protection for people with a severely weakened immune system

COVID-19 vaccines are normally given seasonally, but some people with a severely weakened immune system may need additional protection at other times.

Seasonal COVID-19 vaccines

Some people at increased risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19 may require a COVID-19 vaccine between seasonal vaccine campaigns.

Your specialist team will advise you if you are eligible.

There are four sites in Humber and North Yorkshire offering the COVID-19 vaccine:

  • Citywide Health Haxby
  • Stokesley Surgery
  • Lawrence House Surgery Scarborough
  • Hull University Teaching Hospitals

Find out more about getting a COVID-19 vaccine, including if you’re eligible and how to get it

The COVID vaccine gives you the best possible protection against COVID-19. It is safe and effective. Around 40 million adults in the UK have already had both COVID vaccine doses. The NHS has delivered over 146 million COVID vaccines, helping to save tens of thousands of lives. Find out more about the COVID vaccine here.

Most children who get COVID will only suffer mild symptoms, but, for some children COVID can be dangerous. Find out more about eligibility here.

If you’re a health or social care worker you’re eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccine. Speak to your employer or book through the National Booking Service (NBS). When booking through NBS simply state whether you are a frontline health worker or a frontline social care worker.

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Unsure if you’re

If you are not sure if you have had all your vaccines submit an online request with your GP practice to ask. Your GP practice will identify missing vaccinations and schedule a catch-up if needed.