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Walk In COVID Jabs Available in Whitby and Scarborough Today

COVID walk in clinics will be operating in Scarborough and Whitby today.

The Whitby clinic is at Springvale Medical Centre from 9am until 1pm.

In Scarborough there is a clinic at the Rugby club from 9am until midday.

Sally Brown from the Haxby Medical Group says anyone can turn up as long as they don't have COVID symptoms.

Tomorrow afternoon there will be a special clinic for 12-15 year olds at the rugby club in Scarborough.

Sally Brown says there will be specially trained staff on hand at the clinic.

You must be free of COVID symptoms to attend the walk in clinics.

It is useful if you can take your NHS number with you, but it is not essential.

This weekends walk in clinics are as follows:

SCARBOROUGH RUGBY CLUB

You must be free of symptoms and have had a lest 3 months since your last dose.

First, second and booster doses for all ages:

  • Saturday 8 January: 9am - 12pm

Jabs for 12 - 15 year old only:

  • Sunday 9 January: 1pm - 4pm

SPRINGVALE MEDICAL CENTRE WHITBY

First, second and booster doses for all ages:

  • Saturday 8 January: 9am - 1pm

The NHS has provided the following guide to eligibility for a further vaccine dose.

  • 5–11 years old in a clinical risk group or who are household contact of someone who is immunosuppressed require two paediatric doses eight weeks apart.
  • 12 years and over who are severely immunosuppressed need 1st, 2nd, 3rd dose and a booster. 1st, 2nd and 3rd doses need to be eight weeks apart and the booster needs to be three months after having the 3rd dose.
  • 12–15 year olds living with someone who is immunocompromised require 1st and 2nd doses eight weeks apart and a booster three months after having the second dose.
  • 12–15 year olds with an underlying condition require 1st and 2nd doses at least eight weeks apart and then a booster three months after having their 2nd dose.
  • 12–15 year olds with no underlying conditions require 1st and 2nd doses which should be 12 weeks apart.
  • 16 and 17 year olds in an at risk group need two vaccines at least eight weeks apart and then a booster three months after having their 2nd dose.
  • 16 and 17 year olds not in an at risk group need 1st and 2nd doses 12 weeks apart and then a booster three months after having their 2nd dose.
  • 18 years and over require 1st and 2nd doses at least eight weeks apart and then a booster three months after having the 2nd dose.

 

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