Take steps to boost protection for yourself and the people you care for by getting the COVID-19 autumn booster and flu vaccinations.
Take steps to boost protection for yourself and the people you support by getting the COVID-19 autumn booster and flu vaccinations this autumn.
Autumn COVID-19 booster
People who are eligible for the COVID-19 booster include those who are:
People at risk due to a health condition or weakened immune system should be invited by their GP for a COVID-19 booster vaccination.
If you are booking a COVID-19 booster as a carer, you can now book an appointment on the national booking website at www.nhs.uk/covid-vaccination. You can also call 119 to book your jab.
More information about who can have the COVID-19 autumn booster and how to get it is available on the NHS website at: www.nhs.uk/covid-vaccination
Those who are eligible for the free NHS flu vaccine this winter includes those who:
You may be invited for a vaccination by your GP practice if you are a registered carer, or because your age or a medical condition makes you more vulnerable to flu.
More information about who can have the flu vaccine and how to get it is available on the NHS website at: www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/flu-influenza-vaccine/
Vaccination appointments – what to take
If you have a COVID-19 booster vaccine booked as a carer, please take the following to your appointments:
To request a COVID-19 booster vaccine invite letter from Carers in Hertfordshire, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01992 58 69 69.
The Hertfordshire and West Essex Integrated Care System’s website also has information about the vaccinations on offer this winter across Hertfordshire and west Essex to protect people against flu and COVID-19: https://hertsandwestessexics.org.uk/winter-vaccines