Last Chance to Get Covid-19 Spring Booster or First Doses
Local people who are eligible are being encouraged to take up the offer of a Covid-19 booster vaccination before the national spring booster programme ends on Friday 30th June 2023.
The offer of first and second doses of Covid-19 vaccine for 5- to 49-year-olds with no underlying health conditions also ends on 30 June 2023.
Drop-in vaccination clinics will continue to run at the vaccination centres based at Falkirk Community Hospital, Stirling Health and Care Village and Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre from 8.30am to 7.00pm (Monday – Saturday) until the end of June 2023. Mobile drop-in vaccination clinics are also taking place at the following locations:
Tuesday 27th June
Tesco Superstore, Colliery Rd, Redding, Falkirk – 9.00am – 3.00pm
Wednesday 28th June
Albert Halls car park, Dumbarton Rd, Stirling – 9.00am – 3.00pm
Thursday 29th June
Cowie Health Centre, Burns Terrace – 9.00am -11.30am
Anyone who has had their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on or before the 30 June 2023, can attend a local vaccination drop-in clinic and book their second dose using the online national vaccination booking portal on www.nhsinform.scot/covid19vaccine or by calling the national vaccination helpline on 0800 030 8013.
People who haven’t had either their first or second Covid-19 vaccine dose can also attend a local drop-in vaccination clinic or book an appointment until the 30 June at www.nhsinform.scot/covid19vaccine or by calling 0800 030 8013.
The following groups are eligible for the spring Covid-19 booster:
- Anyone aged 75 years or over (by 30 June 2023)
- Residents in care homes for older adults
- Those aged 5 years or over (by 1 April 2023) who have a weakened immune system
Anyone unsure can visit the self-help guide on NHS Inform to find out if they are eligible.