Well being board encourages at-risk individuals to take Covid spring booster


The jag has been supplied to individuals aged 75 or over and people aged over 12 who’re immunosuppressed, with clinics working since early March.

Anybody in these teams who has not but come ahead can guide on-line or name the nationwide vaccination helpline seven days every week to make an appointment which fits them.

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The next cell clinics are open this week:

Thursday, June 23: Morrisons Dumbarton, Glasgow Street, G82 1QZ, Open from 10am till 5pm

Friday, June 24: Morrisons Cardonald, 1760 Paisley Street West, Glasgow, G52 2BW, Open from 10am till 5pm


Drop-in clinics:

 Thursday, June 23: Glasgow Membership Easterhouse, 12 Auchinlea Street, G34 9HQ, Open                                      from 3pm till 7pm

Friday, June 24: Glasgow Membership Easterhouse, 12 Auchinlea Street, G34 9HQ, Open from                              3pm till 7pm

                        Kirkintilloch City Corridor, Union Road, G66 1HN, Open from 10am till                            7pm

Saturday, June 25: Carmichael Corridor, Eastwood Park, Rouken Glen Street, Giffnock, G46                                  7JS Open from 10am till 7pm

                            Glasgow Central Mosque, 1 Mosque Avenue, G5 9TA, Open from                                    10am till 7pm

                            The Hub Group Centre, 405 Kilbowie Street, Clydebank, G81                                    2TX, Open from 10am till 7pm

Sunday, June 26: Lagoon Leisure Centre, 11 Christie Road, Paisley, PA1 1NB, Open                                  from 10am till 7pm

                          Partick Burgh Corridor, 9 Burgh Corridor Road, G11 5LW, Open from 10am                                till 7pm

Dr Emilia Crighton, Deputy Director for Public Well being at NHS Better Glasgow and Clyde, mentioned: “Covid-19 continues to flow into and it stays essential that these most susceptible to extreme results from the virus shield themselves by getting their spring booster vaccination. Immunity from the vaccine wanes over time and the booster supplies vital further safety.

“I’d urge anybody aged 75 or over, or anybody aged 12 or over who’s severely immunosuppressed to return ahead for his or her spring booster earlier than the top of June in the event that they haven’t already achieved so.

 “When you have missed yours for any motive then you possibly can rearrange it on-line at NHS Inform or by calling the helpline on 0800 030 8013 seven days every week between 8am and 8pm. Alternatively, you possibly can go to certainly one of our drop-in clinics at the moment working. The main points of which might be discovered on our web site.”

Well being Secretary Humza Yousaf mentioned: “Vaccination has been our handiest instrument towards coronavirus and I’m happy so many individuals have come ahead for his or her spring booster. Nearly 90% of over 75s and round two thirds of those that are aged over 12 and are immunosuppressed have already taken up the provide.

“We’re seeing greater numbers of infections throughout our communities in the meanwhile which is why booster vaccination is required to keep up the perfect safety towards COVID-19 for these at highest threat. We proceed to encourage everybody to obtain the doses they’re eligible for as and after they develop into out there.”

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