Sussex health and care leaders are urging everyone eligible to get their autumn booster now and get vital protection from Covid, with thousands of appointments available to book ahead of winter.
More than 22,000 people of the most vulnerable to the risks from catching Covid have had their vaccination in the first two weeks of the programme – and there are now appointments available for the coming weeks for all those eligible.
Those people eligible to receive the Covid vaccine include those aged 65 and over, frontline health and social care workers, those deemed at risk because a weakened immune system, people with a learning disability or who are pregnant. People in these groups are also eligible for a free flu vaccination ahead of winter.
Appointments can be booked directly with GP-led local vaccination service following an invitation from a local team, on the National Booking Service or by calling 119 (which includes a translations services if needed).
Read more about the programme here, and how you can get your vaccine this autumn.