Autumn Covid Vaccine Booster

July 18, 2022 | Southmedia

New Covid boosters this autumn

The UK Government has announced an autumn vaccine booster for Covid-19.

You’re eligible for the autumn Covid vaccine booster if you’re:

  • aged 50 and over
  • aged 5 to 49 and in a clinical risk group. That includes pregnant women and everyone with MS
  • a household contact of someone with immunosuppression. You’re likely to be in this immunosuppressed group if you were eligible for the ‘third primary dose of the vaccine
  • an unpaid carer aged 16 to 49
  • a resident or staff in a care home for older adults
  • a frontline health or social care worker

The rollout is expected to start from September, but could take several months. 



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