The first phase of the NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme has started. Please don’t call us, we will call you when its your turn to be vaccinated. Find out more about the roll out at: NHS Covid Vaccine.
- It is NOT a live vaccine so it cannot give you coronavirus.
- Have you ever had an allergic reaction that required hospital assistance or do you carry an Epipen? If YES, you cannot have the vaccine at this time.
- Have you had a positive coronavirus test? If YES, you must wait 4 weeks before receiving the vaccine.
- You cannot have the vaccination if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you have the vaccine you cannot get pregnant for 2 months after.
- Are you participating in a COVID-19 Trial – If YES you cannot have the vaccine at this time.
- Common Side Effects: Tender Arm / Headache / General Aches – These may last for 2 – 3 days
- It takes a few weeks to build up protection – you need to continue to observe the recommended precautions even although you have had the vaccine.
- You will only get some protection from the first vaccine, the second one is needed for better protection.
- If you are unwell at the time of your 2nd vaccine, please contact the surgery and we will advise.
- What to expect after your COVID-19 Vaccination- Covid-19 Vaccine Leaflet