Who is eligble for the COVID-19 vaccine?

A full list of who can get vaccinated is available on the NHS website. It includes the following children and young people:

  • 5 to 11 year olds - can get a 1st and 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine
  • 12 to 15 year olds - can get a 1st and 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and some can get a booster dose
  • 16 and 17 year olds - can get a 1st and 2nd dose and booster of the COVID-19 vaccine
     

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine

All vaccine sites and who can attend are listed on this page.

Tested positive for coronavirus recently?

All 12 to 17 year olds must leave 12 weeks (84 days) after testing positive for COVID-19 or 12 weeks after their symptoms started, before getting the vaccine. Some teens who are at high-risk from COVID-19 need to wait 4 weeks (28 days) before getting their vaccine.
 

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