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The Coronavirus vaccine for people aged over 70

Published on 09 February 2021 10:30 AM

Find out how if you are eligible you can now book in, if you wish for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination.

The NHS is currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine to people most at risk from coronavirus.

In England, the vaccine is being offered in some hospitals and pharmacies, at local vaccination centres run by GPs and at larger vaccination centres. More centres are opening all the time.

Book now if you're eligible

You do not need to wait to be contacted if any of the following apply:

  • you are aged 70 or over
  • you have previously received a letter saying you are at high risk from coronavirus (clinically extremely vulnerable)

You can book appointments at a larger vaccination centre or a pharmacy that provides COVID-19 vaccinations.

Book your coronavirus vaccination appointments online

If you are not eligible yet

Wait to be contacted. The NHS will let you know when it's your turn to have the vaccine. It's important not to contact the NHS for a vaccination before then.

You can read more about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination here:

NHS information

Age UK information

Spotting a scam

The COVID-19 vaccine is free of charge on the NHS.

The NHS will never ask for:

  • your bank account or card details
  • your pin or banking password
  • copies of personal documents to prove your identity such as your passport, driving licence, bills or pay slips

If you think you have been a victim of fraud or identify theft, report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.

Contact Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire:

Telephone: 0800 008 6077

Email: referralhub@ageukhw.org.uk