COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic launches in North Warwickshire tomorrow
Published on Tuesday, 16th November 2021
A new Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic has opens tomorrow in North Warwickshire.
The new site, which is in North Warwickshire Borough Council’s Civic Suite in their offices in Atherstone, opens to both walk-in and bookable appointments for Covid-19 vaccinations from tomorrow Wednesday 17th November.
The walk-in clinic will be a much-welcomed facility for North Warwickshire and prevent those people who are due their booster vaccine from travelling outside of the borough to receive their vaccine.
The clinic will be open two days this week;
- Wednesday 17th Nov 9am - 5pm
- Thursday 18th Nov 9am - 5pm
Speaking of the launch, Leader of the Council Cllr David Wright said: “I’m delighted that we are able to support the booster vaccine programme in this way and offer the people of North Warwickshire most at risk from COVID-19 a convenient way to access their much-needed booster vaccination.
“Our priority throughout the pandemic has always been to support those most vulnerable and we are happy to offer our venue to NHS partners to provide another clinic for local residents, so it is as easy as possible to get these vital vaccinations.”
A coronavirus (COVID-19) booster vaccine dose helps improve the protection from the first 2 doses of the vaccine. It helps give longer-term protection against getting seriously ill from COVID-19.
Immunity from the 1st and 2nd doses of Covid-19 vaccines declines over time and it’s crucial to have a booster six months after your 2nd dose to ensure maximum protection. If it’s been six months since your 2nd dose, you are eligible for a booster. If you are eligible for your booster you can book your vaccine at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/, call NHS 119 or visit a clinic with walk-in appointments. Check the Coventry and Warwickshire Health and Care Partnership website for walk-in clinic details: www.happyhealthylives.uk/vaccinationdrop-ins
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