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How to get vaccinated

You can go to a walk-in clinic or book an appointment either online or by phone calling 119.

Walk-in clinics

You can get vaccinated at a walk-in clinic without an appointment.

Find a walk-in clinic

Book an appointment 

If you are registered with a GP, the easiest way to book an appointment is to book on the NHS online booking system or by calling 119.

Book on the NHS online booking system 

About the vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. They give you the best protection against COVID-19.

  • Everyone aged 5 and over can get a 1st and 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Children aged 5-17 can get a 2nd dose from 12 weeks after they had their 1st dose.
  • Children who are at high risk or live with someone who has a weakened immune system, can get a 2nd dose from 8 weeks after they had their 1st dose.
  • Those 18 years old or over will be offered 2nd dose appointments from 8 weeks (56 days) after your 1st dose

There are 3 types of booster doses for COVID-19.

  • A booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is available for everyone aged 16 and over, and some children aged 12 to 15, who have had a 2nd dose of the vaccine at least 3 months ago.
  • A booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is available for anyone who had a severely weakened immune system when they had their first 2 doses and who had an additional primary dose (3rd dose) of the vaccine at least 3 months ago.
  • A spring booster of the COVID-19 vaccine is available to people aged 75 and over, people who live in a care home for older people, or people aged 12 and over who have a weakened immune system.

If you’ve had a positive COVID-19 test, you need to wait before getting any dose of the vaccine. You need to:

  • wait 4 weeks (28 days) if you’re aged 18 years old or over
  • wait 12 weeks (84 days) if you’re aged 5 to 17 years old
  • wait 4 weeks (28 days) if you’re aged 5 to 17 years old and at high-risk from COVID-19

Find out more on the NHS website: 

Vaccination rates in Merton

See the latest vaccination rates in Merton on data.gov.uk 

Merton Vaccination Equity Plan