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How to get your flu jab and Covid-19 booster

West Berkshire Council advise that this winter there are two essential vaccines you’ll need to protect yourself and your loved ones.

This is the first year that flu jabs will be administered alongside COVID-19 vaccinations. It’s easy for us to pass on COVID-19 or flu viruses without knowing, so (if you’re eligible) it’s advisable to get both jabs.

How do I book my flu jab?

You can book your free flu jab at your GP surgery or local Pharmacy subject to eligibility. More info on who is eligible can be found by clicking here. 

How do I book my Covid-19 booster jab?

If you’ve been contacted by the NHS and you are either:

  • Aged 50 and over
  • Aged 16 and over with a health condition that puts you at risk of Covid-19

You’ll be able to book an appointment for a booster dose if it’s been at least 6 months (180) days since your 2nd dose of the vaccine. If you meet this criteria you can book your booster jab here

If you do not meet this criteria please wait to be contacted by the NHS before booking your booster dose.