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Health / Hospital to host walk-in vaccination clinic this weekend

A WALK-IN vaccination clinic will be taking place on Saturday (21 January) in the Gilbert Bain Hospital’s outpatient department for anyone who is eligible for a Covid booster or seasonal flu vaccine.

Walk-in appointments are available between 9.30am and 4.30pm.

The following people are eligible for the Covid booster and/or seasonal flu vaccinations:

  • Anyone aged 50 or over
  • Anyone aged 12 to 49 identified as being at increased risk of Covid and flu due to certain medical conditions or a weakened immune system
  • Anyone who lives with someone who has a weakened immune system
  • Unpaid carers including young carers
  • Pregnant women
  • Staff who work face-to-face with patients or clients in a health or social care setting
  • Pupil-facing staff in schools (flu only unless in one of the groups above)
  • Adults under 50, and young people who have left school, who are in clinical risk groups for flu but not Covid (flu only)

People can contact the vaccination team on 01595 743319 to leave a message, or by email on shet.vaccination-team@nhs.scot if they have any questions or would prefer to make an appointment.

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