South Tyneside CCG News

Unsure about who can get a vaccine? How many doses? Can you walk-in?

Wed 24th November 2021

Age and circumstance How many doses? LVS site? Walk-in clinic? GP required to make appointment?
12-15 year olds
Healthy 1 No (at school or NBS) No No
High risk (including household
contact of immunosuppressed)
1 + 2 Yes No – appointment only by GP* Yes
16-17 year olds (17 years and 9 months)
Healthy 1 + 2 (2nd dose at 12 weeks) Yes Yes No
High risk (including household
contact of immunosuppressed)
1 + 2 + booster Yes Yes (for 1st and 2nd dose only) Yes – for booster
Higher risk 1 + 2 + 3 + booster Yes Yes (for 1st and 2nd dose only) Yes – for 3rd dose and booster
17 years and 9 months olds-39 year olds
Healthy 1 + 2 Yes Yes No
High risk (including household
contact of immunosuppressed)
1 + 2 + booster Yes Yes (for 1st and 2nd dose only) No (appointment must be made by GP practice for booster)
Higher risk 1 + 2 + 3 + booster Yes Yes (for 1st and 2nd dose only) Yes – appointment must be made by GP practice for  3rd and booster doses)
40+ year olds 
Healthy 1 + 2 + booster Yes Yes No
Higher risk 1 + 2 + 3 + booster Yes Yes (for 1st and 2nd dose only) Yes for 3rd dose
Front line health care workers
16 years old and over 1 + 2 + booster Yes Yes (evidence of employment to be provided by patient) No
Adult carers
16 years old and over (Eligible for carers allowance or sole/primary carer of an
elderly or clinically vulnerable person)
1 + 2 + booster Yes Yes (evidence to be provided by patient) No
Vaccine dose intervals
Between dose 1 and 2 8 weeks (unless patient is about to undergo immune suppressive treatment or due to travel for work, in which case employer letter is required)
12 week for patients aged between 16 and 17 years & 9 months
Between dose 2 and 3 (primary course NOT booster) 8 weeks
Between final primary dose and booster 182 days

*Clinics for patients aged 12-15 are Wednesdays PM at The Glen and Sunday PM at Flagg Court. 12-15’s booked into other clinics may be turned away and not receive their vaccine.

To find out where you can walk-in and Get Your Jab, please go to: https://www.southtynesideccg.nhs.uk/news-media/news/this-weeks-vaccine-drop-in-clinics-in-south-tyneside/

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