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Andover Vaccination Clinic offering Vaccinations to 12-15 year olds

Coronavirus Vaccination Passport

On the week beginning 17th January 2022 , the Andover Vaccination Centre is closed for one week only.  Appointments will resume 24th January 2022. 12-15 year olds who missed vaccination at school can now book through National Booking Service for appointment at Andover PCN Vaccination Centre

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination

The NHS offer the following advice on children and the Covid vaccination

  • COVID-19 is usually mild in most children, but it can make some children unwell.
  • 1 dose of the COVID-19 vaccine gives good protection against your child getting seriously ill. But 2 doses gives stronger and longer-lasting protection.
  • Vaccinating children can also help stop the spread of COVID-19 to other people, including within schools.
  • Children can get a 1st dose of the vaccine from the day they turn 12.
  • Most children can get a 2nd dose from 12 weeks after they had their 1st dose.
  • If your child has tested positive for COVID-19 and is not at high risk from COVID-19, they need to wait 12 weeks before they can have a COVID-19 vaccine.This starts from the date of their positive PCR test.
  • Most children would have be offered a 1st and 2nd dose of the vaccine at school during school hours, School immunisation teams would have visited your child’s school to give the vaccine.
  • Children will be given the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for both doses. You can read the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine patient information leaflet on GOV.UK.

As a parent or guardian you will get a letter or email with information about when the vaccine will be offered, and you’ll be asked to give consent.

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