Autumn 2023 COVID-19 vaccination programme
The autumn programme is targeted at those at high risk of complications from COVID-19 infection. A COVID-19 vaccine will help to reduce your risk of being admitted to hospital if you catch the virus.
You or your child may be offered a seasonal COVID-19 vaccine if you are:
- aged 65 years old or over (you need to be 65 years old by 31 March 2024)
- aged 6 months to 64 years old and are at increased risk
- living in a care home for older adults
- a frontline health or social care worker
- aged 16 to 64 years old and are a carer
- aged 12 to 64 years old and live with someone with a weakened immune system
Get more information about eligibility on the NHS website.
If you would like to have your COVID-19 vaccination at St Mary's, please use the National Booking Service to make your appointment. Slots are added daily. If you can't see an Island slot immediately, please check again later.
You can also be vaccinated at your GP practice. Please wait for your invitation to book an appointment before contacting them.
Do you need support to book your COVID-19 vaccination?
- If you can’t get online, phone 119 for help arranging your vaccinations. Interpreters are available on request.
- If you usually get your care at home, please contact your GP surgery to arrange a home visit with a local NHS service. If you are housebound or are not able to travel to a vaccination centre, your local NHS services will be in touch to make arrangements.
- If you have difficulties communicating or hearing, or are a British Sign Language (BSL) user you can go online at NHS.UK, use textphone 18001 119 or the NHS BSL interpreter service.
If you have any questions about the COVID-19 vaccination contact the Isle of Wight and Hampshire COVID-19 Vaccination Helpline on 0300 561 0018. It is open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Get more information about staying well this winter from the NHS.
Use the Hampshire and Isle of Wight ICB website for local information about vaccinations and staying well this winter.
NHS COVID pass and vaccinations
You do not need to show an NHS COVID Pass for domestic events and venues in England.
If you're travelling abroad, use the foreign travel advice on GOV.UK before you travel to find out the entry requirements of the country you're visiting.