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  • Free Cab to Grab a Jab

    Free Cab to Grab a Jab

    You can now call for a free taxi service for Sheffield residents to and from Covid-19 vaccination/booster appointments or walk ins. Your trip there and back will be paid for by Sheffield City Council. Call City Taxis on 0114 235 8997 to book with code SCC vaccine. Accessible vehicles suitable for both manual and electric wheelchairs are available, please specify when booking.

  • Booster Vaccinations For Unpaid Carers

    Booster Vaccinations For Unpaid Carers

    If you are an unpaid carer over the age of 16 you are now eligible for a Covid-19 booster vaccine. The jabs, which help improve the protection given by your first two vaccinations, are being offered on the NHS for people most at risk from COVID-19, who have had a 2nd dose of a vaccine at least 6 months ago. 16-17 year olds (who are caring) should get 2 vaccinations, this is different guidance to their peer group (1 vaccination).

  • Booster Vaccinations for Health and Care Staff

    Booster Vaccinations for Health and Care Staff

    The COVID-19 vaccination national booking service is now open for all frontline health and social care staff to book a booster vaccine appointment through self-referral. This includes Personal Care Assistants ( PAs ) employed by Individual Employers. Please note that you can only book an appointment for a booster dose if it’s been at least 6 months (180 days) since your 2nd dose of the vaccine.

  • Sixteens and Seventeens Get Jab

    Sixteens and Seventeens Get Jab

    It’s been announced that 16 & 17 year olds are now eligible for their first Covid-19 vaccination and don’t need parental consent to get a vaccine. The group can’t book via the national booking service but will be contacted by the NHS or can attend a walk in centre.

  • Pause at Step 3 of the Roadmap

    Pause at Step 3 of the Roadmap

    In England from 21 June, there’s a 4-week pause at Step 3 of the roadmap. After 2 weeks, the government will review the data to see if the risks from the new Covid variant have reduced. It’s expected that England will move to Step 4 on 19 July. It’s six months ago this week since the start of the vaccination programme. See the latest briefing from NHS Sheffield including the vaccination campaign to target young people aged 18+ .

  • Your Covid Recovery

    Your Covid Recovery

    A local GP is warning of the risk of contracting long Covid after she battles with the disease 11 months on. Dr Lisa Philip is encouraging everyone to be vaccinated against Covid, warning of the devastating impact the virus can have on lives.A dedicated NHS website for people living with long Covid informs people who’ve had the virus about Your Covid Recovery’.

  • All People with Learning Disabilities Prioritised for Covid Vaccinations

    All People with Learning Disabilities Prioritised for Covid Vaccinations

    The Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations has confirmed that everyone with a learning disability will now be prioritised for vaccination under group 6.If you qualify you need to be on your GP’s learning disability register to make sure you are offered the vaccination in group 6.If you are not on the learning disability register and should be, then please give your GP surgery a week to get in touch then take further action to get on the register including contacting us if need be for further information.

  • Covid Vaccination Venues Update

    Covid Vaccination Venues Update

    Disability Sheffield has been working hard to raise the importance of accessibility at Covid-19 vaccination venues. The conversations and one site visit over the last week have helped to raise issues and suggest solutions so that everything flows more smoothly. Read the latest NHS Sheffield briefing on the vaccination rollout including FAQs highlighted by GPs and community groups.

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