Uk news Drop-in clinics across Stirling extended as locals urged to get protected as winter kicks in PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The eligible groups are being urged to get their Covid-19 and flu boosters.

Uk news Drop-in clinics across Stirling extended as locals urged to get protected as winter kicks in PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The eligible groups are being urged to get their Covid-19 and flu boosters.

Uk news Drop-in clinics across Stirling extended as locals urged to get protected as winter kicks in PremierLeague-News.Com
24 November 2022 - 15:45

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Local drop-in vaccination clinics across Forth Valley have been extended to additional eligible groups to encourage people to boost their protection against Covid-19 and flu this winter. Anyone aged 65 or over and those aged 5-64 years at clinical risk who have received an invitation but have missed their appointment and unpaid carers and household contacts of immunosuppressed can now attend local drop-in clinics. These include: from today (Wednesday) until Sunday December 4, 8.30am-6.30pm, at Falkirk Community Hospital, Stirling Health and Care Village, and Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre. Health and social care staff as well as care home staff who did not receive their vaccination at work can also attend local vaccination centres on a drop-in basis without an appointment. A number of local pharmacies in Forth Valley are also offering appointments for flu and Covid-19 booster vaccinations to eligible groups - visit www.nhsforthvalley.com/covidvaccine or check with your local pharmacy.

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.nhsinform.scot/wintervaccines or by calling the national vaccination helpline on 08000 308013. Drop-in flu vaccination clinics for children aged two to five years (born on or before 1 September 2020 and not yet at school) who haven’t had their flu vaccine, are running every day throughout November, including weekends, from 8.30am and 7pm at: Falkirk Community Hospital, Stirling Health and Care Village and Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre. Anyone who has any difficulty booking or attending an appointment can call NHS Forth Valley’s local vaccination team for advice on 0800 130 3120 during normal office hours. NHS Forth Valley director of public health Dr Graham Foster (Image: NHS Forth Valley) Read More Related Articles Ministers refuse £20m Stirling Asda retail park plans Read More Related Articles Raploch family launch fundraiser to give three-year-old 'warrior' daughter vital cancer treatment Dr Graham Foster, NHS Forth Valley’s Director of Public Health, said: “Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself and others against Covid-19 and flu this winter. “However, we know that protection fades over time, so even if you have been vaccinated before it is really important to get the latest Covid-19 booster to top up your protection against both the original and newer Omicron strains. I’d encourage everyone who is eligible to get vaccinated as soon as possible and to get in touch with our local vaccination team if they have any difficulties arranging or attending an appointment.”

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