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Mobile Covid vaccine clinic at Preston locations this week

Posted on - 15th June, 2021 - 11:54am | Author - | Posted in - Deepdale, Flag Market, Plungington, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News
Mobile vaccination clinic. Pic: Caritas care
Mobile vaccination clinic. Pic: Caritas care

A mobile vaccination clinic is in Preston this week and it started Monday 14 June.

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Members of the public who are eligible for the vaccine are able to receive their vaccine from places such as Morrisons at Deepdale, Preston Flag Market and others.

Read more: Majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble see a rise in coronavirus cases in the seven days leading up to 9 June

A spokesperson from Caritas Care said: “It is open to anyone aged 18+ and you can just turn up.

“Plungington CC are hosting the mobile vaccination unit at their site.

“It has been organised through NHS Chorley and South Ribble/ NHS Greater Preston CCG to encourage an uptake of the vaccine in the area.”

Here is a full list of where and when the mobile vaccination centre will be available:

  • Wednesday 16 June – Cardinal Newman College between 9am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-5pm
  • Thursday 17 June – Preston Flag Market between 9am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-5pm
  • Friday 18 June – Plungington Community Centre between 9am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-5pm
  • Saturday 19 June – Preston Flag Market between 9am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-5pm
  • Sunday 20 June – Morrisons, Deepdale between 9am-1pm and 2pm-6:30pm

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There is no need to book a vaccination, the public can just arrive at the clinic.

Here is the eligibility criteria:

  • Aged 18 and over with any underlying health conditions
  • Aged 18 and over AND living, caring or working with anyone with underlying health conditions
  • Aged 25 and over
  • Health and Social Care staff
  • Any carers – paid or unpaid. You will not be asked for proof as unpaid carers are eligible.

Read more: Pop up vaccination clinic in Morrisons Deepdale car park

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday that a four-week extension would be added onto the unlocking of English restrictions.

This extends the date from June 21 to July 19.

Preston’s current Covid case rate per 100,000 over the last seven days is 277, an increase from previous data.

England’s rate is 70, also an increase.

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