Coronavirus: Vaccine

 

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  • You must wear a mask to your Covid-19 vaccine appointment. For the safety of staff and all other patients we must insist that patients comply for the short time they are in the building
  • Please come alone to the appointment, where possible, and do not bring children with you

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against coronavirus.

Proof of vacciantion:

We are unable to offer you a certification of covid vaccination, a vaccination passport or a letter to prove you have been vaccinated against Covid-19.

The proof of vaccination documents have not yet been developed and as such cannot be provided by your GP.

If you have registered for the NHS app you will find details of your vaccination on the app (you can also access NHS app services from the browser on your desktop).

If you haven't signed up for the NHS app, click hereto register! It's a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

Update 11/03/2021:

We are continuing to make great progress with Covid-19 vaccinations and have sent invites to a large cohort of eligible patients.

First Vaccinations:

If you have received a text message from Hereford Medical Group to book your Covid-19 vaccination please use the link in the message to book a vaccination

Appointments at Station Medical Centre are delivered via a drive-through clinic

Appointments at Quay House Medical Centre are in the surgery

If you do not wish to have the vaccine please use the link to decline the invite so that we do not spend time trying to contact you

You might receive invitations both from Hereford Medical Group and from the National Booking System via text message and/or letter. Please only book your vaccination at one location

If you have booked a vaccination via the National Booking System (Elgar House in Hereford) please decline the invite from HMG, you can do this by using the link in the text message we sent you…this will mean we don’t keep texting and ringing you to invite you in. When declining you will be asked to give a reason for opting out, please choose ‘I’ve booked in elsewhere’

If you are aged over 50, or you are in a vulnerable group, and have not yet been vaccinated please contact HMG via telephone to arrange your appointment

Our phone lines have seen an increase in demand over the last few weeks as we begin to move along the roadmap out of lockdown, please be mindful of this when contacting the Practice and if you have to wait a little longer to speak to us please be kind to our reception team when your call is answered

Second Vaccinations:

Please do not contact us to arrange your second dose of the vaccination, we will contact you

You must have your second vaccine where you have had your first vaccine, for example if HMG have administered your first vaccination you must have your second vaccine at HMG.

Read the latest JCVI advice on priority groups for the COVID-19 vaccination on GOV.UK

 

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