Who is currently eligible?
The NHS is currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine to people most at risk from coronavirus.
It’s being given to all adults.
I am eligible, how can I get my jab?
- Book online now through the national booking service – you will be shown available appointments with the vaccine type recommended for you. You will also book your second dose appointment at the same time. When booking online, please enter your email address or mobile number to receive confirmation of your appointment. Please also note your reference number, as you must have this should you need to change your appointment.
- Phone 119 free of charge – you can also call the national booking service to arrange your first and second dose appointments.
- Arrange your appointment with your GP led vaccination service – some local GP services are not on the national booking service and you can book directly with them.
- Attend a mobile vaccination service or walk in – there are a number of mobile services and walk in sessions where you can just drop in without an appointment. See the latest list of these sessions.
Where can I get my jab
Please see a list of all the available services for you in:
Warning over COVID vaccination scams
Unfortunately, there are fraudulent texts and email messages about vaccinations being sent to patients.
People are receiving a text or email notification of their ‘vaccination appointment’ and are being asked to confirm it by clicking on a link.
This looks very similar to the genuine texts being sent to patients to arrange their appointments at the GP led vaccination services.
Protecting yourself against fraud
- The COVID-19 vaccination is ONLY available from the NHS and it is free – you will never be asked to pay for it or give your bank details.
- If you receive a call you believe to be fraudulent, hang up.
- If you receive a text or email that you believe to be fraudulent please delete it.
- If you believe you have been the victim of fraud or identity theft you should report this directly to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040. Where the victim is vulnerable, report it to Sussex Police online or by calling 101.
Please be assured that even if you don’t respond to a genuine message because you are worried it could be fraudulent, you will remain on the vaccination list and be contacted again.
How to spot an official NHS text message
- An official NHS text message will include specific details such as the name of your GP practice or group of practices working on behalf of your GP. It may also include details of the vaccination centre. Scam text messages and emails usually don’t include his information.
- An official NHS text message from the national booking system will be a reminder text so will include details of your booked appointment such as date, time and location.
- Remember, the NHS will NEVER ask you to pay for your vaccination or ask for your bank details.