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Covid Vaccines - In Colne till Sunday

Alert message sent 11/06/2021 14:13:00

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Are you 18 or older? You may be eligible to get vaccinated now
The new Delta variant is in Pendle, and cases of COVID-19 are increasing.
Mobile vaccination sites are in Pendle. They have a limited number of first dose Pfizer vaccines available.
Mobile Vaccination Units
There are Mobile Vaccination Units in Pendle as follows:
Morrisons Car Park, Pendle Street, Nelson BB9 7TX
• Every day from 8am until 8pm until 13 June
TK Maxx, North Valley Road, Colne BB8 9DJ
• Wednesday 2 June, from 12 noon until 8pm
• Thursday 3 June until Sunday 13 June, from 8am until 8pm
Co-op Car Park, Barnoldswick BB18 6AB
• Saturday 12 June, from 10am until 4pm
How can I get a vaccine?
You can either:
• Book a vaccine appointment online
• Or just walk in and wait
How do I get my second dose?
Just wait 24 hours after your first dose and
Once you have had your first Pfizer dose, you can book your second vaccine via the national booking service or by ringing 119.
It takes about 24 - 48 hours for details of your first vaccine to upload to the database.
The closer you get to your second dose being due, the more availability there is.
Which vaccine is it?
The Units are giving the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine to anyone 18 or over who is eligible. The Pfizer vaccine is effective against the new Delta variant, and we have cases of this in Pendle.
Am I eligible for the vaccine?
You are eligible for the vaccine if you are:
• 18 or over and have an underlying health condition, or look after or live with someone with a health condition
• 30 or over
If you're not sure if you're eligible, just visit the Mobile Unit and talk to the staff. They will be able to advise you.
COVID-Vaccination Scams
Some people are reporting that they are receiving phone calls offering vaccine appointments for a cost, or text messages directing people to a convincing fake NHS website with a booking link.
The COVID-19 vaccine will always be free in the UK and delivered by the NHS. You will be contacted by the NHS call/recall service telling you when you are eligible.
Anyone offering you a real NHS COVID-19 vaccination booking will never:
• ask you for payment or any bank details
• ask you to press a button on your keypad when on the phone
• ask you to send a text to confirm the booking
Anyone who has concerns about whether an approach is genuine should speak to their local GP surgery.
More information about the COVID-19 vaccine
Are you getting information about the vaccination from social media? If you are, do you research what you read?
Check before you share to make sure what you're reading is accurate.
The NHS is the best source of information about the COVID-19 vaccination.
Visit the NHS COVID-19 vaccination pages
Visit the GOV.UK COVID-19 vaccination pages
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Ailsa Gill (Police, PCSO, Clitheroe NPT)

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