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Get Vaccinated

Book your COVID-19 vaccination if you are eligible.

You can book online to get vaccinated at a Trust Vaccination Centre or you can click the link below to find out more about vaccinations at your community pharmacy.

If you are over 18 years old you can book your vaccine at a Trust Vaccination Centre.  If you are over 40 years old you can also book at your community pharmacy.

Note: booking lines are closed Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th July 2021

Get vaccinated at a pharmacy

If you are aged 40 or older, you can also book a vaccine at a local community pharmacy.

Get vaccinated at a mobile clinic

If you are 18 years old or over you can attend one of the many mobile vaccination centres available across Northern Ireland.

How can I spot a scam?

The COVID-19 vaccine is free of charge on the health service. The health service will never ask you to send:
  • Your bank account or card details
  • Your pin or banking password
  • Copies of personal documents to prove your identity such as your passport, driving licence, bills or pay slips

If you think you have been a victim of fraud or identify theft, report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.

National Cyber Security Centre also runs a suspicious email reporting service, so if you get a suspicious email send it to report@phishing.gov.uk If you get a suspicious text, forward it to 7726 and it will be investigated. You can read more about this service here:

https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/suspicious-email-actions  

Book my vaccinations

This page was last updated on 30/06/2021

Can I use this service?

You can only use this service if:

  • you live in Northern Ireland
  • you are entitled to treatment by the health service
  • you meet one of the following criteria:
    • aged 18 or older
    • At present, if you’re aged 18 years or older (or will turn 18 by the 31 Oct 2021 i.e  born on or before 31 October 2003) you can get vaccinated at one of Northern Ireland’s regional vaccination centres.
    • aged 16 or older and you are clinically extremely vulnerable with a shielding letter, or you have an underlying health condition with a GP letter
    • you have been invited by your hospital specialist
    • you have been invited via letter from your employer
    • Additional eligibility – 12-15s CEV / Underlying conditions / Immunosuppressed household

Is there anything I need to know?

There is important information on this page – you should read through all of the information carefully before booking.

What am I booking?

If you are eligible, you will book 2 appointments which are 6 weeks apart. At each appointment you will receive an injection to help protect you against COVID-19.

It is important that you attend both appointments so you are fully vaccinated, and if you cannot make your appointment should cancel it so we can offer your appointment to another person.

What do I need to book?

You will need a mobile number or email address to book your vaccination online so we can confirm your appointment details.

If you know your Health and Care Number (HCN), it will help us tell your GP that you’ve been vaccinated. You can find your HCN on any GP or hospital letter, on any prescription or on your medical card. If you don’t know your Health and Care number, you should not call your GP to ask for it.

What if I am unwell or have COVID-19?

You can still have a vaccine if you have a mild fever or upper airway infection, like a cold.

If you have any symptoms of COVID-19, or you have tested positive for COVID-19, you should wait for 4 weeks before attending a vaccination appointment. If you are unsure, you can use the COVID-19 Symptom Checker to determine whether you have COVID-19 symptoms.

Is it safe for me to get the vaccine?

Like any medicine, there are risks and side effects. For most people, the vaccine is safe.

If you have had any vaccine in the past 7 days, you should wait until at least 7 days has passed before booking your COVID-19 vaccine.

If you answer yes to any of the following questions, you should speak to a member of the vaccination team when you arrive at your appointment:

  • Are you allergic to any of the ingredients of the vaccine?
  • Have you ever had a severe allergic reaction or breathing problems after any other medicine or vaccine in the past, or a severe allergic reaction that could not be explained?
  • Do you have a severe illness with a high fever?
  • Do you have a problem with bleeding or bruising?
  • Are you are taking a blood thinning medication (anticoagulant)?
  • Do you have a weakened immune system?
  • Are you on a medicine that affects your immune system such as high-dose corticosteroids, immunosuppressants or cancer medicines?
  • Are you, or could you be, pregnant?

If you are not sure how to answer any of the above, please speak with the vaccination team when you arrive at the vaccination centre.

During your appointment you should be given a leaflet with information on your vaccine, including side-effects and ingredients.

Whilst rare, if you have any of the following you should contact your doctor or healthcare professional immediately or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away as you may be having a life-threatening allergic reaction: itchy skin rash, shortness of breath and swelling of the face or tongue.

Can I get a vaccine if I am part of a COVID-19 trial?

If you are, or have been, in a COVID-19 vaccine trial, please bring a letter or email to your appointment from the trial team saying that you can be safely vaccinated.

If you are part of any other trial this will not prevent you from receiving your vaccine. If you are taking part in a COVID-19 survey can also receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

Please speak to the trial or survey team if you have any questions.

What should I expect on the day?

Before you leave

You should not come if you have any COVID-19 symptoms or have tested positive.

You should come alone unless you need assistance.

You must bring photo ID with proof of your age on it, e.g. passport, driving licence, electoral card, or travel pass. Photo identification which has passed its expiration date is acceptable.

If you are in the clinically extremely vulnerable group you must bring your shielding letter. If you are in the underlying health condition group you must bring your GP letter. If you do not bring your letter you may not be able to receive your vaccination.

When you arrive

The vaccination centre staff will check your details before you get your vaccine.

The nurse or doctor will ask you some questions for your safety before you get a vaccine – you should answer these as accurately as possible.

If you are unable to answer these questions we will be unable to give a vaccine and referral back to your GP will be advised.

If you are attending the vaccination centre with someone who is unable to answer these questions, you will need to answer these questions for them.

After getting the vaccine

You will be asked to wait for 15 minutes after your vaccination before you can leave. Vaccination centre staff will give you a vaccine card. You should keep this safe and bring it back at your next appointment. This vaccine card is not proof of vaccination.

Manage my appointments

This page was last updated on 30/06/2021

You can use this service to:

  • cancel a future appointment
  • view your previous appointments at a vaccination centre

What do I need to log in?

You will need to provide your name and date of birth, plus the mobile number or email address that you booked with.

What if I require assistance using this service?

If you require assistance with cancelling your appointment, call our phone line on 0300 200 7813 between Monday and Friday, 8:00am to 8.00pm.

Note: booking lines are closed Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th July 2021

How do I cancel an appointment?

After you log in, you will be able to cancel any future vaccination appointment that is booked.

If you are cancelling your 2nd appointment, you will need to book it again by contacting the vaccination centre where you attended your 1st appointment. Click here to find contact details for your vaccination centre.

If you cancel your 1st vaccination appointment, we will automatically cancel your second appointment. You will need to return to the Book my vaccinations to re-book them.

How do I re-book my 2nd appointment?

If you have attended your 1st appointment but cancelled your 2nd appointment, you will need to contact the vaccination centre to re-book using the details below.

Seven Towers Leisure Centre (Northern Trust)

Call: (028) 9448 1777

Mon – Fri: 9:30am to 1:00pm

Sat – Sun: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Alternatively if lines are busy, email: Cancel.CovidVax@northerntrust.hscni.net

South Lake Leisure Centre (Southern Trust)

Call: (028) 3756 0300

Mon – Fri: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Sat – Sun: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Alternatively if lines are busy, email: cancel.vaccine@southerntrust.hscni.net

Foyle Arena, Omagh Leisure Complex & Fermanagh Lakeland Forum (Western Trust)

Call: (028) 7161 0753

Mon – Thur: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Fri: 9:00am to 4:30pm

Sat – Sun: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Alternatively if lines are busy, email: cancel.vaccine@westerntrust.hscni.net

Royal Victoria Hospital (Belfast Trust)

Email: CVBooking@belfasttrust.hscni.net

SSE Arena (South Eastern Trust)

Email: CovidVaccinationsBooking@setrust.hscni.net

COVID-19 booster vaccination programme

Interim advice on booster vaccines has been issued by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).  

Booster vaccines will be offered to those most vulnerable from September 2021 to maintain protection given by the first and second doses.

The final JCVI advice will be published before September.