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Booster jabs for over-50s, vaccines in schools and this week’s times and locations

This week there are vaccines available at locations all over the city, with no appointment needed. There is also an update on

Eligibility for booster vaccines

You will be contacted directly when you are able to book a booster vaccine. Here’s a reminder of who is eligible:

  • those living in residential care homes for older adults 
  • all adults aged 50 or over
  • frontline health and social care workers 
  • all those aged 16 – 49 years with underlying health conditions that put them at higher risk of becoming seriously ill from COVID-19
  • Adult carers
  • Adults living with someone who is immunosuppressed 

Vaccines for 12-15-year-olds

Schools will coordinate vaccines for all 12-15-year-olds, with young people offered a single dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

Written consent from a parent or guardian is required for children to be vaccinated. Schools will contact you in advance to seek your permission.

Locations

Patients can use this interactive map to see where covid vaccinations are available in Newcastle this week.

Vaccine Bus

Drop-in sessions are first come first served and no ID is required. Patients may also receive text message invitations from GP practices or the council.

DateLocationVaccineTimeAge Group
Tuesday 5 October500 Elswick Road, NE4 8EDPfizer only10am – 5pm16+
Tuesday 5 OctoberOuter West Customer Services Centre, NE5 2RAPfizer only10am – 5pm16+
Wednesday 6 OctoberEast End Pool, NE6 1ALPfizer only10am – 5pm16+
Wednesday 6 OctoberCity Hall, NE1 8SFPfizer10am – 5pm16+
Thursday 7 OctoberNewcastle University Students Union, NE1 8QDPfizer only10am – 5pm16+
Thursday 7 OctoberWestgate Hill Primary School, NE4 5JNPfizer only10am – 5pm16+
Friday 8 OctoberSports Centre, West Road, NE4 9LGPfizer only10am – 5pm16+
Friday 8 OctoberChillingham Road, NE6 5LLPfizer only10am – 5pm16+
Friday 8 OctoberOsborne Road, near Obsornes Bar, NE2 2TDPfizer only6 – 9pm16+
Saturday 9 OctoberWestfield Social Club, Westgate Road, NE4 9PRPfizer only10am – 5pm16+
Sunday 10 OctoberQuayside Market, Newcastle Quayside, NE1 3LAPfizer only10am – 4pm16+ 

Centre For Life – walk-in service

To book an appointment at the Centre for Life, call 199 or use the National Booking System. Walk-in vaccinations are also offered.

Other Bookable Locations

Through the National Booking System or by calling 119, people can also schedule appointments at:

  • Vertu Motors Arena (formerly the Newcastle Eagles Community Arena)
  • The Centre For Life Vaccination Centre
  • The Nightingale Vaccination Centre North East (located in Washington).
  • Boots Pharmacy, Newcastle City Centre
  • Superdrug Pharmacy, Newcastle City Centre
  • Quayside Pharmacy
  • Wellfield Pharmacy at Northumbria University Coach Lane Campus
  • Ponteland Road Pharmacy
  • Shieldfield Pharmacy
  • Health Hut Pharmacy & Clinic, Gosforth
  • Regent Christian Fellowship, Regent Chapel 
  • Douglas Pharmacy, Gosforth

Pop-Up Locations

For the latest pop-up dates, times and locations, visit the Newcastle Council vaccination pages.

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