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Vaccine Information

Who can have the coronavirus vaccine?

  • Children aged 5 – 11 who are at a higher risk of being very unwell from coronavirus.  This includes children with Down's syndrome, and children with a learning disability on the GP learning disability register.

  • Any child or young person aged 12 – 17.

  • Any adult.

Most people will be offered 2 doses of the coronavirus vaccine, but some people with a very weak immune system will be offered 3 doses of the vaccine. 

Who can have a coronavirus booster vaccine?

Booster vaccines are only for people who have had 2  doses of the coronavirus vaccine (or 3 doses for people with a very weak immune system). 


Royal Mencap Society have created a number of documents and resources about COVID-19 that you can download here as a PDF and may find useful:

Mencap Info about Corona virus

What happens if I go into hospital?

Wearing a face covering

Wash hands and stay at home

Hospital Passport

All about Covid-19 Loss and Grief

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