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You can help stop the spread of COVID-19 by following a few simple guidelines:


Having a COVID-19 vaccine gives you the best protection against COVID-19.

  • Anyone over the age of 5 can get a vaccine.
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can get a booster dose, as well as some children aged 12 to 15 who are at high risk from COVID-19.
  • A seasonal (Autumn) booster is available to anyone who is:
  • aged 50 or over
  • pregnant
  • aged 5 and over and at high risk due to a health condition, a weakened immune system or if you live with someone who has a weakened immune system
  • aged 16 and over and is a carer
  • a frontline health and social care worker

For more information about vaccines and where to get one, please visit:


The government has set out guidelines on what you must do if you are travelling abroad:


Check the latest coronavirus data for Oldham.

Covid-19 data

NHS Covid-19 app

The NHS COVID-19 app is available to download for free. It's the fastest way to see if you're at risk from coronavirus.

Download the NHS COVID-19 app

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