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Get a coronavirus vaccination

Vaccinations are now available to anyone aged 12 or above. Anyone over 12 can book online. Anyone over 16 can visit one of our local vaccine clinics without an appointment.

Get a vaccination

Vaccinations

Vaccinations are now available to anyone aged 12 or above.

If you are aged 12 and over you can book a vaccination online:

If you are aged 16 and over you can visit one of our local vaccine clinics without an appointment.

Booster jabs

Booster vaccines are available on the NHS for people most at risk from COVID-19 who have already had 2 doses of a vaccine. Frontline health or social care workers can also book their COVID-19 booster vaccinations:

Coronavirus guidance

While cases are high and rising, everybody needs to continue to act carefully and remain cautious. 

You should:

  • Minimise the number of people you meet and the amount of time you spend with them
  • Meet outdoors where possible
  • Maintain a reasonable distance when you do meet people 
  • Open doors and windows when meeting inside
  • Get tested regularly and isolate if you are positive
  • Get vaccinated and take up booster jabs when offered, and encourage others to do so as well
  • If you have had your first vaccine make sure you get your second
  • Wear a face coverings or mask in busy indoor settings and crowded areas, especially if coming into contact with people you don’t normally meet, and public transport to protect yourself and others

Full details of the rules and government guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website:

Autumn and winter plan 2021

Self-isolation for close contacts

The rules on self-isolation for close contacts have changed:

Advice for people at highest risk of coronavirus

Given the successful rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine programme, the shielding programme has now ended.

If you were previously identified as clinically extremely vulnerable, you are advised to continue to follow the guidance and stay safe.

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Statistics

We publish weekly coronavirus data for Oldham.

Covid-19 weekly 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

Advice and support