Everyone aged 5 and over can get a 1st and 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
When you can book a 2nd dose?
You should be able to book a 2nd dose on the day after your 1st dose. If you or your child are:
- 18 years old or over - you'll be offered 2nd dose appointments from 8 weeks (56 days) after your 1st dose.
- under 18 years old - you'll be offered 2nd dose appointments from 12 weeks (84 days) after your 1st dose.
If it's been 3 months since your second vaccination and you are eligible you can get a booster jab at one of these clinics.
Local vaccine clinics
The Dinwoodie Centre
Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL1 2JH
- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8.30am – 7.30pm
- Saturday and Sunday, 8.30am – 5.30pm
The Millennium Centre
Featherstall Road North, Oldham, OL9 6QB
- 12 noon to 7pm, every Wednesday
The European Islamic Centre
79 Manchester Road, Oldham, OL8 4LN
- 12 noon to 7pm, every Sunday
The Greater Manchester Vaccination Centre (Etihad), M11 3DU
- Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8am to 8pm
- Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8.30am to 3:30pm
Pharmacies offering vaccinations by appointment
3-5 Lord Street, Oldham, OL1 3HB
South Chadderton Methodist Church Vaccine Centre (Imaan Pharmacy Werneth)
25 Thompson Lane, Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 8LX
The Keppel Building (Focus Pharmacy)
Focus Pharmacy Unit G5, Ashton Road West, Failsworth, M35 0AD
Pakistani Community Centre (Imaan Pharmacy) - Currently closed
Marlborough Street. Oldham, OL4 1EG
Everyone aged 16 and over can get a booster dose, as well as some children aged 12 to 15 who are deemed 'high risk from Covid-19'.
You can get a booster dose 3 months (91 days) after your 2nd dose, however you can book your appointments after 2 months (61 days) since your 2nd dose.
Please note your booster dose might be different to your first or second vaccine:
If you have been offered an appointment for a Coronavirus vaccination but had to cancel or you weren’t able to make the slot offered, you can book another appointment by:
- booking an appointment online: Book your coronavirus vaccination - NHS website
- calling your GP surgery
- calling 119
If it has been 12 - 14 weeks since your first jab and you still have not been contacted for a second appointment, please contact the location where you had your first vaccine to arrange another appointment.
If it has been 14 weeks or more since your first vaccine and you still have not received an appointment for your second dose please contact the NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group Customer Services team by emailing:
They will work with your GP surgery to provide alternatives.
If you had a severely weakened immune system when you had your first 2 doses of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, you will be offered an additional primary dose (3rd dose) before your booster.
You will be contacted if you are eligible for your third dose with further information provided.
If you’ve had a positive COVID-19 test
You need to wait before getting any dose of the vaccine.
People aged 18 years old or over should wait 4 weeks (28 days) from testing positive to getting their next vaccine dose or booster.
People aged 12 to 17 years old should wait 12 weeks (84 days) from testing positive to getting their next vaccine dose or booster.
People aged 12 to 17 years old (who are at high-risk from COVID-19) should wait 4 weeks (28 days) from testing positive to getting their next vaccine dose or booster.