How to get a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine in North Yorkshire

Find out how to get your first, second, or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and how you will be contacted for your vaccinations:-

Autumn booster jabs

The following groups will be offered a COVID-19 booster vaccine this autumn:

  • residents in a care home for older adults and staff working in care homes for older adults
  • frontline health and social care workers
  • all adults aged 50 years and over
  • persons aged 5 to 49 years in a clinical risk group
  • persons aged 5 to 49 years who are household contacts of people with immunosuppression
  • persons aged 16 to 49 years who are carers

A full copy of the final JCVI advice for COVID-19 boosters can be found here and eligibility for the seasonal influenza immunisation is here.

If you are on your GP Learning Disability Register and eligible (5 years and over), you will be invited for the autumn COVID-19 booster. Your carers will also be eligible.

Everyone eligible can book their booster through the national NHS booking system, call 119 or visit a walk-in centre.

You do not need to speak to your GP surgery or local pharmacy, though in some areas you may receive an invitation to book your appointment from your GP practice.

If you need additional guidance, please contact the CCG's Patient Relations Team.

Current list of sites delivering COVID vaccinations in North Yorkshire

(Information last updated: 8 September 2022)

At present the NHS National Booking System is open to health and social care workers, people aged 75 and over and those aged 12 and over with a weakened immune system.

  • Book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment online for an appointment at a vaccination centre or pharmacy if you are 75 and over, are a frontline health and social care worker, or are aged 12 years or over and have a weakened immune system
  • Find a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site to get vaccinated without needing an appointment
  • You can have your seasonal booster (Autumn booster) if it's been at least three months since you had your previous dose.
  • If you have not had a first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine yet, you should have them as soon as possible.
  • If you have a severely weakened immune system you should get an additional primary dose before you get a booster.

Current availability of walk-in appointments

Bookable appointments - more information

Pre-booked appointments for booster COVID vaccinations (together with earlier doses if required) are available through the NHS National Booking Service.

In many cases, patients who are now eligible to have their autumn booster dose, are receiving invites to book from their GP practice or the NHS.

You do not need to contact your practice.

In North Yorkshire, there are vaccination sites run by GP practices (Primary Care Networks) at Lawrence House in Scarborough and Askham Bar in York. Appointments may also be available through the NHS National Booking Service at pharmacy-run sites in Northallerton, Harrogate, Knaresborough, Pateley Bridge, Hawes, Whitby, Richmond, Catterick, Masham, Scarborough, Filey and Malton.

Please note, appointment availability may be subject to vaccine supply.