Get your jab

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are safe and effective. They give you the best protection against COVID-19. 

Find Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) relating to the Covid-19 vaccine at: Healthier Lancs and South Cumbria: FAQs ( 


Everyone aged 12 and over can now get a Covid-19 vaccination.

People aged 16 and over (or turning 16 within 3 months) can get a 1st and 2nd dose of a vaccine.

Children aged 12 to 15 are also being offered a 1st dose. Further information on COVID-19 vaccinations for this age range at: COVID-19 vaccination programme for young people


COVID-19 booster vaccine:

Lancashire and South Cumbria Covid-19 Vaccination Programme Director Jane Scattergood has updated on the rollout of the Covid-19 booster programme following yesterday’s JCVI announcement.  Read Jane’s statement here:

Booster vaccine doses will also be available on the NHS for people most at risk from COVID-19 who have had a 2nd dose of a vaccine at least 6 months ago. Learn more by visiting our webpage: Covid-19 booster vaccinations



How to get your COVID-19 vaccine:

If you or your child are aged 12 or over, you can

  • wait to be contacted by your GP surgery and book your appointments with them


Booking your second dose:

There must be at least eight weeks - 56 days - between your first and second dose. 

You can book an appointment for your second dose via the national booking system or by calling 119, or you can attend a local walk-in centre once eligible. 


What vaccine will I receive?

  • Pfizer vaccination clinics are offering first dose appointments for anyone aged 12 and over alongside second dose appointments for anyone aged 16 and over who has had already had their first dose over 8 weeks ago.
  • Moderna vaccination clinics are offering first dose and second dose appointments for anyone aged 16 and over who has had already had their first dose over 8 weeks ago.
  • You can also attend AstraZeneca walk in clinics if you are aged 40 and over, or have had your first jab over 8 weeks ago.

Please note, mobile clinics and walk-in slots are offered in addition to appointments booked through the National Booking System or local NHS. If you have an appointment booked at a clinic, please attend at the time and date listed. 


Walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics in central Lancashire:

Trying to fit a Covid vaccine into your day? We know life can sometimes get in the way so it's now even easier for you to get your jab with walk-in centres available locally.   

If you or your child are aged 12 or over, you can drop into a local clinic. No appointment needed! 

If you prefer to have a date marked on the calendar, you can also book an appointment at one of these vaccination centres or pharmacies now via the national booking system or by calling 119. 

Please note, vaccines are subject to eligibility and availability.


Details of ongoing clinics are as follows. If you are not quite ready for your second dose or booster jab, keep checking back for details on future clinics:


Issa Medical Centre - walk-in Covid-19 booster clinic:

*Eligibility: Aged 40+ and 6 months minimum since second dose received* 
(Please note clinics are still operating within existing guidance, if this is updated before the date of the clinic the eligibility will be updated accordingly.)

Open: Sunday 5th December

Times: 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Venue: Issa Medical Centre, 73 St Gregory Road, Preston PR1 6YA


Jubilee House:

Aged 12+ | Pfizer first and second doses | Walk-in Covid-19 boosters available

Open: Wednesdays-Saturdays

Times: : 8:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 8:00pm

Venue: Jubilee House, Lancashire Enterprise Business Park, Leyland, PR26 6TY


Chorley and South Ribble Hospital hub:

Aged 16+ only| Pfizer first and second doses

Open: 7 days a week

Times: 8:30am - 7:00pm

Venue: Preston Road, Chorley, PR7 1PP


What will happen on the day?

The clinics will be running throughout the day and there is no need to book an appointment. You will be greeted by marshals who will be able to direct you to the right place and explain the process.

Once you have received your vaccination from one of our qualified vaccinators there is a waiting area where the team will make sure you are well. You will also be provided with information on how to manage any side effects you may experience.

Social distancing measures will be place throughout, and please remember to wear a mask unless you are exempt.


What happens if I can't attend a pre-booked appointment?

We know life gets busy, and we are working hard to make getting your Covid-19 jab as easy as possible by offering timed appointments alongside walk-in slots at the times that works best for you that day. Please help us by keeping your booked appointment when convenient or cancelling if you can’t make it or have already used our walk-in service.


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