The JCVI has advised a second COVID-19 booster dose for higher risk individuals, to be administered in the spring. 

This is being offered to:

  • Residents in a care homes (from mid-March)
  • Eligible Housebound patients (from mid-March)

The following groups will be also be offered a second, spring booster:

  • Individuals aged 12 years and over who are immunosuppressed
  • Adults aged 75 years and over 

Individuals in these groups should have received appointment letters by mid/late March.

This spring booster must be given a minimum of 24 weeks after the initial booster vaccine dose.