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.