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“It’s not too late to have a change of heart”

“It’s not too late to have a change of heart”

Sunday 16 January 2022

“It’s not too late to have a change of heart”

Sunday 16 January 2022

Jersey’s vaccination head has said “it’s not too late" for islanders who haven't yet had a covid jab "to have a change of heart”, as she announced the extension of the walk-in programme.

All islanders over the age of 12 will be able to get to a first, second or booster covid vaccination without an appointment until the end of January.

Anyone who wants a jab will be able to turn up at Fort Regent between 11:30 and 18:30 Monday to Friday and 08:30 to 15:30 on the weekend.


Pictured: Ms Baker said the average turnaround time was 15 minutes, meaning people can come on their commute without a booked appointment.

There is free parking available at the top of Fort Regent and a free shuttle bus departing from Liberation Station every 20 minutes. 

Emma Baker, Head of the Vaccination Programme, said that many islanders were attending the Vaccination Centre when they “happened to be in town already or were on their work break.” 

“The average turnaround time is approximately 15 minutes, so it’s really easy for someone who is on their commute - driving or walking through Town - to just come and get their vaccination without a booked appointment," she added.

“I hope that many more Islanders benefit from the walk-ins and use this opportunity to have their first vaccine if they haven’t already.

“It’s not too late to have a change of heart and the team will be very happy to accommodate any questions or concerns you may have.”  

Islanders are reminded to wear a mask and to bring identification when attending the Vaccination Centre and are also encouraged to receive a negative Lateral Flow Test result before arriving. 

Meanwhile, vaccinations for healthcare staff will be moving to the General Hospital - a decision made to make the process more convenient, according to Government.

Booked appointments are still available by visiting the website HERE, or by calling the covid helpline on 0800 735 5566. 

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Posted by Denise Shrives on
Should the infirm and elderly being having another buster if they had one 3 months ago ?
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