Covid-19 Vaccinations

Please see our easy read Covid-19 leaflet- Covid-19 Easy Read Information Leaflet

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***Please note on the day of your appointment that it is down to the discretion of the vaccinator if they give you your vaccination***

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You may not be able to have the vaccine if:

  • You are pregnant or planning pregnancy

  • You have a history of Severe Allergy or Anaphylaxis to any part of the vaccine or medicines

  • You have had a positive COVID swab in the last 28 days

  • You have taken part in a coronavirus vaccine trial

If any of these apply please speak to your usual GP before attending.

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Booking your appointment

Please note that our Primary Care Network consists of seven surgeries across the Vale of Evesham.  Riverside Surgery in Evesham is our main vaccination site/hub. We are now able to provide some clinics at Merstow Green Medical Practice.  When booking your vaccination please be aware that appointments may only be available at Riverside Surgery. Thank you.

Please take care to note WHERE your vaccination is taking place and the TIME of your appointment.

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Please note we have recently been sending out text messages and letters to patients eligible for the vaccination. Please ensure you have given your GP surgery your correct up-to-date contact information. This will ensure an easier booking process for yourself and your Surgery. If you choose to book your own appointment at the hub situated in Bishops Cleeve, please be aware you need to attend your second vaccination at this site also. You cannot swap and change your appointments around between hubs.

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Attending your appointment

IF YOU ARE ACUTELY UNWELL OR FEVERISH, OR ARE ISOLATING DUE TO A POSITIVE COVID SWAB OR BECAUSE OF A CONTACT – PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND YOUR APPOINTMENT

For all vaccination sites:

  • Arrive 2 minutes before your appointment time. Please do not enter early.  This will help with the flow of patients and social distancing inside and outside our buildings

  • Wear a face mask and gel your hands

  • Wear clothing which is easy to remove and expose the top of your arm

  • Wear clothing that is suitable to the weather as you may need to queue outside the surgery
  • If you have the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine you will wait under observation for 15 minutes following your vaccination

  • Whichever vaccine you have, you cannot drive for 15 minutes following your vaccination

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Appointments at Riverside Surgery

  • Parking is in the Community Hospital Car Park and is free

  • The car park is very busy so please vacate the car park as soon as possible after 15 minutes after your vaccination

By following these guidelines we will be able to keep everyone safe and continue to run a safe and efficient service. We want to vaccinate as many people as quickly and safely as we can. Your patience and co-operation is greatly appreciated. Thank you

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