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COVID-19 vaccination information

If you haven’t had your first COVID-19 vaccination dose yet – and are aged 18 or over – there is a vaccine with your name on it, so please come forward and make an appointment.

Walk-in appointments available

If you are aged 18 or over, in an at risk group, a carer or a frontline health and social care worker who has not yet had your vaccine, you can walk-in to the Saddlers Vaccination Centre, (WS2 9NW) any day between 8am–7pm.

Alternatively if you prefer to book your appointment, you can do this online via the NHS website or by calling 119.

Where can I get vaccinated?

Walsall COVID-19 vaccination buses

Walsall vaccination buses are operating to take the COVID-19 vaccine to those who live, study or work in Walsall and may have difficulty getting to a vaccination centre or other local vaccination service.

Find out more about COVID-19 vaccination buses 

Second dose vaccines 

If you are aged 40 and over and had your first COVID-19 vaccine, your second dose is now due at 8 weeks. If you are aged under 40, your second dose is due at 12 weeks. 

Book your second dose through the NHS online booking system

What you need to know

The COVID-19 vaccine is our best defence against the virus — used alongside effective social distancing, wearing a mask and washing your hands.

Getting vaccinated means protecting yourself, and potentially your family, friends and local community from the virus.

The vaccine has been developed and approved following a number of clinical trials involving thousands of people across the world. It has also undergone mandatory safety tests to ensure it is safe for humans.

It is given in two doses by your local NHS service. For those aged over 40 you need to wait eight weeks between doses and for those 39 and under, you should wait 12 weeks. This is based on updated guidance from the UK’s chief medical officers.

NHS Black Country and West Birmingham CCG has answers to many of the most commonly asked questions on their website.

You can also find the most up to date national guidance on the NHS website.