COVID-19 vaccines are now being offered to those aged 42 and over in England, according to the NHS England Book a Vaccination website.
The change comes just a day after it was announced that those aged 44 and over could book their jab.
The latest update on the NHS website states:
Who can use this service
You can only use this service if any of the following apply:
- you’re aged 42 or over
- you’ll turn 42 before 1 July 2021
- you’re at high risk from COVID-19 (clinically extremely vulnerable)
- you have a condition that puts you at higher risk (clinically vulnerable)
- you have a learning disability
- you’re an eligible frontline health or social care worker
- you get a Carer’s Allowance, get support following an assessment by your local authority or your GP record shows you’re a carer
If you’re an eligible unpaid carer but you cannot book an appointment, speak to your GP surgery.
Find out more about who can get the COVID-19 vaccine.
To book your vaccine, please visit – Book a coronavirus vaccination – NHS (www.nhs.uk)