Pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Minehead on 24 August and 7 September

Media Release

Issued: 17 August 2021

Local people aged 16 and over are urged to pop along to two COVID-19 vaccination clinics being held in the car park of the Minehead Community Hospital on Tuesday 24 August, Wednesday 25 August and Tuesday 7 September from 10am – 6pm.

Caroline Upton, Head of Nursing and Quality for the Somerset vaccination programme, said: “We have already held a very successful pop-up clinic in Minehead and are holding two more because we want to make it as easy as possible for local people who are eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccination.”

“Having your jabs is the most effective way of protecting yourself and others from serious illness as a result of coronavirus. Please pop along to our clinics in Minehead on Tuesday 24 August and Tuesday 7 September. Our friendly vaccinators will put you at your ease and will also be able to answer any questions you have.”

These clinics will be offering first or second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to anyone aged 16 and over as well as second dose AstraZeneca but you must wait 8 weeks between your first and your second doses. You can also check which vaccination sites are offering walk in clinics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Somerset – Somerset CCG


Notes to editors

For more information on the NHS vaccination programme and the latest walk-in clinics this week, please visit: https://nhssomerset.nhs.uk/health/local-services/health-services-during-coronavirus/covid-19-vaccinations-in-somerset/

For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-vaccine/