Changes to the Covid Booster Rollout Programme

If you are in this new cohort, please could we ask that you do not contact us about your booster vaccination. We currently have no further information to give you other than what is posted below.

Thank you.

From the Forest GP Surgeries Facebook Page:

You will all have seen on the news yesterday that the rollout for the Covid booster vaccination will now be extended to include those aged 18 years and over, and the gap required between second dose and booster will be reduced from 6 months to 3 months. Additionally, those classed as clinically extremely vulnerable will be offered a 4th dose.

As this was only announced yesterday we are not yet able to begin vaccinating these new groups at Cinderford as there are legal formalities to be completed, vaccines to be ordered and clinics to be planned, etc.

Please could we ask those in these new groups just be patient for a little while, and not to contact their Surgery as currently they have no other information to give you. Additionally, if you are aged between 18 and 39 or it has only been 3 months since your 2nd dose, please do not go along to any of the Cinderford walk in clinics for your booster – you will be turned away.

As soon as we have everything in place we will post the arrangements here.

Thank you for your patience.