Health experts in Norfolk and Waveney are celebrating the success of its programme for delivering routine childhood vaccinations.
Routine childhood and adult vaccinations are continuing through the COVID-19 pandemic and are one of the best ways to protect your child against diseases like measles, rubella, tetanus and meningitis.
The COVID-19 vaccination programme continues at great pace across Norfolk and Waveney with 54% of its adult population having already received their first dose.
Hundreds of thousands of people across Norfolk and Waveney have been contacted via the national booking system, by their local GP practice or Hospital Hub and offered the vaccine.
People eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination in Norfolk and Waveney will have another location to choose from when booking their appointment.
In addition to the vaccination sites already operating, Beccles Health Centre Pharmacy, St Mary’s Road, Beccles, will join the COVID-19 vaccination programme from Monday 22 March.
The COVID-19 vaccination programme in Norfolk and Waveney remains on track, with more than half of adults having now received their first dose of vaccine, newly released figures show.
According to data published today by NHS England and NHS Improvement 480,582 doses of vaccine have been given in Norfolk and Waveney. Some 457,000 people have received their first dose and 23,582 their second dose.