COVID-19 Vaccine Update

City and Hackney CCG has used up it first allocation of 975 vaccines. The next batch of vaccines is expected early January. A delivery date for the vaccines has not been confirmed yet.
Flu vaccination

When the vaccination programme resumes eligible patients will be contacted by their GP. City and Hackney are in phase 1 of the vaccination programme. In phase 1 patients aged 80 and over are eligible for the vaccine. Anyone under the age of 80 are not currently eligible for the vaccine. 

If you are aged under 80 and are contacted regarding the vaccine. Please check your GP's website to confirm whether vaccinations are being offered to patients under the age of 80 and whether you meet the eligible criteria.

Be aware there are a number of scams operating. Please note that the NHS will never ask for a patient's bank details. 



Do not leave your home if you have coronavirus symptoms

Do not leave your home if you have either:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.

Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do at:


Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.