Free flu jabs available for anyone over 50 at these clinics in York

Photograph: David Cheskin / PA Wire
2 Dec 2020 @ 3.44 pm
| Health

NHS flu vaccinations are now available, free, to everyone aged 50 and over.

As well as the mass vaccination site at Askham Bar, one group of pharmacies is operating Covid-safe flu clinics around the city this weekend.

Citywide Health, York’s independent pharmacy group, are opening seven community clinics specifically to provide flu jabs on today and over the weekend.

The clinics are being held in

  • Strensall
  • The Groves
  • Tang Hall
  • Clementhorpe
  • Huntington
  • Foxwood
  • and Wiggington.

There is no appointment required, but people must register at www.citywidehealth.co.uk/flu and fill in a form to secure their vaccination.

Registration opens today and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

The clinics

People attending clinics must wear a mask, and any one with coronavirus symptoms, or who has been in contact with someone with coronavirus in the last 14 days must not attend.

Coronavirus symptoms include: a high temperature, a new & continuous cough, or a loss or change of taste or smell.

Clinics are as follows:

Wed 2 Dec: 4pm – 7pm – Strensall
Strensall Village Hall, YO32 5XW

Sat 5 Dec: 9am – 12pm – The Groves
St Thomas Church, Lowther Street, YO31 7ND

Sat 5 Dec: 1pm – 4pm – Tang Hall
Tang Hall Community Centre, YO31 0UG

Sun 6th Dec: 9am – 12pm – Clementhorpe
St Clements Hall, YO23 1BW

Sun 6th Dec: 9am- 12pm – Huntington
Orchard Park Community Centre, YO31 9EH

Sun 6th Dec: 1pm – 4pm – Foxwood
Foxwood Community Centre, YO24 3HY

Sun 6th Dec: 1pm – 4pm – Wigginton
Wigginton Recreation Hall, YO32 2LL