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Covid: Hospital admissions up from 11 to 34 in a week across Nottinghamshire

The figures were revealed at a media briefing today from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Public Health Directors.

Amanda Sullivan, Accountable Officer for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG said:

‘In our local NHS pressures remain stable overall, however hospital admissions have increased from to 34 this week from 11 in the previous seven days.

‘The vaccination programme continues successfully with over 900,000 delivered to date

‘I want to remind people that the vaccination programme is now open to all over 30s.’

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The vaccine rollout is now reaching those in the age 30 and over age group. 

NHS England said:

‘If you’re aged 30 or over, or if you turn 30 before 1 July 2021, you can now book your COVID-19 vaccine here: nhs.uk/CovidVaccinati

Who can use this service

You can only use this service if any of the following apply:

  • you’re aged 30 or over
  • you’ll turn 30 before 1 July 2021
  • you’re at high risk from COVID-19 (clinically extremely vulnerable)
  • you have a condition that puts you at higher risk (clinically vulnerable)
  • you have a learning disability
  • you’re a frontline health or social care worker
  • you get a Carer’s Allowance, get support following an assessment by your local authority or your GP record shows you’re a carer
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If you’re an eligible unpaid carer but you cannot book an appointment, speak to your GP surgery.

Find out more about who can get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Book your appointments

You need to:

  • have 2 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at 2 appointments
  • book both appointments at the same time
  • get the 2nd dose 8 to 12 weeks after getting your 1st dose

If you’ve had a positive COVID-19 test, you should wait 4 weeks from the date you had the test before you book an appointment.

When you book you’ll only be offered appointments for vaccines that are recommended for you based on your age, any underlying health conditions, and whether you’re pregnant.

Full details and other information here 

 

 

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