Autumn COVID/Flu Vaccines

Autumn COVID/Flu vaccines – Eligible patients will be receiving their invitations from the practice via text or letter with instructions on booking their appointments. 

Please do not contact the surgery regarding COVID/ Flu vaccines.

COVID-19 Eligibility:

The following people are eligible for an autumn Covid booster:

This is because the risk of severe Covid continues to be strongly associated with increasing age and underlying health conditions.

Flu Eligibility:

Eligible groups for the 2023 to 2024 season:

  • aged 2 and 3 years on 31 August 2023
  • eligible school aged children (Reception to Year 11)
  • those aged 6 months to under 65 years in clinical risk groups
  • pregnant women
  • all those aged 65 years and over
  • those in long-stay residential care homes
  • carers, those in receipt of carer’s allowance or main carer of an older or disabled person
  • household contacts of immunocompromised individuals frontline health and social care staf

See the Green Book Influenza chapter 19 for full details on eligible groups.

Thank You, Quedgeley Medical Centre