Clinics are being held every day of the week between now and the end of the month, at varying times. A full list of walk-in sessions can be found on the Hampshire, Southampton and Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group vaccination page at https://www.hampshiresouthamptonandisleofwightccg.nhs.uk/your-health/latest-information-on-covid-19/covid-19-vaccination-programme/walk-in-clinics-near-you.
Vaccines are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and there may be a short wait for people to receive their vaccine. People should bring their NHS number if they have it.
As well as first vaccinations, second vaccinations for Pfizer and AstraZeneca are available at the walk-ins if it has been at least 8 weeks since the first dose.
Getting the second dose is vital to getting long-lasting and maximum protection offered by the vaccines, with recent research also showing they are highly effective against the Delta/Indian strain of the virus.
David Noyes, Chief Operating Officer at Solent NHS Trust, said:
“We are delighted to be reopening more regular walk-in appointments at The Riverside Centre, making it easier for people on the Island to be able to get their life-saving vaccination whilst they go about their daily lives.
“We also continue to offer pre-booked appointments. These are available by visiting https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/ or by calling 119, free of charge.”
Alongside the Riverside Centre, GP-led sites on the Island are also offering walk-in appointments – check the CCG website for details.