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Still time for Lanarkshire residents to get spring booster as Covid cases rise

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There is still the opportunity for Lanarkshire residents to get their spring booster if they have not already done so.The spring booster programme offers a second booster vaccination to eligible groups following advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).In particular, it urges over 75s who have not yet come forward to get their spring booster before the end of this month.The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.

Get all the news from your area – as well as features, entertainment, sport and the latest on Lanarkshire’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic – straight to your fingertips, 24/7.The free download features the latest breaking news and exclusive stories, and allows you to customise your page to the sections that matter most to you.Head to the App Store and never miss a beat in Lanarkshire - iOS - Android The second booster is to help protect those most vulnerable against any increase on coronavirus infections and anyone who has not yet attended for their spring booster can still access their vaccine at one of our vaccination centres across Lanarkshire.Lynsey Sutherland, interim general manager for Lanarkshire’s Vaccination Programme, said: “We are appealing to anyone aged over 75 or anyone aged 12 and over who has a weakened immune system who have not yet got their spring booster to either book an appointment or attend one of our drop in clinics.“Getting the spring booster will offer longer lasting protection against severe Covid-19 illness to those who are more vulnerable.“I would like to thank have the residents of Lanarkshire for their continued support in making the roll-out of the vaccination programme, including the spring booster programme, a success.”Latest

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