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Information for care providers: COVID-19 vaccine for care home staff


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COVID-19 vaccine for care home staff

COVID-19 vaccinations are now available to all our care staff.

The vaccine is free of charge.

Each vaccination appointment will take around 30 minutes, this includes booking in, getting the vaccine and a period of monitoring after it has been administered.

For more information on the vaccine, see NHS: Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine

Booking an appointment

If you have not yet had your COVID-19 vaccine, you can book it on the NHS website, see NHS: Book or manage your coronavirus vaccination.

Vaccination sites

The Centre for Life site is the North East mass vaccination site. It is open 8.30am to 4.30pm, 7 days a week.

Centre for Life
Times Square
Newcastle upon Tyne

HS Nightingale Hospital North East
Sunderland International Innovation Centre
6 International Drive

Local vaccination sites

The following site are open 8.30am to 8.30pm, 7 days a week depending on vaccine stock levels.

Flagg Court
Dale Street,
South Shields
NE33 2LX

Cleadon Park
10 Prince Edward Rd,
South Shields
NE34 8PS

The Glen 
Glen Street
NE31 1NU

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