Vaccine update

More than 36,000 Borderers have received their first dose of the covid vaccine so far, NHS Borders has announced.

By Kevin Janiak
Monday, 22nd February 2021, 12:09 pm

Wave 2 of the programme is currently under way, having started on February 1. So far 91% of people eligible in this Wave have been vaccinated. All people aged 70 – 79 and those clinically extremely vulnerable have been offered a vaccination appointment as part of this wave.A spokesperson for NHS Borders said: “If you are 65 – 69 and you haven’t been offered your vaccination yet, please do not worry, you will be contacted and vaccinated by February 28. Please do not contact your practice or our booking hub direct unless advised to do so.”

So far more than 600 people have received their second dose.