Covid booster jab walk in centres NI: where to get third vaccine near me - without booking an appointment

With cases of Omicron on the rise, the Covid booster vaccine programme is being rolled out, here's how to access your jab at a walk-in centre in Northern Ireland.

By Sarah McCann, Search and Trends Writer
Monday, 13th December 2021, 1:07 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th January 2022, 9:46 am

The Department of Health have urged people to get the booster vaccination after 30,423 cases were reported in a four day period.

Vaccination walk-in clinics are now open for anyone aged over 18 and who had their second vaccine at least three months ago.

Who can get a Covid booster?

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To access a booster you will need to wait at least three months since your second dose, at the moment jabs are being rolled out by age groups.

If you are aged 18 or over and had your second dose at least three months ago, you are eligible for your booster at a vaccination clinic, community pharmacy, or GP practise.

If you are immunosuppressed or clinically vulnerable you will be able to access your booster and will contacted by your consultant or GP surgery.

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Walk-in booster vaccinations are now available for anyone over 30 who wants to get their Covid booster jab.

What vaccines can you get?

The booster programme involves the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines but your booster dose does not need to be same vaccine as your previous doses.

You can read more about why AstraZeneca is not used as a booster here.

Where can you get a Covid booster?

You can book in for your booster here, alternatively walk-in vaccination clinics are in operation this week, with times and locations outlined below.

Booster clinics are being rolled out by health trusts, you can find out more about where to access a booster below.

Belfast Trust

The Vaccination Centre at the Royal Victoria Hospital is open for walk-in vaccinations between 8am – 8.30pm every day.

The Vaccination Hub at Knockbracken Hall is open every day from 9am – 6pm.

The Vaccination Hub in the Great Hall at Queen’s University Belfast is open every day from 10am – 5pm.

You can find out more about Belfast Trust booster clinics here.

Northern Trust

You can find out more about the Northern Trust booster clinics here.

South Eastern Trust

TEC Belfast, 17 Queens Road is open Monday – Sunday, 8am-8pm.

Lisburn Primary and Community Care Centre is open Monday – Sunday, 9.30am-7.30pm (appointments only).

Downshire Hospital, Great Hall is open Saturday & Sunday, 9.30am-3.30pm.

You can find out more about South Eastern Trust booster clinics here.

Southern Trust

You can find out more about the Southern Trust booster clinics here.

Western Trust

You can find out more about the Western Trust booster clinics here.

Community pharmacies where you can get your booster

If you are aged over 30 and had your second vaccine dose three months ago, you are able to get your jab at a local community pharmacy.

The pharmacies where you are able to access a booster are outlined here, you will need to book in to make an appointment in advance and slots have been filling up fast.

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