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Eligibility criteria for COVID-19 vaccination

First published:
1 October 2022
Last updated:

COVID-19 spring 2024 booster campaign (starts 1 April 2024)

The Joint Committee for Vaccinations and Immunisation advice recommends an additional COVID-19 spring booster will be offered to:

  • adults aged 75 years and over
  • residents in a care home for older adults
  • individuals aged 6 months and over who are immunosuppressed, as defined in table 3 or 4 in the Green Book

The Committee recommends that the spring dose should be offered around 6 months after the last vaccine dose. All eligible individuals will receive an appointment invitation from their local health board.

COVID-19 autumn 2023 booster campaign (ending 31 March 2024)

The Joint Committee for Vaccinations and Immunisation advice recommends an additional COVID-19 autumn booster will be offered to:

  • residents in a care home for older adults 
  • all adults aged 65 years and over 
  • persons aged 6 months to 64 years in a clinical risk group, as defined in tables 3 and 4 of the COVID-19 chapter of the Green Book
  • frontline health and social care workers 
  • persons aged 12 to 64 years who are household contacts, as defined in the Green Book, of people with immunosuppression 
  • persons aged 16 to 64 years who are carers, as defined in the Green Book, and staff working in care homes for older adults

All eligible individuals will receive an appointment invitation from their local health board.

COVID-19 vaccination two dose primary course offer

The universal primary course of vaccine, offered to individuals aged 12 years and over and those in a clinical risk group aged between 6 months and 11 years, has now ended (30 June 2023). 
 

Local health board contact details

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board 

Email: cvuhb.massimms@wales.nhs.uk 

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Email: CTM.VaccinationEnquiries@wales.nhs.uk

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Email: COVIDenquiries.hdd@wales.nhs.uk

Powys Teaching Health Board

Powys Teaching Health Board

Email: Powys.covidvacc@wales.nhs.uk

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Swansea Bay University Health Board