The NHS launches a new large scale Covid-19 vaccination centre at the old Paddock Road Surgery in Harleston on Sunday 28 February 2021, as part of the biggest vaccination programme in NHS history.
The centre provides an additional option to the large scale vaccination centres already delivering vaccines in Kings Lynn, Norwich, Attleborough, North Walsham and Lowestoft; and the hubs already successfully delivering vaccinations in local hospitals and by GPs across the county.
Norfolk and Waveney’s COVID-19 vaccine programme continues to move at pace with a range of options and locations for appointments now available for local people.
It comes as the region’s COVID-19 vaccination programme continues to make good progress, with 341,600 people, 40.1% of our over 16 population having now received their first dose, according to data published today by NHS England and NHS Improvement. This places Norfolk and Waveney 4th out of 42 health systems in England. The national average is 32.8% and the regional average is 34.0%.
More than a third of people in Norfolk and Waveney receive their first COVID-19 vaccination
Norfolk and Waveney ‘s COVID-19 vaccination programme continues to make good progress as it was revealed that more than a third of people in the area have received their first dose of vaccine.
Norfolk and Waveney is on track to offer a vaccination to priority groups most vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19) and to vaccinate all those that come forward for their first dose by next week.
The news comes as it was revealed that 94% of over 80s in Norfolk and Waveney have received their first dose, 97% of 75-79 year olds and 73% of 70-74 year olds.