More than 4300 Island residents over the age of 80 are to be invited to come forward for a vaccination to protect themselves from the effects of Covid-19.

Letters will be sent to the over-80s at their home address from today (8 January), along with an information leaflet explaining what is involved in having a vaccination and the vital role the vaccination programme plays in the fight against the pandemic. A separate process is in place to arrange vaccinations for those aged over 80 who live in a care or nursing home.

Information about the vaccination programme is available on the government website at including links to detailed information about the different vaccines, the authorisation and approval process they have undergone.

Published On: January 8th, 2021 /