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Nearly 400,000 Vaccines Given out as NHS Tayside Invites Under the 40s

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NHS Tayside are moving onto their eleventh vaccination priority group now that they’ve given out around 400,000 vaccines.

Now almost 70% of adults have had their first dose across NHS Tayside with over 390,000 vaccines given out in total.

Invitations for vaccinations are now going out to people across the health board area aged between 30 and 39.

A spokesperson for NHS Tayside said: “Everyone in this group will be offered an appointment over the coming weeks so please don’t worry if you don’t hear straight away. In line with the latest national guidance, those under 40 will be offered the Pfizer vaccine.

“Please remember that letters will be sent to the address you have registered with your GP practice so it’s really important that your surgery has the correct details for you. If you’ve recently moved, or think your details may be out of date with your surgery, please get in touch to update your address.

“For those yet to receive their second vaccine, our teams are working to review the clinic schedules to bring forward appointments as soon as possible. Please wait for your appointment letter and only get in touch if it has been 11 weeks since your first vaccine.”

Anyone who hasn’t been given their second dose after their first dose in 11 weeks needs to get in touch with their GP directly to arrange an appointment.

For people who had their first dose and are waiting on their second, from a community vaccination centre, they should get in email: tay.c19vaxlocalenquiries@nhs.scot

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