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Almost quarter of a million jabs delivered in Dorset

Figures published today (19 Feb 2021) show the COVID-19 vaccination programme which started on December 8 has now delivered 240,890 doses in Dorset and rising.

Over 15 million people have now received at least one dose across the UK with those aged 65 and over now being invited to book a vaccination.

Supported by hundreds of volunteers, vaccination teams across the county have delivered at least one dose of the vaccine to over 230,000 people.

The NHS has been working through the first four priority groups, including offering vaccination to people aged 70 and over, care homes, the extremely clinically vulnerable and health and care staff.

In the next phase announced earlier this week, GPs have been asked to offer jabs to clinically vulnerable patients, while people aged 65 and over will in the first instance be invited to book a vaccination at one of the vaccination centres.

If you are offered an appointment and are unable to make it please let the team know as someone else can use your spot. You will be offered another opportunity.

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