Islanders will be contacted by the NHS when it is their turn to get the booster vaccine. You can currently book an appointment via your GP practice. The Riverside Centre will also be available for the booster in the near future. When booster appointments at The Riverside Centre become available you will be able to book online via the NHS website or by calling 119.
The booster will be offered at least six months after your second dose.
The following people will be offered a COVID-19 booster vaccination:
People aged 50 and over.
People who live and work in care homes.
Frontline health and social care workers.
People aged 16 and over with a health condition that puts them at high risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19.
People aged 16 and over who are a main carer for someone at high risk from COVID-19.
People aged 16 and over who live with someone who is more likely to get infections (such as someone who has HIV, has had a transplant or is having certain treatments for cancer, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis).
People who are pregnant and in one of the eligible groups can also get a booster dose.
These are the latest published vaccination and COVID-19 stats for the Isle of Wight, from NHS England and Public Health England, respectively. Read the full report.
The COVID-19 statistics for the Isle of Wight, published by Public Health England on 18 October 2021 at 5.09pm including data up to 17 October 2021.
The vaccination statistics for the Isle of Wight, published by NHS England on 14 October 2021 including data up to 10 October 2021.
The graphic shows:
109,562 – The number of Island residents who have received their first dose of the vaccine.
101,749 – The number of Island residents who have received their second dose of the vaccine.
13,958 – The number of confirmed cases to date of Island residents who have received a positive COVID-19 test result since March 2020. This is based on the residential address of the person tested rather than where they are registered with a GP.
777 – The number of positive cases in the seven-day period.
546 – Weekly cases per 100,000. This is the number of Island residents who have received a positive COVID-19 test result in the seven-day period, divided by the total population of the Island.