HAVING YOUR 2ND COVID-19 VACCINATION
The NHS in Essex wants to make sure residents know what to do when it’s time for their 2nd dose of the vaccine.
For long lasting protection, you need to have both doses of the vaccine. It’s important that the same
vaccine is used for both doses and it will help if you return to the same place as where you had your
1st dose. The information below summarises where you should go for your 2nd dose.
Where did you receive your 1st dose?
GP OR PRIMARY CARE NETWORK
You should return to your GP practice or the site run by your GP / Primary Care Network for your 2nd dose.
Your GP may have already given you a date for your 2nd dose.
If you don’t have a date yet, your GP will contact you soon with a date.
LARGE VACCINATION CENTRE
You should have already been given a date to return to a vaccination centre for your 2nd dose.
If you don’t have a date yet, you can book one online using the National Booking System or by
If you live in Essex and need help to book an appointment you can ring 0344 2573 961 (open 10am
to 4pm, local rate).
A LOCAL HOSPITAL
If you had your 1st dose of vaccine at Basildon, Broomfield, Orsett, or Southend Hospitals or
Towngate Theatre in Basildon and it was booked through ShiftPartner, then you must do the same for
your 2nd dose.
You can also change the date of your 2nd appointment through ShiftPartner.
If you booked your 1st dose by calling 01245 515919, then we will contact you with details of your 2nd
If you need help please call 01245 515919.
A COMMUNITY PHARMACY
You should have already been given a date to return to a community pharmacy for your 2nd dose.
If you don’t have a date yet, you can book one online using the National Booking System or by calling
Please remember that if you turn up without an appointment you will be turned away.
If you are unable to attend your appointment and need to cancel, please let us know ASAP by contacting your GP, Hospital or the National Booking System.