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Are you going to get vaccinated?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by WasntMe, May 28, 2021.

  1. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried making an appointment - the system should know if you are eligible.
    https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coron...ter-dose-of-the-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccine/
     
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  2. sleepster

    sleepster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I had made an appointment but I've now found out there's a walk-in that's less than 10 minutes walk away, whilst the appointment one is 35 minutes walk, so I was going to cancel that, but it might be easier to go for the appointment if I don't need proof for it :nailbiting:
     
  3. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I would say that as you were able to make an appointment it proves you are eligible. When you go to the walk-in presumably they look you up on the same database, so you should be ok.
     
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  4. sleepster

    sleepster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    That would make sense wouldn't it. Thank you @Mr_Pot, I am a bit of a worrier :bag:
     
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  5. catinahat

    catinahat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just had my booster done at a walk in. They ask your name, date of birth and your post code, look you up on a tablet, ask you a few questions about your health and if you had any adverse reactions to the vaccine. That's it, you are jabbed and sent on your way, no proof of anything required I offered to show them the little card I was given with the first two injections, they were not interested. I was in and out in just over 5 minutes
     
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  6. enzina

    enzina LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Yes indeed! The first two vaccines were Astra Zeneca, had no reaction at all, never had any side effects from the flu/pneumonia jab or any other vaccine before.
     
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  7. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    Didn't you get a card with your booster vaccine number on, the date and time and batch number, type if vaccine and your name, date of birth? We did today.
     
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  8. catinahat

    catinahat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No, nothing like that, just stick the needle in and off you go
     
  9. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I got a new card with the booster details on it. From today the Booster shot shows in the NHS App in your Covid record which can be viewed if you scroll down once you’ve located your Domestic Covid pass on the app.
    Anyway to keep on topic yes I have been vaccinated, 3 times!
     
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  10. Hopeful34

    Hopeful34 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I had my booster 10 days ago, and it wasn't until I'd left that I realised nobody was being given a card. Checked with my surgery today whilst there anyway, and they're not giving them for the booster, but she gave me a printout of my vaccinations which included the booster.
     
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  11. sleepster

    sleepster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @catinahat, that is very useful to know :cat:
     
  12. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    How interesting. Maybe it's a Welsh thing to have cards?
     
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  13. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    I had a card for my third dose it remains to be seen if I will get a card for my booster in April.
     
  14. Fenn

    Fenn Type 1.5 · Well-Known Member

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    I got a new card (England) on Saturday when I got booster, painful arm was only real side effect.

    3rd Pfizer
     
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  15. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I’m in England I have a new card for the booster.
     
  16. HSSS

    HSSS Type 2 · Expert

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    I had mine Tuesday. Like the first two AZ a bit of a sore arm and marginally more tired/very mild headache. Both the latter were easily explainable for other reasons too so quite possibly no side effects. No one I personally know has yet to have a bad time of it. It seems so random.
     
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    I read today speculation that those who have had covid might fair worse. I’ve personally wondered if a lack of response to vaccinations means a lack of antibodies created or if a strong reaction means these are the people who would have faired worst with covid itself . Maybe eventually we’ll know. I’m another that didn’t respond but without any known conditions that make it likely I haven’t produced what it’s designed for me to produce.
     
  18. Hopeful34

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    Someone that I know had a really bad reaction to the AZ vaccine, and they'd had Covid, so it seems possible.
     
  19. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I get my Pfizer booster shot on December 23, which is six month after my second AZ shot.

    It will be interesting to see what the go is next year regarding annual booster shots like we get for the flu.

    My civil / human rights have not been violated with me getting vaccinated for Covid.
     
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  20. jessj

    jessj · Well-Known Member

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    Received Pfizer booster last evening, was given a card with the details of the jab as before (England). Only difference to the 2 AZ was everyone had to sit for 15 minutes afterwards, plus I now have a sore & aching arm, shoulder & neck.
     
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