Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine is free in the UK and available to everyone aged 5 and over. Getting the vaccine and any boosters is the best way to protect yourself and others.

Hillingdon pharmacies offering vaccinations

Please also note that not all sites offer vaccination to children. This is subject to site meeting assurance requirements, so please contact the site in advance of visit if children vaccination is required.

Find your local pharmacy offering a walk-in service

Am I eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine

You are eligible if you:

  • Adults aged 75 years and over
  • Residents in care homes for older adults
  • Individuals aged 6 months and over who are immunosuppressed (as defined in the Green Book, chapter 14a; tables 3 and 4)

Update your NHS record with any vaccinations you've had abroad

Have you had one of these vaccinations outside of England?

  • Oxford/AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria)
  • Pfizer/BioNTech (Comirnaty)
  • Johnson & Johnson (Janssen)
  • Moderna (Spikevax)
  • Institute of India (Covishield)
  • Bharat Biotech (Covaxin)
  • SinoVac (CoronaVac)
  • Beijing Institute of Biological Products (Sinopharm BIBP)

You can book a registration appointment online to securely update your vaccination record with the NHS. The service is available to anyone 16+ with an NHS number.

Beware of vaccine scams 

There are reports of fraudsters using text messages to offer the COVID-19 vaccine.

Please note the NHS will: 

  • never ask you to press a button on your keypad asking you to confirm you want the vaccine
  • never ask for payment for the vaccine or for your bank details.

If you receive a text message from an unfamiliar number: 

  • do not respond to it or click on any links
  • do not enter any personal or log on details
  • do not make any payment.
Page last updated: 05 Apr 2024