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What if I get symptoms of COVID-19 before my COVID-19 vaccination appointment?

If you have a high temperature, a new and continuous cough, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste, you could be displaying the symptoms of a coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. If you're e...

How effective is the COVID-19 vaccine?

There are three vaccines currently available in the UK that have an efficacy of between 70% and 90% at preventing COVID-19 symptoms, when measured three weeks after the first injection is administered...

Who is eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccination?

The first priorities for the COVID-19 vaccination programme should be the prevention of mortality and the maintenance of the health and social care systems. As the risk of mortality from COVID-19 incr...

Is it safe for pregnant women to have the COVID-19 vaccine?

While there have been no trials of the current vaccines in pregnancy, there is no evidence to suggest they are harmful. However, the current guidance is that pregnant women should not routinely be giv...

What if I get symptoms of COVID-19 before my flu vaccination appointment?

If you have a high temperature, a new and continuous cough, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste, you could be displaying the symptoms of a coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. If you're e...

Advice from the team at the Aintree COVID-19 vaccination clinic

The vaccination clinic is in the Queen Mothers Grandstand. On entry to the racecourse, turn right at the mini roundabout and drive approximately 100 metres where you will see the Pharmacy2U marshalls ...

Does this cost the NHS more than using my GP?

No, we are providing COVID-19 vaccinations as an NHS service, in the same way as GPs. Pharmacy2U is supporting the NHS with COVID-19 vaccinations to ease pressure on GPs.

Do I need to inform my GP that I have had the COVID-19 vaccination?

No, we will do this, and we are required to do this. Once your appointment has been completed, our team will update your GP within 24 hours.

Do I need to be registered with Pharmacy2U to have the COVID-19 vaccination?

No, this service is being offered to all patients who are invited to have their vaccination.

Is there anyone who should not have the COVID-19 vaccine?

People who have had a previous serious allergic reaction to a vaccine should not have this vaccination. Pregnant women, unless they are at a high risk, should also wait until their pregnancy is over, ...