Fife 16-17 year olds invited to get first COVID vaccine at drop-in clinics

Teenagers in Fife are being invited to get their first COVID vaccines at drop-in clinics.

Wednesday, 11th August 2021, 12:30 pm

The call from NHS Fife is aimed at 16-17 year olds.

But the health authority says anyone in this group will not have an automatic second dose eight weeks later.

This is because the JCVI will review further data and evidence before making a decision.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Picture Michael Gillen.

Read More

Read More
Fife hair salon owner fears for business as dilapidated precinct faces bulldozer...

It will provide an update before they are due.

A second jag is likely to be offered later to increase the level of protection.

Thank you for reading this article on our free-to-read website. We're more reliant on your support than ever as the shift in consumer habits brought about by Coronavirus impacts our advertisers.

Please consider purchasing a subscription to our print newspaper to help fund our trusted, fact-checked journalism.