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COVID vaccine in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot

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Latest information on the COVID (coronavirus) vaccine in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.

Page last updated: 12.44pm on 14/01/22. This is a fast-moving situation and we will update this page as frequently as necessary. Please note that it may take longer to update other pages. 

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Drop-in 1st, 2nd and booster vaccinations for ages 12+ at the Bay Mass Vaccination Centre.

 

Bay Mass Vaccination Centre, near Amazon, SA1 8QB - DROP IN open between 9am and 9pm, 7 days. These hours apply from 06.01.22.
Go to this page for directions and details of free buses to the Bay MVC.
 
Pontardawe Leisure Centre

NEW Covid vaccine drop-in sessions are being held in our container outside Pontardawe Leisure Centre between 9am and 3.30pm on:

Friday, January 14th

Tuesday, January 18th

Wednesday, January 19th

Thursday, January 20th

Friday, January 21st.

Anyone (12 and over) and any dose (1, 2 booster).

 

Swansea Guildhall

NEW Covid vaccine drop-in sessions are being held in our container outside Swansea Guildhall between 9am and 3.30pm on:

Tuesday, January 18th

Wednesday, January 19th

Thursday, January 20th

Friday, January 21st.

Anyone (12 and over) and any dose (1, 2 booster).

 
The Princess Royal Theatre

NEW Covid vaccination appointment slots are available at The Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot, on Monday, January 17th and Tuesday, January 18th.

Anyone (12 and over) and any dose (1st, 2nd and booster).

Go to this page to book a vaccination appointment at The Princess Royal Theatre.

You can book a slot whatever dose you need.

 
Community pharmacies

(Awaiting further information.)

 
Which vaccines?

Moderna (Spikevax) or Pfizer (Comirnaty) in line with JCVI guidance. You cannot choose which vaccine you have.

Been sent an appointment?

Try to keep it if possible.

Can’t make a scheduled appointment?

No need to cancel, just drop in or book as set out above when suitable. We have systems in place to make sure slots and vaccines aren’t wasted. If you drop in before a scheduled appointment, your appointment will be automatically cancelled.

Missed or will miss an appointment because you have Covid?

18+ and under 18s at risk need to wait until 28 days have passed before coming in for vaccination. Under 18s who are not in an at-risk category need to wait 12 weeks post a positive result. No need to cancel, as set out above.

Eligibility and dosing schedules:

2nd doses

If you had your 1st dose a while ago and didn’t get around to having your 2nd, there is no need to restart the course. Come in for your second dose as soon as possible.

12-17 not at risk: At least a 12-week gap between 1st and 2nd.

18+: At least an 8-week gap between 1st and 2nd.

Booster: There must be a gap of 13 weeks or more between a 2nd or 3rd primary dose and a booster.

 

Drop-in sessions for pregnant women (Update posted 04.01.22)

Drop-in sessions are now available for pregnant women who are yet to receive their first, second or booster Covid vaccines.

Sessions will be held at the Bay Mass Vaccination Centre between 9am and 1pm on January 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th.

Staff will be available to answer any questions and there is no obligation to have the vaccine.

Those attending are asked to bring their All-Wales Maternity Record.

If childcare is an issue, you can bring young children along with you.

We advise you to keep any vaccine appointment you receive in the meantime, if you can.

Pregnant women who catch coronavirus are at more risk of severe illness and hospitalisation.

Vaccines are safe and highly effective at preventing coronavirus in pregnancy and are safe for you and your baby.

 

Quick info 

Need your first dose or to change your appointment? Contact the booking team on 01792 200492 / 01639 862323 or email: Sbu.covidbookingteam@wales.nhs.uk

All the latest Covid vaccination news in one place

Go to this page to read the latest vaccination newsletter.

Our Covid booster vaccination reserve list is now open.

Go to this page to fill out the form to join the Covid booster vaccination reserve list.  Restrictions apply.

Testing, isolation, hospital visiting, travel and Covid passes

Go to this page to find out more about testing, including lateral flow tests, visiting, Covid passes and more.

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