Book a vaccination during half-term - 12-15 year olds

Published: Thursday, October 21, 2021

The NHS' COVID-19 vaccination programme is now open to all 12-15-year-olds. During half term, the NHS is running local vaccination centres for 12-15-year-olds so that they can book an appointment and come along with their parents if they wish.

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Lydia, age 15, asks Chief Nurse Nic questions about the COVID-19 vaccine

Across the borough, 12-15-year-olds have been offered the COVID-19 vaccine in schools. In addition, 12-15-year-olds can now be vaccinated each day during half-term at vaccination centres across South West London by booking an appointment using the National Booking system

 NHS vaccination team will be operating clinics during the October half-term at the locations listed below:

  • Centrale Shopping Centre, Croydon, 21 North End, Croydon, CR0 1TY         
  • Hawks Road Health Clinic, Kingston-upon-Thames,  KT1 3EW
  • Centre Court Shopping Centre, Wimbledon, 4 Queen’s Rd, London, SW19 8YE
  • St Nicholas Shopping Centre, Sutton,  3 St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1AY
  • Roehampton Vaccination Centre, QMH Carpark Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton Ln, London SW15 5PN
  • The Wilson Hospital, Mitcham, CR4 4LD 
  • Nelson Health Centre, Wimbledon, SW20 8DA
  • Valley Park Surgery, Croydon, CR0 4YD 

The NHS encourages conversations about the Covid-19 vaccination at home between children and their parents and carers. They encourage anyone who still has questions about the Covid-19 vaccine to come and talk to their friendly teams, who will be happy to answer any questions children or parents may have. Come along to a local vaccination site so that you can make the right decision for you – with no pressure to get your vaccine. 

The COVID-19 vaccination aims to protect young people from COVID-19, to reduce outbreaks that occur in school and to protect friends and family against the virus. When enough people get vaccinated, it’s harder for a disease to spread to those who can’t have vaccines. If you haven’t received your vaccination in school, please organise a visit to a local site during your half-term break.