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The PRSA Mass Vaccination Centre in Boston will be running a series of walk-in sessions for children aged five to 15 to get their COVID-19 jabs during half-term next week.

This will be in addition to the now regular pop-up vaccination sessions around the county, a number of which will continue to offer vaccinations to children in these age groups without the need for an appointment.

For those who prefer to book an appointment, rather than attend a pop-up or walk-in session, this can be done by visiting the National Booking System or by calling 119.

The team at PRSA will be offering the following walk-in vacations for five to 11-year-olds and 12 to 15-year-olds:

Five to 11-year-olds

  • Tuesday, May 31 (4pm-6pm)
  • Friday, June 3 (10am-1.30pm)
  • Sunday, June 5 (10am-1.30pm)

12 to 15-year-olds

  • Monday, May 30 (4.30pm-7.30pm)
  • Tuesday, May 31 (4.30pm-7.30pm)
  • Wednesday, June 1 (4.30pm-7.30pm)
  • Thursday, June 2 (10am-1.30pm)
  • Saturday, June 4 (10am-1.30pm)

Rebecca Neno, director of COVID and influenza vaccination programmes for NHS Lincolnshire CCG, said: “We try and time our pop-up sessions where possible to allow for school-aged children to attend and, of course, half-term week gives us more flexibility to be able to do this.

“The pop-up sessions allow us to take the vaccination out to people and our new vaccination bus will help hugely with this, but the key benefit the pop-ups bring – including those for school-aged children – is that no appointment is necessary.

“Whether you’re coming along to get vaccinated yourself or you are bringing your child for their vaccination, you can just turn up without pre-booking. All that we ask if you are bringing your child to be vaccinated is that, as their parent/guardian, you are present to consent.”

Other pop-up walk-in sessions in Lincolnshire

  • Saturday, May 28 at Franklin Hall, Halton Road in Spilsby – between 4pm and 6pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and also for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.
  • Saturday, May 28 at Nettleham Village Hall, Brookfield Avenue in Nettleham – between 10am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 1.30pm and 4pm for 12-15 year-olds.
  • Sunday, May 29 at Springfields Events and Conference Centre, Camel Gate in Spalding between 10am and 4pm for 5-11 year-olds only.
  • Sunday, May 29 at Ruston Sports and Social Club, Newark Road in Lincoln – between 10.30am and 4pm for 5-11 year-olds only.
  • Sunday, May 29 at Sainsbury’s, Tritton Road in Lincoln (vaccination bus) – between 10.30am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.
  • Monday, May 30 at The Venue in Navenby – between 10.30am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 1.30pm and 4.30pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.
  • Monday, May 30 at Gainsborough Adventure Playground, Riseholme Road, Gainsborough – between 11am and 4pm for 5-11 year-olds only.
  • Tuesday, May 31 at Stickney Youth Centre, Stickney, Boston – between 9am and 5pm for 5-11 year-olds and anyone eligible aged 12 and over.
  • Tuesday, May 31 at Nettleham Village Hall, Brookfield Avenue in Nettleham – between 10.30am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 1.30pm and 4.30pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.
  • Tuesday, May 31 at St Marks Square (Vaccination Bus) – between 10am and 3.30pm for 5-11 year-olds only.
  • Wednesday, June 1 at Stanhope Hall, Boston Road in Horncastle – between 9am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over, and between 1pm and 6pm for 5-11 year-olds and anyone eligible aged 16 and over.
  • Wednesday, June 1 at St Faiths Parish Hall, West Parade, Lincoln – between 10.30am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 1.30pm and 4.30pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.
  • Wednesday, June 1 at Whisby Nature Park, Moor Lane, Thorpe on the Hill (Vaccination Bus) – between 10.30am and 3.30pm for 5-11 year-olds only.
  • Thursday, June 2 at Ruston Sports and Social Club, Newark Road in Lincoln – between 10.30am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 1.30pm and 4.30pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.
  • Thursday, June 2 at Tesco, Water Mill Road in Horncastle (Vaccination Bus) between 10.30am and 3.30pm for 5-11 year-olds only.
  • Friday, June 3 at X Church, St Johns, St Johns Terrace, Church Street, Gainsborough – between 10.30am and 4pm for 5-11 year olds only.
  • Saturday, June 4 at The Ruby Hunt Centre, Church Street, Donington, Spalding – between 9am and 5pm for 5-11 year-olds and anyone eligible aged 12 and over.
  • Saturday, June 4 at The Venue, Navenby – between 10.30am and 4.30pm for 5-11 year-olds only.
  • Sunday, June 5 at Springfields Events and Conference Centre, Camel Gate in Spalding – between 10am and 4pm for 5-11 year-olds only.
  • Sunday, June 5 at The Engine Shed, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln – between 10.30am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 1.30pm and 4.30pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.

The latest list of pop-up COVID-19 vaccination sessions in Lincolnshire has been announced, including the chance to get your jab on board on a specially re-purposed bus.

The bus was loaned to the vaccination programme by Lincolnshire County Council, who previously used it for COVID testing.

It was officially launched during a visit to the Tesco store on Wragby Road in Lincoln this week. The bus is offering spring boosters to those aged 75 and over, as well as vaccinations to people aged 18 and over.

The latest schedule of pop-up locations shown below – and details on which age groups they are vaccinating – can be found here, and there is still the option to book via the National Booking System or by calling 119.

In addition to the main list of jab sessions, the team at PRSA in Boston is now also offering walk-in vaccinations for stem cell transplant patients aged 12 and over to have their booster (fourth) dose or their spring (fifth) dose, or for stem cell transplant patients who need to restart their course.

These will be held every Monday between 10am and 11am except on May 23 and 30.

Rebecca Neno, director of COVID and influenza vaccination programmes at NHS Lincolnshire CCG, said: “We’re putting a lot of effort into our pop-up programme around the county and the introduction of the bus gives us an extra degree of agility, because it allows us to take the COVID vaccination out to people.

“We already know that people like that they can turn up to any of our pop-up sessions without an appointment and the bus will allow us to focus on specific areas where there may be more of a need for us to visit.

“It will be an important addition to our pop-up programme over the coming weeks and we are very grateful to our colleagues at Lincolnshire County Council.”

The vaccination teams will be running the following pop-up walk-in sessions:

Friday, May 20 – Darby and Joan Hall in Bourne – between 9am and 5pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over, and between 3.30pm and 5pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year olds.

Friday May 20 – Tesco, Wragby Road in Lincoln (vaccination bus) – between 10.30am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

Friday, May 20 – Franklin Hall, Halton Road in Spilsby – between 4pm and 6pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and also for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.

Saturday, May 21 – Nettleham Village Hall, Brookfield Avenue, Nettleham, Lincoln – between 10am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 1.30pm and 4pm for 12-15 year-olds.

Sunday, May 22 – Ruston Sports and Social Club, Newark Road in Lincoln – between 10.30am and 4pm for 5-11 year-olds only.

Monday, May 23 – Long Sutton Village Hall, Market Place, Long Sutton – between 9am and 4pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

Monday, May 23 – The Venue, Navenby – between 10.30am and 2pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over.

Tuesday, May 24 – Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road, Lincoln – between 10.30am and 5pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over.

Tuesday, May 24 – Tesco, Trinity Street in Gainsborough (vaccination bus) – between 10.30am and 5pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

Tuesday, May 24 – Alford Corn Exchange, 9 Market Place in Alford – between 11am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over, and between 4pm and 5.30pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.

Wednesday, May 25 – Franklin Hall, Halton Road, Spilsby – between 4pm and 6pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and also for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.

Wednesday, May 25 – Birchwood Boiler House, 278 Woodfield Avenue, Birchwood, Lincoln – between 10.30am and 4pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over.

Wednesday, May 25 – Tesco, Canwick Road Trading Estate, Canwick Road, Lincoln (vaccination bus) – between 10.30am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

Thursday, May 26 – Johnson Community Hospital (Blood Clinic), Spalding Road, Pinchbeck, Spalding – between 4pm and 7pm for 5-11 year-olds only.

Thursday, May 26 – Tesco, Water Mill Road, Horncastle (vaccination bus) – between 10.30am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

Friday, May 27 – Darby and Joan Hall in Bourne – between 9am and 5pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over, and between 3.30pm and 5pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year olds.

Friday, May 27 – Tesco, 186 Wragby Road, Lincoln (vaccination bus) – between 10.30am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

Friday, May 27 – X Church, St Johns, St Johns Terrace, Church Street, Gainsborough – between 10am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 1.30pm and 4pm for 5-11 year olds.

Saturday, May 28 – Franklin Hall, Halton Road in Spilsby – between 4pm and 6pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and also for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.

Saturday, May 28 – Nettleham Village Hall, Brookfield Avenue, Nettleham, Lincoln – between 10am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 1.30pm and 4pm for 12-15 year-olds.

Sunday, May 29 – Springfields Events and Conference Centre, Camel Gate, Spalding – between 10am and 4pm for 5-11 year-olds only.

Sunday, May 29 – Ruston Sports and Social Club, Newark Road, Lincoln – between 10.30am and 4pm for 5-11 year-olds only.

Sunday, May 20 – Sainsbury’s, Tritton Road, Lincoln (vaccination bus) – between 10.30am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

A fresh batch of pop-up COVID-19 vaccination sessions have been planned across Lincolnshire, offering people the chance to get jabbed without the need to book an appointment.

With the closure of the Lincolnshire Showground as a large vaccination site against coronavirus earlier this year, more focus has been placed on pop-up sessions across the county to ensure there are still facilities available for those looking to get the jab.

As a result, there will be walk-in sessions in areas such as Lincoln, Stamford, Spalding and Horncastle over the next week or so. People will be able to come along without appointments and get protected against COVID-19.

The COVID-19 vaccination site at the Princess Royal Sports Arena in Boston. | Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

In addition, vaccination teams at the Princess Royal Sports Arena in Boston, Lincolnshire’s other Mass Vaccination Centre, will be offering walk-ins for stem cell transplant patients aged 12 and over to have their booster or spring booster doses of the vaccine.

This offer will also be made available to stem cell transplant patients who need to restart their course, and they will be held every Monday between 10am and 11am, except for on May 23 and 30.

Rebecca Neno, director of COVID and influenza vaccination programmes at NHS Lincolnshire CCG, said: “The pop-ups offer us a degree of agility over and above vaccinating from a fixed site, because they give us the ability to focus on specific areas where there might be more of a need for us to visit.

“People seem to like the flexibility the pop-ups offer and are continuing to come forwards in decent numbers for their vaccinations, including the spring booster.  The other option for people who prefer to have an appointment is to book online via the National Booking System or by calling 119.”

The vaccination teams will be running the following pop-up walk-in sessions in the coming days:

  • Saturday, May 14 at St Faith’s Church Hall, West Parade, Lincoln LN1 1QL, between 10am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 1.30pm and 4.30pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.
  • Saturday,  May 14 at Tesco, Canwick Road Trading Estate, Canwick Road, Lincoln LN5 8HS, between 10.30am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

  • Sunday, May 15 at Ruston Sports and Social Club, Newark Road, Lincoln LN6 8RN, between 10am and 5pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds only.

  • Sunday, May 15 at The Bluecoat School and Children’s Centre, Green Lane, Stamford PE9 1HE, between 10am and 5pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over.

  • Sunday, May 15 at Sainsbury’s, Tritton Road, Lincoln LN6 7QN, between 10.30am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

  • Monday, May 16 at The Ruby Hunt Centre, Donington, Spalding PE11 4UA, between 9am and 6pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over.

  • Monday, May 16 at Branston Village HallLincoln Road, Branston LN4 1NS, between 10.30am and 4pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over.

  • Tuesday, May 17 at Tesco, 186 Wragby Road, Lincoln LN2 4QQ, between 10.30am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

  • Wednesday, May 18 at Long Sutton Church Hall, Market Place, Long Sutton PE12 9JE, between 10am and 6pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 3.30pm and 6pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year olds.

  •  Wednesday, May 18 at Tesco, Canwick Road Trading Estate, Canwick Road, Lincoln LN5 8HS, between 10.30am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

  • Thursday, May 19 at Johnson Community Hospital (Blood Clinic), Spalding Road, Pinchbeck, Spalding PE11 3DT, between 4pm and 7pm for 5-11 year-olds only.

  • Thursday, May 19 at Tesco, Water Mill Road, Horncastle LN9 5DR, between 10.30am and 3.30pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 18 and over.

  • Friday, May 20 at Darby and Joan Hall, Bourne PE10 9LY, between 9am and 5pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over, plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 3.30pm and 5pm for 5-11 year-olds and 12-15 year olds.

  • Saturday, May 21 at Nettleham Village Hall, Brookfield Avenue, Nettleham, Lincoln LN2 2SS, between 10am and 1pm for spring boosters for people aged 75 and over plus vaccinations for anyone eligible aged 16 and over, and between 1.30pm and 4pm for 12-15 year-olds.

  • Sunday, May 22 at Ruston Sports and Social Club, Newark Road, Lincoln LN6 8RN, between 10.30am and 4pm for 5-11 year-olds only.

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