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Roll up your sleeves

The COVID-19 vaccine

Scotland, it’s time to roll up our sleeves, vaccinations for COVID-19 have begun. When offered the vaccine please get it.

The vaccine

Getting the vaccine is the best way to protect yourself, others and the NHS from COVID-19.

More about the vaccine used to protect against coronavirus

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Who will get the vaccine?

The vaccines will be offered to 4.5 million people in Scotland.

Those most at risk of COVID-19 are being asked to roll up their sleeve first to ensure they’re protected.

Priority Groups are determined by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).

More about priority groups

More about who will be offered the coronavirus vaccine

Follow FACTS

As the vaccination programme continues to roll out it is important that we all play our part. That means following FACTS and adhering to the current restrictions there to keep us all safe.

  • F – Face coverings
  • A – Avoid crowds
  • C – Clean hands and surfaces regularly
  • T – Two-metre distance
  • S – Self isolate and book a test if you have symptoms

More about the vaccine

Further information about the coronavirus vaccine, including what to do at your appointment and possible side effects.

If you have any questions about the COVID-19 vaccine phone 0800 030 8013 (available 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week).