Catch-up vaccinations available across East Riding for school students during May half term and summer holidays
Parents and guardians are encouraged to check their child’s red book or vaccination status with their GP.
The local schools’ vaccination provider IntraHealth is offering catch-up vaccination sessions on the Health and Wellbeing Bus and at local community centres during May half term and throughout the summer holidays.
The free NHS vaccinations offered are:
- 3 in 1 teenage booster (tetanus, diphtheria and polio)
- MenACWY (meningitis and septicaemia – both normally given in Year 9 or age 14 – but available up to the age of 25)
- HPV (the first dose for girls and boys is normally given in Year 8 or age 12 to 13 – but both doses are available up to the age of 25).
Upcoming dates across East Riding include:
East Riding Leisure Haltemprice
- Tuesday 30 May, 9am to 3.30pm
- Tuesday 25 July, 9am to 3.30pm
- Tuesday 8 August, 9am to 3.30pm
East Riding Leisure Hornsea (Hornsea Hub)
- Wednesday 31 May, 1pm to 3pm (FULL)
- Thursday 10 August, 9am to 3pm
East Riding Leisure Goole
- Tuesday 1 August, 9.30am to 3pm
Annand Centre, Pocklington
- Thursday 1 June 2023, 9am to 3pm
Cornerstone Church, Bridlington
- Monday 24 July 2023, 9am to 3pm
Driffield Children’s Centre
- Friday 28 July 2023, 9am to 1pm
St Nicholas Church Hall, Beverley
- Wednesday 2 August 2023, 9am to 3pm
There are also a number of dates for Hull:
The Acorns Children’s Centre (Hull)
- Thursday 27 July 2023, 9am to 3pm
- Friday 4 August 2023, 9am to 3pm
Priory Children’s Centre (Hull)
- Friday 2 June 2023, 9am to 3pm
- Wednesday 26 July 2023, 9am to 3pm
- Thursday 3 August 2023, 9am to 3pm
Lemon Tree Children’s Centre (Hull)
- Monday 7 August 2023, 9am to 3pm
Fenchurch Children’s Centre (Hull)
- Friday 11 August 2023, 9am to 1pm
All vaccinations are by appointment only, which can be booked via email immunisations.EastRiding@intrahealth.co.uk or by calling IntraHealth 0333 358 3397 (Option 2, then option 1 for East Riding).
Appointments are open to any child attending full-time education up to age 18 in East Riding or Hull, and home-educated children who live in East Riding or Hull.
Those aged 18 to 25 should contact their GP to arrange catch-up NHS vaccinations.
Read more about the NHS vaccination programme here: NHS vaccinations and when to have them – NHS (www.nhs.uk)
Public health also advises parents and guardians to check their child’s red book or with their GP to see if their MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination is complete. This is particularly important because some teenagers have not had two doses.