Vaccinations for carers
What happens if you get ill? Getting vaccinated protects you and the person that you care for.
Carers receive priority access to COVID-19 vaccinations and free annual flu vaccination.
COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters
To book a COVID-19 vaccination, just follow the link below or ring 119. There are various sites across the Bay, so if there is nothing showing in your town, just try again later.
- The NHS website – Book or manage a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination
- The NHS website – Find a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site
Can’t leave the person you care for? Have problems getting there? Something else stopping you? Call us on 01803 666620 to find out what support we can give you, such as sitting services, support with transport, someone to talk through concerns. For volunteer drivers, you can also contact Torbay Community helpline on 01803 446022.
Flu vaccinations are available via your doctor’s surgery or your local pharmacy shown via the link below. You can take your Carer’s Card with you to show that you are a carer.
If you are a young carer (under 18) please contact Torbay Young Carers by phone or text on 07786 856 139 to discuss your situation so we can help you to have your vaccination.
If you are an unpaid Carer in Torbay there is a lot of support available for you. Take a look at our ‘New to caring? Basic support‘ page to find out what Torbay Carers can offer.