Covid-19 and flu vaccines

Information on getting your Covid-19 and flu vaccines in Reading. Check the NHS website for the most up-to-date information.
NHS – coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine

NHS information on getting 1st and 2nd doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, and booster jabs.

Broad Street Mall vaccination centre, Reading, RG1 7QE

Boots on Broad Street in Reading offer booked appointments (call 119 or use the national booking service) and walk-ins subject to availability. Opening times are 9am to 12pm for Moderna boosters and 1.40pm to 5pm for first, second and booster doses of Pfizer.

Have you had your Flu vaccination and Covid-19 booster jab?

Information from Reading Borough Council about getting the flu vaccine and Covid-19 booster jab this winter. Includes links to translated and easy read information about the flu vaccine.

RVA’s voluntary sector vaccine support helpline

Reading voluntary organisations are working together to support people to access their vaccine.  Do you or someone you know have questions about accessing a vaccine? Call 0118 334 1091 and we can answer your questions and help.

Healthwatch Reading

Healthwatch Reading have regular updates about Covid-19 vaccinations on their website.

NHS Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Information about about pop-up vaccination sites in Berkshire West, boosters, vaccination in pregnancy and more.

Covid testing – with and without symptoms

Information on the Reading Borough Council website about walk-through PCR test sites in Reading and community testing at Reading Town Hall (Lateral Flow Tests).

Guides and translations

Downloadable coronavirus resources from Public Health England
Information videos to watch and share
Accessible guides for people with a learning disability and their carers
British Sign Language resources

British Sign Language (BSL) videos on Covid-19 vaccination on

Covid-19 vaccination guide for adults in 24 languages

Download or order leaflets in English, Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Chinese, Estonian, Farsi, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Panjabi, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Twi, Ukrainian and Urdu.

Coronavirus vaccine explained in Nepalese

A Nepalese doctor talks about the importance of the vaccine in this video by Liverpool University Hospitals.

British Red Cross
Face coverings

Government guidance about when to wear one and exemptions – includes links to translated guidance.


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