Not had your Covid vaccine yet? Get yours today

There’s plenty of ways to get your Covid vaccines.

First, second and booster doses are easily available every day in the city. You can choose the best time and place for you.

Councillor Sue Shanks, chair of the Health & Wellbeing Board said:

“Getting vaccinated is the best way of keeping ourselves and our family and friends safe from getting severely ill with Covid. However, finding the time to get vaccinated isn’t always as simple as it sounds.

“If you haven’t had a Covid vaccine yet, it’s not too late. And if you’re due your second or booster dose, please get it as soon as you are eligible so you have the highest level of protection.

“I know there’s many different reasons why people haven’t had the vaccine yet but we’re trying to make it as easy as possible for you to attend. There’s now more availability at more times and locations in the city. There’s also free parking in some locations and help for you to get there if you need it.

“If you were put off by hearing about queues and busy clinics before Christmas, please know that there’s now plenty of walks-ins or slots to book, so you shouldn’t have to wait very long.

“If you’re not sure about the vaccine, you call the vaccine enquiry line on 0800 433 4545 and the team can answer any questions you might have.”

Book an appointment online or over the phone

If you know what time you’re free, and you want to plan in advance, you can book online or by calling 119 for an appointment at Churchill Square, Brighton Racecourse or some of the pharmacies in the city.

Visit a walk-in session that works for you

There are walk-in sessions available every day across the city. There’s no need to book, just turn up and get your jab. In most cases there shouldn’t be much of a wait.

Every day

8.30am–7pm Churchill Square (former Topshop store)

10am–4pm Royal Sussex County Hospital, Barry Building, Eastern Rd, Brighton, BN2 5BE

Thursday 27 January

9am–5pm Coldean Pharmacy, 16 Beatty Avenue, Brighton, BN1 9ED

10.30am–2.30pm Outside Hove Polyclinic, Nevill Avenue, Hove, BN3 7HY

Friday 28 January

9.30am–1.30pm Brighton Racecourse, Freshfield Road, Brighton, BN2 9XZ

10.30am–2.30pm St Peter’s Church, York Place, Brighton, BN1 4GU

Saturday 29 January

9.30am–1.30pm Brighton Racecourse, Freshfield Road, Brighton, BN2 9XZ

10.30am–2.30pm The Bevy, 50 Hillside, Moulsecoomb, Brighton, BN2 4TF

Sunday 30 January

10.30am–2.30pm Asda superstore, Marina Square, Brighton Marina, Brighton, BN2 5UT

Monday 31 January

10.30am–2.30pm Bristol Estate Community Room, 146a Donald Hall Road, Bristol Estate, Brighton, BN2 5DJ

Tuesday 1st February

11am–4pm Newhaven Youth Centre, Denton Island, BN9 9BA

5.15-7pm Brighton Racecourse, Freshfield Road, Brighton, BN2 9XZ

Wednesday 2nd February    

10.30am–2.30pm Tesco Hove, BN3 2DL

New sessions are added each week. Please check the Sussex Health & Care Partnership website for the latest list of times and dates.

All sessions are offering Pfizer first, second and booster doses to anyone aged 16 or over.

Quiet session on Saturday

If you or someone you know has a Learning Disability and would benefit from a quiet space and more time to get their COVID-19 vaccination, call 0300 303 8060 to book a place at our special session on Saturday 29 January at the Brighthelm Centre in Brighton.

Who can attend and what you need to bring

Everyone aged 16 and over who wants to get their first jab or is due their second or booster vaccination.

When to get your follow up vaccines:

  • 2nd dose – 12-17 years at 12 weeks from 1st vaccine, 18 years and over at 8 weeks from 1st vaccine
  • Booster vaccine – everyone aged 16 and above is eligible 3 months (91 days) from your 2nd vaccine, and can pre-book an appointment from 2 months (61 days)

No NHS number or ID is required but it does speed things up if you do have your NHS number with you.

Overseas visitors to England, including anyone living in the UK without permission, can also get the COVID-19 vaccine for free. 

Vaccinations for 12-15 year olds at Churchill Square

Young people aged 12 to 15 attending with their parent or carer can get their first and second vaccinations at Churchill Square vaccination centre, as well as through their school.

Parents and carers can come along with 12-15 year olds to Churchill square to support the young person and give consent at the appointment.

Appointments can be booked online or by calling 119. Dedicated times are available daily after school and 8am-4pm on weekends.

Walk-ins are also available at any time if the 12-15 year old is accompanied by a parent or carer to give their consent.

There's plenty of slots available this week.

Free parking or transport

One hour free parking is available for anyone getting a vaccine at Churchill Square. To claim your free hour please use the orange car park on Regency Road East. You will need to take a ticket and then provide proof of your vaccination appointment to the security officer, who will validate your ticket.

There is also free parking at the Racecourse.

A free transport service is available to help people who do not have the means to travel to their vaccination appointment and need help to get there and back. To book, phone 01444 275 008 from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

More info

If you have any questions about the Sussex COVID-19 vaccination programme:


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