Long queues as rush is on to get Covid booster jab
The Herald|December 16, 2021
YET NHS WEBSITE SAYS DOSES 'UNAVAILABLE' AT HOME PARK
ELLIOT BALL and ANDY PHILLIPS

HUNDREDS of people queued up to get their Covid jabs at the Home Park mass vaccination centre yesterday, but the day ended with confusion around the availability of booster shots.

Staff were hoping to vaccinate more than 4,000 people a day in the run-up to Christmas, as healthcare workers did their best to outrun the spread of the Omicron variant.

But there was confusion among the availability of booster doses at the vaccination centre, while pre-booked slots have already filled up for the next three weeks.

With Prime Minister oris Johnson having urged people to 'get boosted now, screenshots seen by The Herald showed that the NHS website said yesterday morning that booster shots were 'unavailable at the Home Park site unless you were from a vulnerable group.

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