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Latest info on COVID-19 vaccine, flu vaccine and Covid Vaccination Exemption Certificates

                                                                                              NHS 24’s Covid special helpline

 NHS 24’s Covid special helpline (0800 028 2816) is changing its hours from Monday 30 May 2022.  Operating hours will be 0800-1800, a change from 0800-2000 Monday to Friday only. There will be no weekend service. This is due to fall in demand as a result of the changes in public wide testing and staying at home advice.  This a non-clinical service for general coronavirus enquiries and to support individuals to book PCR tests who don’t have internet access.

 People will be able access their Covid-19 Vaccine Status online, by logging on to

People who have lost or forgotten their username or password will be able to create new ones by selecting 'forgot username' or 'forgot password' options. A Freephone Covid Status Helpline will allow people to get the record posted to them.  It can be contacted on 0808 196 8565.

Covid Vaccination Exemption Certificates

GPs and their teams cannot issue vaccination exemption certificates.  Further information on the vaccination exemption certificates scheme, including information on safe vaccination and routes to obtain an exemption can be found on the Scottish Government and NHS Inform websites.  Alternatively you can call the free NHS COVID helpline on 0808 196 8565

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