Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) & where to go for vaccinations

Maintaining the safety of everyone in the district is our top priority and we're working with our partner organisations to closely monitor developments.

Information about how we're responding and the latest guidance

Coronavirus Update

Vaccinations

Vaccinations in Rossendale & East Lancashire

All sites are offering walk- in first and second dose Pfizer vaccinations to everyone 18 or over and second dose Astra Zeneca vaccinations.

Current JCVI (Joint Committee on Vaccination & Immunisation)  guidance now states everyone can get second dose after 8 weeks 

NO appointment is necessary.

If you do wish to book you can do so here https://www.healthierlsc.co.uk/CovidVaccination 

These facilities will make getting a jab easier and more convenient, with clinicians on hand to answer questions and address any concerns people might have.

You can also find further information about vaccinations here: : Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines - NHS (www.nhs.uk)

 

The current vaccination sites can be found at

1.Rawtenstall – Rossendale Primary Care Centre, Bacup Rd, BB4 7PL (entrance on Fallbarn Fold)

*Fri and Sat doors open at 8:45am closing at 13:45 for lunch, then open at 14:45 until 7:30pm.

*Sunday open 10:30 until 12:30 then 1:00 until 3:30.

Vaccinations for 16 & 17 year olds are now available at this site. 

NB: the vaccinations are not being given by the health centre itself but by Pharmacy 2U and people should not ring the Hub for information.

Second doses are only available after 8 weeks.

*these times are subject to change depending on staffing and levels of demand

2.Burnley Charter Walk shopping Centre, 93 St James's St, Burnley BB11 1PY

Open daily 9am - 7pm 

3. Acorn Medical Centre, 421 Blackburn Rd, Accrington BB5 1RT

(find opening times via national booking service https://bit.ly/2UPkdhW )

4. Blackburn Cathedral, Cathedral Close, Ewood, Blackburn BB1 5AA 

Open daily 8am-8pm

5.  Didsbury Street Mosque, Didsbury St, Blackburn BB1 3JL

Wednesday - Friday 9am - 6pm

6. Pharmacy2U, Ainsworth Street, Blackburn, BB1 6AR (next to postoffice) 
Monday to Sunday - 8:30am to 7:30pm

Free travel to vaccination sites across Lancashire is available. Simply show the driver a proof of appointment (on phone or print out) or details of the pop-up centre you are travelling to.