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Community pharmacy Covid-19 vaccination service

Many community pharmacies offer both primary doses (also known as first or second doses) and booster doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

Autumn 2022 booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine

The majority of community pharmacies are able to provide the Moderna Spikevax COVID-19 booster to those who are eligible.

These include those aged 18 years and over in the following groups:

  • Residents and staff of RQIA registered Care Homes
  • Frontline Health & Social Care Workers (HSCWs)
  • Individuals aged 50 years and above
  • Pregnant women
  • Carers
  • Individuals who are immunosuppressed
  • Individuals who are household contacts of people with immunosuppression
  • Persons aged 18 years to 49 years in a clinical at-risk group

Please see niDirect for more information on eligible groups.

You must have completed your primary COVID-19 vaccination course (for most people, this is 2 doses) before getting the booster vaccination.  A minimum period of 12 weeks is required since any previous booster dose.

Primary doses of Covid-19 vaccine

For those eligible individuals (18 years and over) seeking primary dose vaccinations, this can be arranged at participating community pharmacies.

Where to find a pharmacy

You can find pharmacies that are offering the Spikevax Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on this interactive map:

MODERNA – COVID-19 Vaccine Service for NI (