This page brings you the latest COVID-19 information and advice.

Spring 2024 Covid boosters

A spring Covid-19 vaccination is being offered to people at highest risk of serious illness. You can check if you are eligible and book a vaccination on the NHS website up until 29 June.

Eligible people include:

  • Everyone aged 75 and over
  • Residents in older adult care homes
  • Immunosuppressed people aged 6 months and over

Carers are not eligible for a spring vaccine unless they meet the criteria above.

Some pharmacies are offering private Covid-19 vaccinations for a fee. Please contact the pharmacy directly for more information.

Book a Covid-19 vaccination

Local support and services

Northumberland Communities Together from NCC

Citizens Advice Northumberland

Onecall: If you are worried about the immediate welfare (health or well-being) of a child or adult contact Onecall – 01670 536400 – 24 hour service, every day.

Northumberland coronavirus Hub

Cost of living support

Mental health support

Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important, now more than ever. The pandemic may have left you feeling low, worried or anxious, or concerned about your finances, your health or those close to you.

Local and national organisations offering advice and support:

Every Mind Matters

Young Minds

NHS Northumberland Talking Therapies

North East and Cumbria Suicide Prevention Network

Cygnus Support

Mental Health Foundation

Anxiety UK

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust self-help guides

What is Long Covid?

After contracting COVID-19 it can take up to 12 weeks for your symptoms to disappear and for you to make a full recovery from the virus. For some people, COVID-19 can cause symptoms that last weeks or months after the infection has gone. Symptoms that go on longer than 12 weeks are known as ‘Long Covid’.

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Coronavirus advice for specific conditions

Many organisations and charities are offering advice on how to best manage living with certain conditions, with coronavirus now a part of our lives. If you can’t find the information you need about a particular condition please get in touch.