Covid-19 Coronavirus

A guide for people with a weakened immune system

How to get a first and second vaccine for children aged 6 months to 4 years old

Manx Care will invite eligible children for their vaccinations and arrange their appointments. If your child is eligible because they are at increased risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19, please wait to be contacted.

Additional vaccines for people with a severely weakened immune system

If you develop a new health condition or start treatment that severely weakens your immune system, you may need additional protection before autumn 2023.

How to get an additional vaccine

Your specialist will assess whether you need an additional vaccine. They will make a referral and advise on the best timing for vaccination around your planned treatment. Speak to your specialist for more information.

  • Age 6 months to four years
  • Age five to 11 years
  • Age 12 to 15 years
  • Aged 16 and over

Seasonal COVID-19 vaccine

You may be able to get a seasonal COVID-19 vaccine in autumn 2023 if you’re at increased risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19. For example, this may be due to a health condition or your age.

How to get a seasonal COVID-19 vaccine

Manx Care will contact you if your health record suggests you may be eligible.

When available, there may be different ways you can get a COVID-19 seasonal vaccine:

You can opt in or opt out of the vaccination programme.

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