Falmouth is to get another walk-in clinic offering Covid vaccines and booster jabs.

This will take place, as before, in the Atherton Suite of the Falmouth Town Council offices on The Moor.

The walk-in clinic will take place on Monday, December 20, between 10.30am and 3.30pm.

First, second, third and booster doses of the Covid vaccine will be available.

Three pop-up clinics in the town last year saw hundreds of people queueing to get jabbed.

The news has been welcomed by Falmouth Cornwall councillor Jayne Kirkham, who has been working with the Town Team to fight for more vaccination clinics in the town.

She said they were working hard to get regular clinics in the Atherton Suite, rather than just the occasional walk-in, vowing that this would happen eventually "by hook or by crook".

Falmouth's MP Cherilyn Mackrory also said this week that she had been pushing for more local clinics. 

Walk-in vaccination sessions mean you don’t need an appointment, and you can simply turn up to receive your vaccination.

Every adult over 18 in England who has had a second dose of a vaccine at least three months ago is now able to have their booster as of Monday this week.

People can get their vaccine online through the National Booking Service or by calling 119, with some GP practices also inviting those who are eligible to get in touch.

The online booking service is currently facing extremely high demand and is now operating a queuing system.

The site states: “If you're unable to book now, please try again later today or tomorrow.”

Anyone over the age of 16 is now also able to get their second dose of the vaccine.

Those aged 18 years old or over will be offered appointments from eight weeks after their fist dose.

Teenagers aged 16 or 17 years old will be offered appointments from 12 weeks after their first dose.