Clinics will be at the Grantfield Vaccination Centre (this is in the Toll Clock car park, behind Bolts Garage. The entrance is clearly signposted, via the side door and not the SIC reception entrance).

  • Tuesday 5 December 12pm-6pm
  • Wednesday 6 December 10am-4pm
  • Thursday 7 December 12pm-6pm
  • Friday 8 December 10am-4pm
  • Saturday 9 December 10am-4pm (this is the last Saturday clinic before Christmas)
  • Monday 11 December 10am-4pm
  • Tuesday 12 December 12pm-6pm
  • Wednesday 13 December 10am-4pm
  • Thursday 14 December 12pm-6pm
  • Friday 15 December 10am-4pm

Anyone who is eligible for Covid and /or flu vaccination but has not yet got an appointment can attend one of these walk-in clinics, use the booking portal at book one at the Grantfield Vaccination Centre in Lerwick or can contact the vaccination team on 01595 743319 or

Any children requiring their winter vaccines can attend one of these sessions from Saturday 9 December onwards.

We are especially keen to encourage social care workers to attend for their flu and Covid vaccinations. If you are unable to book an appointment on the portal or attend a walk-in, please contact the vaccination team or speak to your line manager.

For further information, please see the NHS Shetland website or

Groups eligible for flu and Coronavirus vaccination are:

  • residents and staff in care homes for older adults
  • people aged 65 and over
  • people aged 6 months and over with a condition that places them at higher risk
  • pregnant women
  • frontline healthcare workers (including independent contractors and support staff who are patient facing in GP, dental, optometry and community pharmacy)
  • frontline social care workers
  • carers (including unpaid and young carers aged 16 and over)
  • people aged 12 or over who live with someone with a weakened immune system

Groups eligible for flu vaccination are:

  • children aged 6 months to 2 years at higher risk of flu
  • children aged 2 to 5 (and not yet in school) on 1 September 2023
  • all primary school pupils
  • all secondary school pupils
  • people aged 18 to 64 with an eligible condition
  • people aged 50 and over
  • nursery, primary and secondary school teachers and pupil-facing support staff
  • prison population, prison officers and support staff who deliver direct front-facing detention services
  • non-frontline NHS healthcare workers (including all independent contractors and support staff in GP, dental, optometry and community pharmacy)

Published: Tuesday, 5th December 2023