If you are aged 55 to 69 you can now register to get a COVID-19 vaccine
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Last updated: 22/03/2021
COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus.
Other health conditions can put you at higher risk of severe illness from coronavirus. This is likely to be the case for certain cancers. This is why you should take extra care to protect yourself from coronavirus. Encourage your family and friends to do this too.
Other general recommendations on preventing infection during your treatment continue to apply – e.g. avoid contact with others who you know to have an infection.
Continue to attend for your scheduled medical care.
You can find out about disruptions to hospital services here.
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