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14 July 2021 - Hywel Dda vaccine bulletin - Issue 27

Welcome to issue 27 of Hywel Dda University Health Board’s Vaccine Bulletin.

This weekly update will provide the latest information regarding the progress of the COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Programme across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.


Update on walk-in clinics

To help all Hywel Dda residents have easy and flexible access to a COVID-19 vaccine, first and second dose walk-in vaccine clinics have been running at all Hywel Dda mass vaccination centre across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire as well as dedicated antenatal and mental health and wellbeing vaccine clinics in selected venues.

Over the next few weeks, some of our centres will close to allow for staff training and as the number of people attending walk-in appointments reduces.

Please check our website and social media channels for any changes to the opening times of some of our venues (opens in new tab) before travelling.

Appointments can still be made by contacting us in one of the following ways:

First dose online request forms (opens in new tab) 
Second dose online request form - if you had your first vaccine 8 or more weeks ago (opens in new tab)
Telephone: 0300 303 8322


COVID-19 vaccinations available in Llanybydder this week

Hywel Dda University Health Board’s mobile vaccination van, in partnership with Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (opens in new tab), will be located in Llanybydder from Thursday 15 to Saturday 17 July.

The mobile vaccination clinic will be based at Station Terrace car park - Teras Yr Orsaf, SA40 9XX (opens in new tab) and will be open between11.00am and 7.00pm.  There is no need to contact the health board to book an appointment. 

The vaccination van will deliver the vaccine to anyone aged 18 and over that requires either a first or second dose (Moderna and Oxford AstraZeneca).  Second doses can be given 8 weeks after the first dose. 

Over 500 vaccines have been given to date using the mobile vaccination van at locations in Cross Hands and Pembroke Dock.

With the rise in cases across the UK, Hywel Dda UHB is urging as many people as possible to come forward for their first and second doses as soon as possible.


COVID-19 vaccination status 

The NHS COVID Pass (opens in new tab) allows you to show others that you’ve received a COVID-19 vaccine when travelling abroad. If you were vaccinated in Wales and are aged 16 or over, you can get a digital NHS COVID Pass. NHS Digital is working with NHS Wales to put in place data sharing arrangements between Wales and England. All people vaccinated in Wales or England who are registered with a GP in Wales can already obtain their digital COVID pass through the NHS website from 23 June 2021. All people registered with a GP in England but vaccinated in Wales will be able to evidence their COVID Vaccination data through the NHS website (opens in new tab) from 17 July.

Priority Group First dose vaccine numbers First dose percentage uptake Second dose vaccine numbers Second dose percentage uptake
P1.1 - Older adult resident in a care home 2,489 96.4% 2,160 83.7%
P1.2 - Care home worker 3,485 99.7% 3,223 92.2%
P2.1 - All those 80 years of age and over 22,831 99.9% 21,943 96.0%
P2.2 & 2.3 - Health and social care workers 25,879 98.8% 24,480 93.4%
P3 - All those 75 years of age and over  18,683 95.7% 18,216 93.3%
P4.1 - All those 70 years of age  25,030 95.2% 24,521 93.3%
P4.2 - Clinically extremely vulnerable individuals  under 70 years of age 8,714 88.0% 8,354 84.3%
5. All those 65 years of age and over 21,697 90.9% 21,146 88.5%
6. All individuals aged 16 years to 64 years with underlying health conditions which put them at higher risk of serious disease and mortality (at risk groups) 38,858 87.1% 35,810 80.3%
7. All those 60 years of age and over 13,415 69% 13,108 67.4%
8. All those 55 years of age and over 14,896 80.1% 14,329 77.0%
9. All those 50 years of age and over 15,023 92.4% 14,052 86.4%
10. Priority group 10 or unallocated 69,874 45.5% 24,410 15.9%
45 to 49 years old 11,155 70.5% 9,017 57.0%
40 to 44 years old 10,397 68.4% 6,839 45.0%
35 to 39 years old 10,809 67.0% 3,844 23.2%
30 to 34 years old 10,862 63.9% 2,651 15.2%
25 to 29 years old 10,046 57.6% 1,447 8.3%
20 to 24 years old 11,587 61.4% 1,351 7.2%
15 to 19 years old 5,029 33.3% 441 2.9%
Total: 280,875 72.5% 225,752 58.3%

Total vaccinations per county - issue 27

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