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COVID vaccine news

12/04/2022
Volunteers join vaccination army
Christian
Christian

St John Ambulance Cymru volunteers train as vaccinators.

28/03/2022
Pharmacies' boost for Covid fight
Jonathan Rees sat on the bed in the pharmacy
Jonathan Rees sat on the bed in the pharmacy

Almost 20,000 people in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot have had their first Covid booster jab at a community pharmacy.

10/02/2022
The United Nations of Vaccination
Andrea pictured with mask on places a pin in the map.
Andrea pictured with mask on places a pin in the map.

A tiny vaccination clinic in the heart of Swansea has become a mini United Nations.

28/01/2022
Vaccination team reflects on happy relationship with wedding venue
Swansea Bay
Swansea Bay

Swansea Bay’s vaccination team has undergone an amicable parting of the ways with The Orangery at Margam.

15/12/2021
Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 - Booster update
a picture of vaccine vials
a picture of vaccine vials

We’re now in a position to give you more details on how the speeded up booster programme will work here in Swansea Bay over the next two weeks.

14/12/2021
Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 - Booster update
A gloved hand holding a vial of Moderna Covid vaccine.
A gloved hand holding a vial of Moderna Covid vaccine.
13/12/2021
Monday, December 13th, 2021 - Booster update
Image shows a stopwatch next to an image of a Covid vaccine vial.
Image shows a stopwatch next to an image of a Covid vaccine vial.
30/11/2021
Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 - Statement on booster programme in light of latest JCVI announcement
Three Covid vaccine vials in a row against a blue background.
Three Covid vaccine vials in a row against a blue background.

Where we are and what you need to do following changes to the booster programme.

25/11/2021
Community pharmacists boost the Covid booster vaccine campaign
Image shows a patient receiving his flu vaccination
Image shows a patient receiving his flu vaccination

They are helping to ensure the booster is available locally for many people

22/10/2021
Almost 2,000 booster doses a day
An image of a nurse preparing the vaccine
An image of a nurse preparing the vaccine

Almost 2,000 Covid booster doses are being given every day by Swansea Bay University Health Board to the top priority groups.

21/10/2021
Art of the vaccine
Art work at the Bay mass vaccination centre
Art work at the Bay mass vaccination centre

Thousands of people have been enjoying an outdoor art exhibition as they attend the Bay Mass Vaccination Centre (MVC) for their all-important Covid jabs.

19/10/2021
Units help to contain Covid virus
Health board staff with the local vaccination centre
Health board staff with the local vaccination centre

The health board is making it easier for older people to get their Covid-19 booster vaccinations with the use of converted shipping containers.

09/09/2021
Get vaccinated in time for Christmas, health chiefs urge
A picture of people at a Christmas party
A picture of people at a Christmas party

PEOPLE who’ve not yet had their first Covid-19 vaccination are being urged to get the jab now to get ready for the countdown to Christmas season.

07/09/2021
Ospreys Urge Swansea Bay Men to 'Roll Up Your Sleeves' for Vaccine Campaign
Wales international and Ospreys rugby player Owen Watkin
Wales international and Ospreys rugby player Owen Watkin

Rugby giants the Ospreys have backed a Swansea Bay campaign to get as many men as possible aged under 40 vaccinated in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.

08/09/2021
Hundreds climb on board the Immbulance to get their Covid-19 vaccination
Swansea Bay UHB
Swansea Bay UHB

More than 200 people visited Swansea Bay University Health Board’s mobile vaccination unit, ‘The Immbulance’, last week, to get a Covid-19 vaccination.

02/09/2021
Grab a Coffee and the Vaccine at The Secret This Friday
An image of the Secret
An image of the Secret

Swansea beachfront’s much-loved bar, The Secret, will be home to Swansea Bay University Health Board’s Immbulance after it lent its support to the health boards ‘Roll Up Your Sleeves’ campaign.

12/08/2021
Swansea Bay UHB opens Pfizer vaccine drop-in sessions to everyone aged 16+
Two young men smile at each other while showing off the plasters on their arms after vaccination.
Two young men smile at each other while showing off the plasters on their arms after vaccination.

It’s never been easier to get a Covid-19 vaccine in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.

29/07/2021
Fifth of under 40s remain unvaccinated
Hands clink three glasses together in a
Hands clink three glasses together in a

A fifth of adults under 40 in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot have still not had their first dose of a Covid vaccine.

19/07/2021
Drive-through pilot sees more than 130 people getting second COVID-19 vaccine dose
A folding sign marks lane one of the drive-through session set up at Margam Park
A folding sign marks lane one of the drive-through session set up at Margam Park

A drive-through pilot project has seen 135 people get their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination from the comfort of their own vehicles in Swansea Bay.

15/07/2021
Young adults warned of long Covid risk if they do not get vaccinated
A young woman suffering with fatigue holds her head in her hands as she sits next to a sofa.
A young woman suffering with fatigue holds her head in her hands as she sits next to a sofa.

Getting two doses of Covid-19 vaccination is one of the best ways to protect yourself against Covid-19 - and experiencing symptoms long term (known as long Covid).

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