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Vaccination centres

 Vaccination centres in the district

There are five vaccination centres in the district:

  • Folca (the former Debenhams store) - a large vaccination centre in Folkestone town centre, 48-66 Sandgate Road, Folkestone, CT20 1DN
  • The Civic Centre car park at the Civic Centre, Folkestone,  CT20 2QY
  • Oaklands Surgery in Stade St, Hythe, CT21 6BD
  • Old School, Church Lane, New Romney, TN28 8ER
  • Lydd Airport, Romney Marsh, TN29 9QL

The latest details of all the vaccination centres can be found on the NHS Kent Community Health Foundation Trust website.

Vaccine information helpline

The KMCCG vaccine information helpline, provided by Involve Kent, answers questions from the community relating to vaccine hesitancy and provides assurance, information and signposting to encourage booking and attendance at vaccination centres. 

The service  operates between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. The helpline telephone number is 0330 320 4444.

Important information

The Covid-19 vaccine is being offered at local vaccination centres run by GPs, at large vaccination centres, in some pharmacies and some hospitals.

All adults aged 18 or over can now get vaccinated against COVID-19.

You do not need to wait to be contacted by the NHS. If you were contacted but have not booked your appointments, you're still eligible and can book your appointments anytime.

When you book you'll only be offered appointments for vaccines that are recommended for you based on your age, any underlying health conditions, and whether you're pregnant.

If you have an appointment at Folca (the former Debenhams building)

You can find details of all council car parks on our dedicated page.

The nearest council car parks to Folca are:

  • Foresters Way - 27 spaces and 2 disabled spaces at Foresters Way, Folkestone, Kent CT20 1BU     
  • Sandgate Road - 176 spaces and 4 disabled spaces at Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2EE   
  • Pleydell Gardens - 41 spaces and 2 disabled spaces at Pleydell Gardens, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2DN                        
  • Shellons Street - 64 spaces and 2 disabled spaces at St Eanswythe Way, Folkestone, Kent CT20 1BP                     
  • Upper Payers Park - 47 spaces and 4 disabled at Payers Park, Folkestone, Kent CT20 1EZ                      

Helpful tips for your appointment

Please be mindful of the following:  

  • Visit the loo beforehand. If you need to use a toilet near the vaccination centre you can find can find details of public toilets in the district on our dedicated page.
  • Please don't bring anyone else with you unless you absolutely have to. If you can't attend without someone else's help they can accompany you. Once at the centre we may ask them to wait in a different area. Please let a member of staff know if this isn't possible.

Thank you for getting vaccinated! You're taking a big step towards protecting yourself and our community from COVID-19 infection.

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