Transport available to help you get your booster

Transport available to help you get your booster

Support is available for residents of Essex who need help to get to their booster jab appointments. Essex Wellbeing Service will be offering a free transport service to residents across the county.

If you are struggling with getting to your appointment you can call Essex Wellbeing Service on 0300 303 9988 or email provide.essexwellbeing@nhs.net. The phone line is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 7pm and from 10am to 2pm on Saturdays.

The service has a list of taxi companies who can transport residents to and from appointments. They can arrange transport for residents free of charge. Callers’ need will be verified, and they will be asked to provide their booking reference or a screenshot of their appointment confirmation.

The service can also help if you are struggling to get to first or second dose appointments.

There are also a number of community transport options available if you are struggling to get to your appointment. These can be contacted directly by residents to arrange transport to vaccine appointments.

  • If you live in Colchester or Maldon, contact Community360 on 01206 216600.
  • Epping Forest Community Transport can be contacted on 01992 579556.
  • In Braintree, contact Braintree Community Transport on 01376 557883.
  • Tendring Community Transport can be contacted on 01255 436962 or 07948055888.

Last updated 16 December 2021