Flu and COVID-19 can be life-threatening and spread more easily in winter when we are crowded together inside.
Most adults and children can get a free flu vaccine, COVID-19 booster or both. The best way to protect ourselves from these viruses is to get vaccinated.
If you still haven't had your first doses for COVID-19, it's not too late to protect yourself.Learn about 1st and 2nd doses for COVID-19
Alternatively, you can find a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site where you can get a dose of the vaccine from a walk-in site without an appointment. You do not need to be registered with a GP, provide ID or proof of immigration status to visit a walk-in site.Find a COVID-19 vaccination site
There are many COVID-19 vaccination sites to choose from in and around the surrounding boroughs:
If you care for a person such as a relative or friend in their day-to-day life, you may find the advice and support provided for carers by Barking and Dagenham council useful.Read more on support for carers
You can review our complaints procedure and download a complaints form to fill out here.Review our complaints procedure