Vaccination site opens at Merry Hill Centre ahead of Bank Holiday weekend

People aged 18 and over are being encouraged to grab a jab over the Bank holiday weekend at a new site in Merry Hill Shopping Centre.

Jhoots Pharmacy is running the vaccine pop up at the mall’s upper-level, opposite Boots for people to get first and second Pfizer doses starting from today.

The pop up is open 9am to 6pm (weekdays and Saturdays) 11am to 5pm (Sundays) and 10am to 6pm on Bank Holiday Monday. It will run until Sunday 5th September.

No appointment is needed and you don’t have to be registered with a GP. Councillor Nicolas Barlow, cabinet member for health and adult social care, said:

“It is vital that adults take up their vaccine to protect themselves and others in the community against Covid-19.

”I hope that any adult who is not already vaccinated, and those due for their second dose, will take this chance to get it done over the Bank Holiday break at Merry Hill.”

The pop up is offering first and second dose vaccines – there has to be a minimum of eight weeks between the two doses.There will also be qualified health professionals on hand to answer any questions. Rachael Evans, Health, Safety & Fire Manager at Merry Hill, added:

“We are pleased to be working with both Dudley Council and a local pharmacy to host a vaccination hub, starting this Bank Holiday weekend.

“Health and wellbeing has always been a priority for us and by opening this pop-up within the centre, we hope to support our local community by providing them with convenient access to this service.”

Anyone displaying covid-19 symptoms should isolate and seek a test. Anyone who has tested positive for Covid-19 should follow NHS guidance and should not have their vaccine until 28 days after testing positive.

For the full list of venues and times where people can get vaccinated visit Details will include if the venue is offering the Pfizer or Astrazeneca vaccine.

People can also book their vaccine in a number of locations across the borough by going online at or by calling 119.

People aged 16 and 17 are also being encouraged to get their vaccine can walk in at selected sites:


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