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If you’re a Derbyshire resident struggling to get to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment then you can book a free return jourDerbyshire rney by contacting Derbyshire County Council’s Community Response Unit.

If you don’t have your own transport and you can’t use public transport then the Active Travel team can help you with free door to door transport to and from your vaccination appointment. The offer may vary depending on where in Derbyshire you are.

Contact the Community Response Unit

The Community Response Unit is open on Monday to Thursday from 9am to 5pm and Friday from 9am to 4.30pm. You can call them on 01629 535091.

You can also visit the Community Response Unit page on the council website to book your journey.

Other useful information

Where necessary the carer of the person attending the vaccination clinic can also travel for free. Please speak to a member of our Community Response Unit for further details.

Anyone aged 17 years or under must be accompanied by their parent or an adult chaperone who can also travel for free.

All our Active Travel provider vehicles are sanitised before picking you up. All staff and volunteers have been fully trained to support you and will ensure that you can travel to your vaccination appointment safely and in good time.

All protective measures are in place including face coverings and regular cleaning of the vehicles between passengers. All passengers (unless exempt) must wear a face covering.

Please contact them at least 3 working days before your vaccination appointment to allow sufficient time to book your transport.

Please be aware that occasionally, due to service demand, our Active Travel providers may need to use alternative transport options such as a taxi company to transport someone.

Public transport

For information about local public transport, visit the Derbyshire county Council website.

Last Updated: Monday 25th April 2022 - 1:53:pm

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