Essex County Council is funding a courtesy taxi service for those who struggle to travel so they can attend pre-booked appointments for booster jabs.

The free of charge transport service, which is being provided by The Essex Wellbeing Service can also be used by those who need transport to get their first or second dose appointments.

Those who would like to sign up to the service can contact the Wellbeing Service team by via email on or by calling 0300 303 9988. The phone line is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 7pm, and from 10am to 2pm on Saturdays.

For verification purposes, callers must ensure they have a booking reference or screenshot of their appointment to hand before calling to arrange the service.