The advance booking facility for over 30s is expected to open at 10am today, after the Scottish Health secretary Humza Yousaf confirmed the news on social media.
Mr Yousaf said: "We know just how important a tool vaccination, and in particular the booster is, in our fight against the virus.”
This move comes as the Scottish Government is “wrestling with the challenge" of the new Omicron variant, which is on the rise.
The Scottish Government is aiming to offer the booster to every eligible person who is over-18 by the end of January.
So far, 2,116, 228 people in Scotland have received a third dose or booster of the Covid vaccine.
How can I book my appointment?
Anyone eligible for a Covid booster vaccine who has not yet had a flu jab from the NHS will be able to book via an online portal on the NHS Inform website.
Individuals who have already received their flu vaccination through the NHS have been asked not to book an appointment online. Instead, they should phone the national vaccination helpline on 0800 030 8013 to book in for their Covid booster shot.
Anyone who doesn’t book online should receive an invitation by post.
Who is eligible?
Anyone aged 30-39 in Scotland can now register for their Covid booster shot – just as long as it has been twelve weeks since their second dose of the vaccine.
While bookings have not been opened yet, Health Secretary Humza Yousaf confirmed that 18 to 29-year-olds will be able to book an appointment starting later this week.
Previously, the booster vaccine was only available to over-40s and certain groups who were being prioritised, which included:
People who live and work in care homes, frontline health and social care workers.
People aged 16 and over with a health condition that puts them at high risk of getting seriously ill from Covid-19.
People aged 16 and over who are a main carer for someone at high risk from Covid-19.
People aged 16 and over who live with someone who is more likely to get infections (such as someone who has HIV, has had a transplant or is having certain treatments for cancer, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis).
Anyone who is over-40 or in one of these groups who has not yet booked their booster can still do so.
People who have tested positive for the virus recently should wait until 4 weeks after the date they were tested to get a dose of the vaccine.
What vaccine will be offered?
Most people will be offered either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccine.
AstraZeneca will be given as a booster, but only to those who cannot have Pfizer or Moderna jabs for medical reasons.
Will I also get given the flu jab?
Anyone who is eligible for the flu jab may given it at their Covid booster vaccine appointment.
Those who get both vaccines at once will be given one in each arm.
Getting both the coronavirus and flu vaccines at the same time is as safe and effective as it would be getting them at different times.
Where are the Covid vaccination centres in Glasgow?
Glasgow has six Covid 19 vaccination centres which are all wheelchair accessible. To get your vaccine or booster, you’ll need to book an appointment.
The vaccination centres are located at:
- Partick Burgh Hall, 9 Burgh Hall St, Partick, Glasgow G11 5LW;
- Glasgow Club Donald Dewar, 200-220 Garscadden Road, Drumchapel, G15 8SX;
- Glasgow Club Easterhouse, 47 Auchinlea Road, Easterhouse, G34 9PQ;
- Barmulloch Community Centre, 46 Wallacewell Quadrant, Glasgow, G21 3PX;
- Glasgow Club Castlemilk, 10 Dougrie Rd, Castlemilk, G45 9NF;
- Glasgow Central Mosque, 1 Mosque Avenue, Gorbals, G5 9TA.