Bedford Borough Council Offers Free ‘Vaxi Taxi’ to Get Covid Vaccine



Bedford Borough Council offers free taxi rides to and from vaccination sites for local residents.

The cost of travel and ease of access can be a barrier for people and the Council is working to make it as easy as possible for people to get the Covid-19 vaccine.

To get your free taxi ride to and from Bedford Borough vaccination sites, you can call one of the taxi operations and give them the BBC VACCINE reference.

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No payment will be required as long as your trip is to or from a vaccination site in the Borough of Bedford.

Cllr Louise Jackson, Public Health Portfolio Holder, said, “We know there are people out there who want to get vaccinated and haven’t been able to get it yet. With our new vaccine taxi service, we’re trying to make it as easy as possible for everyone to get their life-saving COVID-19 vaccine.

“More than three-quarters of those over 16 in the Borough of Bedford have already received their first vaccination against COVID-19. Join them and help us all get back to the things we love.

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The full list of taxi operators participating in the Bedford Borough Vaccine Taxi service:

3 star cars (01234 333333)
Executive Trip to Bedford (07593 555593)
Clapham Cars (01234 327000)
Day cars (07971 841777)
Flexible cars (07415 267825)
Cars Bedford Key (01234 268888)

Here you will find a step-by-step guide to booking your free taxi.

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