EXTRA Covid vaccines have been made available in the South Side today. 

Heath chiefs are offering 200 appointments on a first-come-first-served basis in the drop-in centre in the Glasgow Gurdwara, Pollokshields. 

Anyone aged over 40 can attend the Albert Drive hub between 11am and 6.30pm for either their first or second dose. 

A statement from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde chiefs read: "If you live in the South Glasgow, aged 40 or over, want a Covid-19 vaccination, drop-in centre running Gurdwara, Pollokshields. 11am to 6:30pm today.

"Could be first dose or due second in next eight-12 weeks, come along. Only 200 appointments, first-come-first-served basis."

Health Secretary Humza Yousaf, who paid a visit to the Sikh Temple yesterday, was among those to urge locals to take their shot. 

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He said: "I urge people to turn up for their vaccine appointments and ensure they're regularly tested."