Guidance: Vitamin D for vulnerable groups

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This guidance accompanies the Department of Health and Social Cares initiative to offer a free 4-month supply of vitamin D supplements to support general health, and in particular bone and muscle health.

The guidance is for anyone who is clinically extremely vulnerable and has been offered a free supply of vitamin D supplements in England from January 2021.

Please read this guidance with further information on vitamin D supplements: how to take them safely

More guidance on the provision of vitamin D supplements to residential and nursing care homes in England will be available here shortly.

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