Information for Pharmacists vaccinating 18-34 year olds

On Friday 2 July 2021, Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, announced an update to the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme which will allow participating pharmacies vaccinate 18 - 34 year olds with a single dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen®. Find more details in the press release from the Department of Health. 

Resources for Pharmacists

Please ensure you provide the HSE materials (including the aftercare information) and manufacturer information to each person who presents for vaccination.


Clinical Queries

Healthcare professionals can contact us through our HSE Mailbox.

Please ensure you do not include patient identifiable information in your email as emails will be deleted.  

We do not deal with queries from members of the public. 

Visit the Department of Health website for information about the EU Digital COVID Certificate.

Cold Chain Queries

Should vaccines be exposed to temperatures outside of parameters please contact the National Immunisation Office immediately. Contacts include:

  • Achal Gupta: 087 4064810
  • Mariangela Toma: mobile 087 7575679
  • Cliona Kiersey: mobile 087 9915452

The National Immunisation Office is not involved in the allocation or delivery of COVID-19 Vaccines. 

Information for 18-34 year old's getting vaccinated 

Visit the HSE website for information about participating pharmacies and information about COVID-19 vaccines

You should also read the following documents before deciding if you want to get vaccinated

After you have been vaccinated please read the important aftercare information 

This page was added on 28 July 2021