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COVID-19 vaccination of children aged six months to four years and five to eleven years will continue in Sligo Leitrim in September.
Marking International Overdose Awareness Day 2023 on Thursday, 31st August, the HSE in collaboration with St James’s Hospital is introducing Nalox-Home: a new pilot initiative designed to save lives and promote harm reduction among people who use drugs.
Due to the success of a pilot project, the HSE is expanding a free, national rapid response community based X-ray service older patients in nursing homes, community facilities and in patients’ homes.
The sympathies of the HSE/South East Community Healthcare are with the bereaved families and its thoughts are with the community in Cashel and South Tipperary, in their coming to terms with the devastating loss of lives in a road traffic accident there yesterday.
The first episode will focus on positive mental health, with upcoming episodes discussing a range of topics including alcohol and pregnancy, cancer prevention, dementia, healthy eating, obesity and financial wellbeing, to mention a but a few.
Continuing its partnership with Electric Picnic Festival (1st – 3rd September 2023), HSE’s Safer Nightlife Programme is expanding its service to include Drugs.ie tents and outreach teams at three locations where the public can come for information, support and surrender drugs for ‘back of house’ for on-site drug checking.
The sympathies of the HSE/South East Community Healthcare are with the bereaved families and its thoughts are also with the community in Clonmel and South Tipperary this week, in their coming to terms with the devastating loss of young lives that occurred there at the weekend.
Since December 2022 the HSE has been offering a catch-up opportunity to those who were previously eligible, but did not avail of the opportunity to get the HPV vaccine as part of the HSE School Immunisation Programme.
The HSE’s National Environmental Health Service is today (Friday, 25th August 2023) alerting the public to stop using five different flavours of McKesse brand disposable e-cigarette (listed below) as they contain illegal amounts of nicotine.
The HSE is encouraging parents and guardians of children aged six months to four years and five to eleven years to vaccinate their children against COVID-19 in Donegal.