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For the small number of people who have not had a second dose of AstraZeneca, they now have the option to receive an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine dose instead if it is suitable for them, which will mean they are fully vaccinated.
Parents and legal guardians are invited to bring their 12 to 15 year old children to a walk-in clinic for a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine
Parents invited to register their 12 to 15 year olds for a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine (Pfizer/Moderna) from tomorrow, Thursday August 12th
Today, Wednesday, 11 August 2021, the Office of the HSE’s Confidential Recipient published its fifth annual report, sharing its activities for 2019 and 2020.
The HSE has issued updated hospital visiting guidance with a specific focus on maternity hospitals. The guidance allows for greater accessibility for partners to accompany a woman during her pregnancy and labour.
The HSE will operate walk-in dose 1 COVID-19 vaccination clinics again this weekend (7 to 8 August). These clinics will be open to anyone in Ireland over the age of 16 who is not yet vaccinated.
The HSE National Social Inclusion office (NSIO) and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage (DHLGH) have published The Report on the National Traveller COVID-19 Accommodation Preparedness Checklist outlining the actions and outcomes of a collaborative initiative to strengthen COVID-19 preparedness and infection prevention and control in Traveller accommodation.
While good progress has been made in restoring some of our systems, services around the country are continuing to see significant impacts and disruptions to services.
Everyone over the age of 16 living in Ireland can register for their COVID-19 vaccine from today. This invitation includes all people aged 16 and 17, including those within this age range who may be in another vaccine allocation group and are not yet vaccinated.