Going to the game? Get your COVID-19 booster; HSE to offer COVID-19 vaccinations at Donegal V Kerry match

The HSE is offering people the chance to get vaccinated this weekend at the Donegal V Kerry game in Ballybofey.

Donegal COVID-19 Vaccination Team will have their mobile vaccination unit outside MacCumhail Park, Ballybofey, from 12pm to 5pm on Sunday next January 29th.

Those attending the Round 1 of the Allianz Football League Division 1 game or those wishing to travel to Ballybofey can avail of primary and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The vaccine is available to those aged 12 years and over with those aged 12 to 16 years needing to be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Those wishing to avail of the vaccine are asked to bring photographic ID with them.

Currently there are high levels of respiratory viruses, including COVID-19, in circulation in the community. Therefore it’s important that all eligible people avail of COVID-19 booster to protect themselves and those around them from serious COVID-19 illness.

All people in the 18-49 years age group are eligible for their second COVID-19 booster, provided it is six months since their last vaccine or since they had a COVID-19 infection.

You can check the number of COVID-19 vaccines you have already received and the date of your last COVID-19 vaccine on your digital COVID-19 certificate.

There are a number of options for those in Donegal to get their vaccines over the next week.

 To book your vaccination

You can also get your COVID-19 vaccinations in Donegal at the below times and dates:

Letterkenny COVID-19 Vaccination Centre, Building 1b IDA Business Park, Ballyraine, Letterkenny, Co Donegal, F92 FP83.

Wednesday 1st February

10.45am to 6.45pm 12+yrs

Thursday 2nd February

8.15am to 4.15pm 12+yrs

Friday 3rd February

9.15am to 4pm 12+ yrs

4.15pm to 5.15pm 5-11 yrs

Saturday 4th February

8.15am to 4.15pm 12+yrs

Donegal Primary Care Centre, Donegal Town, F94PD8W

Friday 3rd February

10.30am to 5pm

Sinead McConnell, General Manager, COVID-19 Vaccination Programme HSE Community Healthcare Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Monaghan, Sligo said: “We are bringing our mobile vaccination unit to the game to make vaccination as readily available as possible. We are also offering COVID-19 vaccinations in Donegal Town and Letterkenny this week at the above times. We would encourage everyone to top up their protection against COVID-19 as soon as possible.”

For information on how to book a COVID-19 vaccine, visit www.hse.ie or call HSELive on 1800 700 700.

Last updated on: 25 / 01 / 2023