Second COVID-19 booster offered to new Age cohorts across Donegal

17th August 2022

HSE Media Release

Community Healthcare Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Monaghan, Sligo

Important Information: Second COVID-19 booster offered to new Age cohorts across Donegal

Two pop up COVID-19 vaccination clinics as well as Letterkenny CVC will be providing second booster vaccinations to a new age cohort in Donegal Town this week.

The HSE announced last week that people aged 50-64 and people with long-term health conditions will be soon be offered second booster vaccines over the coming weeks. Please note for the week of August 15th the second booster is available to those who are eligible aged 60 years and over.

The pop-up clinics are being held in Donegal Primary Care Centre, Donegal Town on Friday August 19th from 11am- 5.15 pm and on Saturday August 20th from 11am -5.15pm.

Vaccines available are:

·       Dose 1, Dose 2 and first booster vaccines for those aged 12 + years

·       2nd booster vaccines for those eligible aged 60 + years

·       2nd booster vaccines for pregnant women who are 16 weeks and over and have not received a booster previously during their current pregnancy.

Please note that these clinics are by appointment only. Please register at www.hse.ie

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You can also receive the above vaccinations at Letterkenny COVID-19 Vaccination Centre, Building 1b IDA Business Park, Ballyraine, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, F92FP83 at the following times:

Wednesdays- 12+ years clinic - 8.15am to 4.15pm - Dose 1, Dose 2 and first booster and second boosters, age 60+ years

Fridays-       5-11 years clinic - 9.15am to 10.15am - Dose 1, Dose 2 vaccines available.

                    12+ years clinic- 10.30am - 5.15pm - Dose 1, Dose 2 and first booster and second boosters, age 60+ years

Saturdays-  12+ years clinic - 10.15am - 4.30pm - Dose 1, Dose 2 and first booster and second boosters, age 60+ years

                      5-11 years clinic- 5pm - 6.15pm - Dose 1, Dose 2 vaccines available.

Donna Carroll, Operational Site Manager, Letterkenny CVC, Health and Wellbeing Community Healthcare Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Monaghan, Sligo said “We will be inviting those over 50 years of age to avail of their second booster vaccination dose in the coming weeks. This week those aged 60 years and over are being invited to avail of their second booster. Next week we will invite those aged 55-59 years and so on. We would ask that those who are eligible to please book their appointments online to get a slot that suits them and which will also allow for the smooth running of all clinics.”

ENDS

Last updated on: 17 / 08 / 2022