Three locations in Cavan for COVID-19 vaccinations this week

Dose 1, Dose 2, first and second booster vaccinations will be available in three locations across Cavan this week.

The first clinic will take place at Swanlinbar Health Centre, Swanlinbar, Co. Cavan on Wednesday July 27th from 1pm to 4pm.

Vaccines available are:

  • Dose 1, Dose 2 and Booster Doses for those aged 12 years and over.

The next vaccination clinic will be held at the Darley Health Centre, Cootehill, Co. Cavan on Thursday July 28th from 1pm to 4pm.

Vaccines available are;

  • Dose 1, Dose 2 and Booster Doses for those aged 12 years and over.

The final clinic this week will be held at Ballinagh Health Centre, Ballinagh, Co. Cavan on Friday July 29th.

Two separate clinics will be held on the day.

The first is from 1pm to 2pm offering Dose 1 and Dose 2 COVID-19 vaccines to those aged 5 to 11 years.

The second is from 2.30pm to 4pm and offers:

  • Dose 1, Dose 2 and Booster Doses for those aged 12 years and over.

This week Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly accepted NIAC’s recommendations about the future of the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.

This will see the programme extended to include:

  • a first mRNA booster vaccine for those aged 5-11 years who are immunocompromised
  • a second mRNA booster vaccine for those aged 50-64 years
  • a second mRNA booster vaccine for those aged 12-49 years who have an underlying medical condition or are residents of long-term care facilities
  • a second mRNA booster vaccine for pregnant women at 16 weeks or later who have not already received a booster vaccine in their current pregnancy
  • a second mRNA booster vaccine for healthcare workers
  • a third mRNA booster vaccine for those aged 65 years and older, and those aged 12-64 years who are immunocompromised

Paula Loughran, Operational Manager, Cavan COVID-19 Vaccination Service said “It’s wonderful to see the programme progressing to another phase. While the recommendations are not operational yet, we look forward to implementing them as part of the Autumn Vaccination Programme. We would ask those in eligible cohorts to avail of the their primary or booster vaccinations at our three locations in Cavan this week.”

For more information about the COVID-19 vaccine please log on to www.hse.ie

Please note that those aged 5-15 years must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Last updated on: 27 / 07 / 2022