Cavan and Monaghan to hold five pop up COVID-19 clinics as part of the HSE’s Winter Vaccination Programme offering primary vaccinations and adapted bivalent mRNA booster doses to eligible cohorts.
This winter both Flu and COVID-19 viruses are expected to circulate and vaccination is proven to be the best protection against these viruses.
New adapted COVID-19 vaccines are now being offered as booster doses. People aged 29 years and younger will be offered Pfizer booster vaccines, and those aged 30 years or older will be offered Moderna booster vaccines when attending for their booster vaccination in line with NIAC recommendations.
Please see following table for eligibility and COVID-19 vaccine course.
|COVID-19 Vaccine Course Eligibility|
|Age Cohort||1st and 2nd Dose (Primary course)||Additional Dose||1st Booster||2nd Booster||3rd Booster|
|65s and older||√||√||√||√|
|50s to 64s||√||√||√|
|12s to 49s (with certain long term medical conditions; residents of long-term care facilities)||√||√||√|
|12s to 49s||√||√|
|12s and older (with a weak immune system)||√||√||√||√||√|
|Children 5 -11yrs||√|
|Children 5 -11yrs (with a weak immune system)||√||√||√|
The first three clinics take place Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th and Saturday 15th October in Drumalee GAA Clubhouse, St. Felim’s Park, Drumalee, Cavan, H12 DY88.
|Monday 10th October||10.30am to 1pm 1.45pm to 4pm||30 years and over|
|Tuesday 11th October||10:30am to 2pm||30 years and over|
|2.45pm to 4pm||5 – 11 years of age|
|Saturday 15th October||10am to 1pm||30 years and over|
|1.45pm to 2.45pm||12 – 29 years of age|
The fourth clinic will be held on Wednesday 12th October in St Joseph’s Pastoral Centre, Broad Rd, Mullaghmonaghan, Co. Monaghan, H18 VK77.
|Wednesday 12th October||10.30am to 1pm 1.45pm to 4pm||30 years and over|
The fifth clinic will be held on Thursday 13th October in Iontas Centre, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan, A75 HK09.
|Thursday 13th October||10am to 1pm 1.45pm to 4pm||30 years and over|
You can book your COVID-19 vaccine appointment online at www.hse.ie/book or you can walk-in to the centre. There are different times offered for different age cohorts, therefore please ensure you book/walk-in to the correct clinic for your age.
Operational Site Manager for Cavan and Monaghan COVID-19 Vaccination Services Paula Loughran said “As the months turn colder we need to think of how best to protect ourselves and those around us. We are urging people to top up their protection for the winter ahead and get their next COVID-19 vaccination at any of our upcoming pop up clinics across Cavan and Monaghan.”
Media queries to:
Community Healthcare Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Monaghan, Sligo
7th October 2022