Five pop-up vaccine clinics this week

A number are to be held across Cavan over the coming week.

A total of five pop-up COVID-19 clinics will be held across Cavan and Monaghan this week.

The first is taking place in Virginia Health Centre today (Wednesday), July 20.

The clinic will operate from 1pm to 4pm.

Doses one two and booster vaccines for those aged 12 years and over will all be available; as well as second booster jabs for those aged 65 and over.

A pop- up vaccination COVID-19 Clinic will be held in Mullagh Health Centre on Friday, July 22, from 1pm- 4pm.

In Monaghan, a clinic will be hosted in Ballybay Health Centre tomorrow (Thursday), July 21, from 2pm to 5pm.

On Friday, July 22, two clinics will held at Monaghan Primary Care Centre, St Davnet’s Campus, Monaghan, H18 DE78.

The first clinic runs between 10.30am and 11am for children - with first and second dose vaccines offered for those aged five to 11 years.

The second clinic will run between 11.30am and 4pm for those aged 12 years and over.

Please note those aged 5-15 years of age must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all relevant clinics.

Finally a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held in Smithboro Health Centre on Saturday, July 23, from 10am to 12 noon.

Operational Manager, Cavan and Monaghan Covid-19 Vaccination Service, Paula Loughran said: “Our pop-up vaccination teams will continue to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations across Cavan and Monaghan this summer. We would ask that those who are due their boosters would come to any of the venues in Cavan or Monaghan this week for their vaccinations.”

In addition, Mobile vaccination teams will continue to operate through the summer to deliver vaccinations to those who are homebound and to residents living in long term residential centres (LTRCs).