Pharmacies across Dundalk are set to begin vaccinating people between the ages of 18 and 34 starting today.
People within that age bracket are eligible to receive a Janssen vaccine, which is a one-shot vaccine.The HSE are urging people in the 18-34 age bracket to get in touch with a participating pharmacy to schedule an appointment to be vaccinated.
There are a total of 14 pharmacies in Dundalk that are part of the scheme, which are:
The plans were announced last Friday by Health Minister Stephen Donnelly, but he says that supplies of the Janssen vaccine will be limited over the month of July.
Our COVID-19 Vaccination programme continues to progress with speed.— Stephen Donnelly (@DonnellyStephen) July 5, 2021
Janssen vaccine begins in pharmacies today for 18-34 year olds - but supplies are restricted over the month of July.
Thanks to all involved in keeping the progress going. @HSELive pic.twitter.com/EWu4V5blzD
If younger cohorts are unable to receive a vaccine in a pharmacy, they will be able to register online with the HSE’s vaccine portal to receive either a Janssen or AstraZeneca jab at a vaccination centre, like the Fairways Hotel.
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