Vaccine Portal opens for 45-49 year olds

The vaccine Portal for 45-49 year olds will open from this morning.


It’s expected that MRNA vaccines will be initially available for this age cohort.


High risk patients and frontline healthcare workers who have yet to receive an appointment can also register.


People can sign up by phone or online, and will be given Pfizer or Moderna when vaccinations start later this month.


It is expected that the Johnson and Johnson and AstraZeneca will be offered if they aren’t available at the time.


Minister for state at the Department of Health, Sligo/Leitrim TD Frank Feighan says there is now genuine hope that the Country is finally emerging from the pandemic: