Sligo University Hospital is arranging for women between 14 and 36 weeks pregnant to get their COVID-19 vaccine at the vaccination centre at IT Sligo.
That’s according to a statement issued this morning from the Saolta University Health Care Group.
The statement is in relation to the Covid-19 Vaccine for pregnant women attending the maternity unit in Sligo University Hospital
It says the maternity unit at the hospital is now arranging for women who are between 14 and 36 weeks’ gestation to get their Covid vaccine at the vaccination centre at IT Sligo.
The statement also says women who have antenatal appointments will have an opportunity to discuss the vaccine with their midwife or doctor.
Afterwards, their contact details will be passed on to the vaccination centre to arrange an appointment, should they decide to proceed with vaccination.
In addition, the hospital has set up a COVID-19 vaccination line for pregnant women between 14 and 36 weeks’ gestation to call if they are interested in getting the vaccine.
The number is 071 91 90300 and women can call between 2pm and 3pm, Monday to Friday.
Information on getting the vaccine and the vaccination centres is available on saolta.ie.
Meanwhile, the Saolta University Health Care Group says antenatal outpatient appointments ARE going ahead at Sligo University Hospital this week.