Walk-in centres for booster jab open next week

Walk-in vaccine centres for booster jabs will be open next week in Sligo and Leitrim.

Those between 60 and 69 and healthcare workers are eligible to receive the jab at the Racecourse in Sligo or at the Primary Care Centre in Carrick on Shannon.

Sligo Racecourse will offer the booster from 1pm to 8pm on Tuesday for either cohort while for people who had second dose on or before 01 July.

The Carrick on Shannon centre will offer the jab for Healthcare Workers only on Tuesday between 9am to 5pm.

The centre will then offer the booster to both groups on Wednesday from 9am to 5pm for people who had their second dose on or before 02 July.

It’s also been confirmed this afternoon that everyone over the age of 16 has been given the green light for a Covid booster vaccine.