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Women at any stage of their pregnancy can receive an mRNA Covid-19 vaccine from today. The HSE is encouraging women to take a vaccine when it’s offered. Dr Peter McKenna, National Clinical Director of the HSE National Women & Infants Health Programme says evidence shows the vaccines are safe for…

The vaccination centres in the West and North West have hit the milestone of delivering 500,000 vaccines since the first vaccination centre opened at the end of February. Paul Hooton is the Saolta Executive Lead for the rollout of the vaccination programme in the West and North West. Today, he…

Minister of State at the Department of Health and Sligo/Leitrim TD Frank Feighan says the rollout of the Covid vaccine in pharmacies throughout Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal is an importance advance in fighting the virus. The Janssen single-dose vaccine, made by Johnson & Johnson, is available to people over the…

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…

The one millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine is due to be administered in Ireland today. The administration of the vaccine today comes after 9 further Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded by the Department of Health and 443 new cases of the disease were reported. 17 of the cases were…