Vaccine Update November 2021

Please refer to previous post for background vaccine information: https://adamstownmedicalcentre.ie/vaccines-flu-covid-19-booster-the-pneumonia-vaccine/   Further Update received 16 November evening:  GP’s who have already referred Over 70’s for vaccination at HSE MVC Those patients are now being allocated across the MVC network and appointments will commencing issuing next week.  The GP has no role in rescheduling appointments.    …

VACCINES: Flu, Covid-19 Booster, & the ‘Pneumonia’ Vaccine

    It’s that time of year again!    The HSE has updated its information for this year’s Flu Vaccination, including side-effects: https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/immunisation/pubinfo/flu-vaccination/about-the-vaccine/ . This is also available in any Pharmacies participating in the Flu Vaccination Programme.   Covid-19 Booster: This has now been advised by the HSE for: All aged 80 & over in the…

COvid-19 Vaccines for people aged 18-34

The HSE has brought forward vaccine availability for 18-34 yo patients, with this update received by GPs today, outlining the pros & cons of the available options: https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/immunisation/hcpinfo/covid19vaccineinfo4hps/covid-19-vaccines-for-18-34-yr-olds.pdf   For the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, you will need to register online  when your age group is invited. You can get the Janssen single-dose COVID-19 vaccine…

Donating to UNICEF’s fundraising to secure Covid-19 vaccines for low & middle income countries

After receiving the Trócaire Oscar Romero Award this Spring, Dr Mike Ryan CEO of the World Health Organisation spoke of the need to “Leave no-one behind” with regard to Covid-19 Vaccinations internationally: https://twitter.com/trocaire/status/1362060105504686091 Below is the link to the  Irish UNICEF office should you wish to make a donation to their work to secure Covid-19…

Flu Vaccine 2020/21

If you have not had your Flu vaccine yet this year & wish to get it, please make contact & we will arrange same. CHILDREN’s Flu Vaccine is now no longer in stock. The HSE has a helpful information page at https://www.hse.ie/flu which includes leaflets & videos, including in different languages. Flu Vaccine is advised…