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12th October 2021, 17:12

Local Covid-19 booster programme starts; 180 health care staff receive jabs on first day

The local Covid-19 booster programme has started with 180 health care staff receiving their jabs on the first day.

The roll out will also include eligible members of the public such as residents of Elderly Services, adults over 50, all health and social care workers, those with underlying health conditions and household contacts of the immunosuppressed.

The public vaccination team plan to vaccinate between 180 and 216 people every weekday, and around 450 per day at the weekends. All those eligible will receive a phone call inviting them for an appointment with the boosters being administered a the Children's Health Centre at Europort.

Those interested in having their booster vaccines should register their interest on gha.gi/pfizerbooster