The HSE has launched 36 multi-lingual video messages on the Covid19 vaccine in Ireland. The video messages were developed by Translate Ireland with the support of the National Social Inclusion Office and National Immunisation Office.
COVID-19 Vaccination Programme
The vaccination programme continues to be rolled out nationwide, and as of 27th April 1,452,434 vaccines have been administered in Ireland.
For updates and information on each of the allocation groups, and when and where they’ll be invited for their vaccine, see below or visit: www.hse.ie/rollout.
People aged 60-69
It’s now time for everyone aged 60-69 to register for their vaccine. Please visit hse.ie or call 1850 24 1850 to register now. If you know someone who is in this age group, check that they’ve registered, and see if they need information on where to go, or need help to do this.
Group 3: People aged 70 and older
Vaccination of people aged 70 and older living in the community is happening now. It’s expected that everyone in this group will be vaccinated, with both doses, by the end of May.
Group 4: People aged 16 to 69 who are at very high risk
You can find a list of conditions here.
For people aged 60 to 69 at very high risk:
If you are aged 60 to 69, at very high risk, and have not gotten your vaccination appointment yet, it’s now time to register for your COVID-19 vaccine online, or call the COVID-19 helpline to register by phone.
For people at very high risk attending hospital or disability services:
People at very high risk who are attending hospital or disability services are being vaccinated. Hospital or disability services will contact you when it’s your turn to be vaccinated.
For people at very high risk not attending regular hospital services:
Some people in group 4 are not in regular contact with a hospital or disability service. GPs will vaccinate people in this group. It will take some time for GPs to identify and invite everyone.
GPs will contact their patients when it’s their turn to be vaccinated.
Where to find COVID-19 Vaccination Information
We encourage everyone to read about the COVID-19 vaccine and to get their information from a factual, trusted source – here are the links to the pages with information on the vaccine:
- Check hse.ie/covid19vaccine for information about the vaccine, information on this page is updated regularly
- Find the vaccine information materials at www.hse.ie/covid19vaccinematerials
- Details on getting the COVID-19 vaccine is updated regularly here
- Details on COVID-19 vaccines administered are available here
- Read the full COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Strategy
- Read the National Immunisation Advisory Committee Chapter about COVID-19 vaccine
- COVID-19 vaccine information for health professionals
Public Health Information
As always, for the most up to date information and advice on Coronavirus, please go to: https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/ and https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/. Clinical and professional guidance relating to COVID-19 is available on www.hpsc.ie where you’ll find up to date guidance for healthcare settings and non-clinical settings.