After months of wishing, hoping and waiting, patients are finally in line for their Covid-19 vaccination – with those aged 85 and older first to be vaccinated.
This week some patients in the North Cork area received their first dose of the vaccine, with more to be invited by their GPs next week to receive their initial jab.
The date of vaccination clinics will depend on when batches of the actual vaccine are delivered by the HSE, so while some practices will commence vaccinating this week, others may have to wait a little longer.
Dr Charlie McCarthy in the Park Medical Clinic explains. “The vaccination is offered strictly by age group with those aged 85-years-old and over in the first group. Two weeks later the next delivery arrives …”
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