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Pharmacies to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines in Ireland from tomorrow

Pharmacies around the country will begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from tomorrow.

Around 1,000 community pharmacies will begin to administer the vaccinations, taking Ireland into a new phase of the vaccination campaign.

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They will be administering the Johnson and Johnson vaccine to those over 50-years-old who have not yet received the vaccine.

Initially, there will be over 60,000 doses of the vaccine delivered around the country.

People who wish to receive the vaccine will need to book an appointment with their participating pharmacy.

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From Tuesday, the HSE will begin advertising and promoting local pharmacies in Ireland’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign.

Presently, the vaccine portal is open for people between 40 and 69-years-old to register online.

The HSE said that the portal will open for people in their 30s shortly.

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