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Walk-in booster vaccination centres now open for 60 to 69-year-olds and healthcare workers

Walk-in Covid-19 vaccination centres for booster jabs have now opened to those aged 60 to 69 years old as well as healthcare workers.

These clinics will be open to all people in these cohorts who have completed their primary course of inoculations.

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These groups will be able to attend any of the clinics around the country without the need for an appointment.

The booster roll-out for those in long-term residential care is substantially completed and the vast majority of over 80s is also done.

HSE’s national lead for vaccinations Damien McCallion stated that as many as 470,000 people in their 60s will only become eligible for boosters over the coming weeks.

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This is due to eligibility only being legit five months after the primary vaccine was administered to an individual.

Those who received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine are eligible for a booster three months after their primary vaccine was administered.

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