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Pfizer Booster Clinic Thursday 6th January

We will be running mass Covid 19 Pfizer Booster Clinics here at the Waterford Health Park on Thursday 6th January

You can have the pfizer booster vaccine if you are aged over 16 year’s old, If it is more than 3 months since your 2nd Covid Vaccine

Or If you haven’t had Covid in the last 3 months.

Anyone who has had the single dose Jansen J&J and are not registered as a patient are welcome to avail of the pfizer booster here at our practice.

The link to book a time on the 6th in is here https://calendly.com/vaccines-2/covid-booster-clinic-1

Vaccine Clinic Update

We have finished all our 1st dose Clinics. Everyone who has not yet had a vaccine will be vaccinated in the coming weeks through the HSE Mass Vaccination Clinic in the WIT arena. You can register on the HSE portal https://vaccine.hse.ie/?fbclid=IwAR055WJ_juHryhUFu2N6oY6-8C-TOLl7pNUXJ-SeTYTfPiSGflLunvSgSho

COVID TESTING Changes due to HSE Cyber attack

COVID-19 TESTING IMPORTANT INFORMATION AS HSE IT systems down

If you are a close contact or have symptoms, you can attend any COVID-19 test centre without an appointment.
You need to bring photo ID and provide a mobile phone number.
Waterford

Kilcohan Test Centre,
Kilcohan,
Waterford
X91 EY73
Open 8.30am to 7pm
There is no need to ring the GP; you can just turn up at the testing centre. Please share 🙏

FREE Parenting online training

The National Parents Council Primary (NPC) are running  training sessions for Parents on Supporting children’s mental health and wellbeing.

On Monday – Thursday there will be both a morning session at 10am and an evening session at 8pm. A morning session at 10am will be held on Friday.

This session by NPC in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services, supports parents to encourage and promote positive mental health and wellbeing in their children. The session also explores how the building of resilience in children helps them to manage and cope with the day to day stresses of life as they occur.

If you would be interested in attending (virtually) one of these sessions please register your details here https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Mental-Health-and-Wellbeing-May-2021

Please note these sessions will be interactive allowing parents to participate and hence places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Covid19 Vaccine Update

Vaccine clinics are going very well in Rowe Creavin. People who are most at risk from COVID-19 will be vaccinated first. Vaccination will be offered to the next groups as soon as possible.
Please note there is no need to contact Rowe Creavin.
WE will telephone you when it’s available for you.
We are following the HSE Sequencing guidelines and patients will be contacted directly.

As you can appreciate there are patients with non vaccine care needs. currently these patients are having difficulty getting through to us on the telephone.

Please see

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/39038-provisional-vaccine-allocation-groups/

We are following these

https://www2.hse.ie/screening-and-vaccinations/covid-19-vaccine/getting-your-vaccine/getting-your-vaccine.html

The HSELive COVID-19 Helpline is open 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday for ALL your Vaccination queries.

Lo-call: 1850 24 1850

COVID19 Vaccine Clinics Phase 1

We are delighted to announce our commitment to the rollout of the Covid vaccination program. 

We believe this will start by mid February (possibly earlier, depending on vaccine availability).
We will be strictly prioritising slots based on national criteria.
In phase one we will be dealing with everyone age 70 and over as per the schedule below.

We will be arranging special clinics which we aim to run as a military campaign as safely & speedily as supply of vaccine allows.
There is NO need to call the surgery. Please do NOT phone re this. We have you on our system & we will be in contact.

Thank you for your patience