COVID BOOSTER Appointment

2nd Booster for over 50's, health workers and pregnant, 3rd Booster for over 65's

  • 15 minutes
  • Dublin 8

Service Description

Booster vaccine doses are now being offered for COVID-19: third booster - people age 65 and older, people age 12 and older with a weak immune system second booster - see who can get a second booster first booster - all people age 12 and older and 5 to 11 year olds with a weak immune system Bivalent COVID-19 vaccines New bivalent COVID-19 vaccines are now being offered as booster doses. These adapted vaccines are expected to give you better protection against COVID-19, including the Omicron variant. Third booster dose You can get your third booster dose now if you are: age 65 or older age 12 or older with a weak immune system Second booster dose You can get your second booster dose now if you are: age 50 to 64 12 or older with a condition that puts you at high risk of serious illness from COVID-19 - for example, diabetes, asthma or heart disease pregnant (from 16 weeks) a healthcare worker - bring your work ID or a letter as proof of employment 12 or older living in a long-term care facility - this will be given where you live How long to wait before getting your booster Wait at least 4 months since getting your last COVID-19 vaccine. You can check the date of your last vaccine on your digital COVID-19 certificate. If you had COVID-19, wait at least 4 months since you tested positive or from when your symptoms started. If you are pregnant If you have not already had a booster during this pregnancy, you can get a second booster at or after 16 weeks of your pregnancy. You can get your COVID-19 booster and flu vaccine at the same time. You will be offered a bivalent Pfizer or Moderna vaccine as a booster dose. These adapted vaccines work in the same way as the original Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. But they are expected to give even more protection against COVID-19 variants. If you are 30 or older, you will be offered either the bivalent Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or the bivalent Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine you will be offered will depend on supply. If you are 29 or younger, you will be offered the bivalent Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as your booster dose. After your COVID-19 booster dose You need to wait in the clinic for 15 minutes after the vaccine. This is to make sure that you feel well before you leave. If you have had a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) in the past, you'll need to wait 30 minutes. Get medical care immediately if you: have difficulty breathing feel dizzy have a fast heartbeat or a skina skin rash


Contact Details

  • Unit 2 Earls Court, Reuben street, Dublin 8, D08 RDC9, Ireland

    014427572

    info@coombecommunitypharmacy.ie