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UL Hospitals Group to open pop-up COVID vaccination clinic in Thurles

UL Hospitals Group is opening a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Thurles Primary Care Centre on Tuesday September 27th, and every Tuesday until further notice, where the public can book their vaccine appointments.

Vaccination appointments can be booked in the weekly pop-up clinic 10am-1pm and 2-4.30pm on opening day, September 27th. Regular weekly opening hours of 9am-1pm and 2-4.30pm from the following Tuesday, October 4th.

Booking a vaccination appointment at Thurles Primary Care Centre:

Anyone aged 12 years and over ready to receive Dose 1 and 2 of the COVID-19 vaccine or Booster 1 and 2 doses, including women more than 16 weeks pregnant, can easily book an appointment via the HSE website. Go to https://bit.ly/3BFQhrV and select ‘Thurles Primary Care Centre’ from the location list.

Those who are eligible for vaccination can also book their Dose 1s and 2s, and Booster doses, at the vaccination centres in Nenagh Hospital, Ennis Hospital, and Scoil Carmel in Limerick City.

At this time, children aged 5-11 years cannot be vaccinated in the Thurles pop-up clinic. Walk-in clinics will continue in Nenagh, Ennis and Scoil Carmel, and you can view the regularly updated timetables at: https://bit.ly/3BjahiF

With the significant increase in numbers eligible for the vaccine booster, participating GPs and pharmacists are also providing vaccine booster doses to eligible groups, in line with the latest advice from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC).

About booster doses

Interval between first and second booster

You should get your second booster at least 4 months (at least 120 days) after your first booster. You can check the date of your last booster on your digital COVID-19 certificate.

If you have had COVID-19

You should get your second booster dose at least 4 months after your positive test result or when your symptoms started.

Going to the vaccination centre

Please bring a photo ID with you to your appointment. ID can include one of the following: passport, driver’s licence, Garda age card, student/school ID etc., but if your ID doesn't include your date of birth, please bring proof of your DOB (e.g. your birth cert).

If you have not had your first booster yet

Everyone aged 12 and over can still get their first booster and are invited to book an appointment for a HSE vaccination centre.