AS THE first Covid vaccines had been administered this week, the HSE Mid West stated particulars of its roll-out right here shall be revealed within the coming days.
However as of in the present day, no vaccines have been administered in Limerick.
A spokesman for the neighborhood care part of the HSE in Limerick confirmed that the roll-out will start shortly.
It’s anticipated that the roll-out will match the plan for the whole nation which is that front-line employees will get the job first, adopted by weak sufferers hospitals and nursing house residents.
In the meantime, it has been revealed that almost 1,000 individuals have failed to show up for scheduled Covid assessments within the area of the final 4 days whereas there have been 800 new circumstances of Covid within the final two weeks.
The HSE is interesting to anybody with issues about feeling unwell to take a Covid check and cut back the chance of spreading the virus additional. You may get a free check for COVID-19 (coronavirus) “if:
“If you’re an in depth contact, you’re going to get a textual content message with a hyperlink to ebook a check on-line.
“In case your GP decides you want a check, they are going to organize a check for you. Self-isolate whilst you wait to your check. The individuals in your family might want to restrict their movements. This implies they need to not go to work or faculty.
“Ensure that your GP has the right cellular quantity for you. Your check particulars and check outcome shall be despatched to you by textual content message.
“Having a check is essential in case your GP decides you want one. It may enable you discover out when you’ve got COVID-19 and keep away from spreading the virus to another person.
“It may additionally assist us to know how far the virus is spreading and to plan for further demand on well being companies.
“You’re going to get a textual content message with the time and site of your check. The textual content will embody a reference quantity. You will want to carry this to your appointment.
“Most individuals can have their check at a neighborhood check centre. Some check centres are drive-thru.
“Testing is by appointment solely. Don’t go to a check centre with out an appointment – you’ll not be seen.
“Your GP and HSELive don’t have entry to your reference quantity.”