The second booster is for all clients aged 65 years and over. It is also available to clients aged over 12 years who have a weak immune system. These groups of clients will have received their first booster dose at least four months ago.
The first booster is for all clients aged 12 years and over who have only had their primary course of vaccine. For most clients this will mean that they have only had two doses of vaccine so far. Clients who received a Janssen vaccine will only have had one dose. It will be at least 3 months since the last vaccine for over 16s. For clients aged between 12 and 15 years it will be at least six months since the last vaccine.
Primary Course (clients aged 16 years and over)
All clients aged 16 years are entitled to register for a two dose primary course of COVID-19 vaccine.
Primary Course (clients aged between 12 years and 15 years)
All clients aged between 12 years and 15 years are entitled to register a two dose primary course of COVID-19 vaccine. Consent of a parent or guardian is required. The client must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at their vaccine appointment.
Primary Course (clients aged between 5 years and 11 years)
Clients aged between 5 years and 11 years are only being vaccinated at Mass Vaccination Centres. Click here for further details.
Fortune’s Pharmacy is now administering COVID Boosters using the Pfizer Comirnaty and Moderna Vaccines. We are now offering boosters to all clients aged 12 years and over. The Moderna Vaccine will only be used in clients aged over 30 years.
Second Booster Dose
We are now administering second boosters to all clients aged over 65 years and those aged between 12 and 65 years who have a weakened immune system. It must be at least four months since your first booster dose. If you have had a positive diagnosis of COVID-19 it must also be at least 4 months since this diagnosis. If you are aged over 12 with a weak immune system this will be your fifth dose of vaccine.
First Booster Dose
If you have just received your primary course, and it is at least 3 months since your last dose, you can register by clicking the button above and we will contact you with an appointment as soon as possible.
If you have had COVID-19 you should wait at least 3 months before you get your booster.
Boosters for those aged 12 to 15 years will be administered at least 6 months after the last dose.
We will update this information when any changes occur.
Is the vaccine mandatory?
The vaccine is not mandatory. However, getting the vaccine will help to protect you and your loved ones from Coronavirus. It will also help to speed up the getting the country back to normal.
Will there be a charge for the vaccine?
The vaccine isfree of charge for all people.
Where can I get more information?
Useful places to find up to date information on the vaccine and the fight against COVID-19 include the World Health Organization and the Health Service Executive websites. This page will be updated as further information becomes available.
How do I register for my vaccine?
You can register to receive your vaccine by clicking on the book now button below. You will be added to a waiting list and we will contact you to arrange an appointment.
You should start to get prepared by finding out your PPS Number (PPSN). Your PPSN can be found in several places. You may have a Public Services Card, a Medical Card, or correspondence from Revenue, for example. These will all list your PPSN. You may also be asked to produce evidence of age.
Where can I find my PPSN?
You can find your PPSN on the following documents –
- Public Services Card
- Medical Card or GP Visit Card
- European Health Insurance Card
- Drugs Payment Scheme Card
- Payslip from your employer
- Correspondence from Revenue or the Department of Social Protection
If you don’t have your PPSN you should make every effort to locate it due to the public health emergency. If you still cannot find it please contact the Department of Social Protection at 071 967 2616 or 1890 927 999.
Why do we need your PPSN?
We are required by law to collect and transmit a record of your vaccination to the HSE. Your PPSN forms part of the information we need to send. It is used to assist in retrieving a unique Individual Health Identifier (IHI) from the National Register of Individual Health Identifiers.