A new COVID-19 vaccination satellite centre in Burtonport, Donegal is opening on Thursday 09 September to serve the communities in West Donegal. The centre is located in St Columba’s Community Centre.
Paul Hooton, Saolta Executive Lead for the rollout of the vaccination programme in the West and North West said, “We are delighted to be in a position to expand on the delivery of the vaccination programme by opening a satellite centre in Burtonport. The centre will be staffed and managed by the LYIT vaccination centre in Letterkenny and will operate one or more days per week, depending on demand. The new centre aims to supplement the vaccination work being carried out by the vaccination centre at LYIT, by GPs and also by pharmacies.”
Cara O’Neill, CHO 1 Vaccination Lead and Head of Health and Wellbeing said the opening of the vaccination centre in Burtonport was another important step in the rollout of the vaccine programme said, “We welcome the opening of the Burtonport Vaccination Centre in partnership with Saolta Hospital Group which will greatly improve access to the vaccine for people living in this more rural part of Donegal. I would encourage and invite everyone in the eligible age cohorts to get the vaccine.”
Details for this week:
The centre is offering walk-in appointments on 09 September from 11am to 3pm. Pfizer dose 1 for anyone aged 12+ and Pfizer dose 2 for anyone who received their first dose before 20th August.