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Independent TD Seán Canney wants the Government to adopt a twin track Covid 19 vaccination rollout.
The Covid-19 vaccination programme for Mayo has now moved to the newly established Vaccination Centre in Breaffy House, Castlebar.
The vaccination programme targeting the medically vulnerable, which was paused due to concerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine, got under way on Sunday morning at the mass vaccination centre at Galway Racecourse.
The chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs the local public hospitals in the west and north-west, says he would like to see greater quantities of the Covid-19 vaccine become available and for there to be more certainty around weekly deliveries of the product.
“It was the best day in my working career that I can remember,” Dr Paddy Meagher says about last Saturday when Covid vaccinations were administered at Merlin Park.
Fine Gael TD, Alan Dillon, is calling on the HSE Public Health team, Community Healthcare West and the Saolta group to provide a Covid vaccination hub for the people of North Mayo.
The Irish Wheelchair Association has called on the Government to prioritise people with disabilities in the Covid vaccination plan, amid concerns over vaccine supplies.
All people living on the Islands off Galway must be vaccinated on the same visit as it makes "no sense" to carry out a "handful of vaccinations", and still leave the rest of the community exposed to Covid-19.
People with serious illnesses and carers are not being given the priority they need under the current vaccination roll-out, which should be focussed on "the most vulnerable people and those most at risk".
Fine Gael Deputy Ciaran Cannon is today calling on Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and the HSE to urgently rethink their plans to provide just one mass vaccination centre for the whole of Co. Galway, located at the Ballybrit Racecourse in Galway city.