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Vaccine arrival gives cause for optimism as we look towards a positive future

This is the last column for 2020. I remember writing early in 2020 what a satisfactory feel there was to the year 2020, a sense that somehow this was a year that would herald untold promise.

Media campaign a must to promote children flu vaccine uptake

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Senator Aisling Dolan has called on the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, to launch, with immediate effect, a media campaign to increase up-take of the flu vaccine among children in the next few weeks.

Nine months to complete ground works for Portiuncula Hospital ward

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has been informed by the Minister for Health that the ground works at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, in advance of construction of the new 50 bed ward block, will take nine months to complete with an expected finish date of May 25 2021.

HSE must provide out of hours flu vaccine clinics – Naughten

Deputy Denis Naughten has called on Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and the HSE to ensure evening and weekend flu vaccination clinics are provided to facilitate access for school children and working families.

Need to purchase additional stocks of adult flu vaccine is immediate

The Minister for Health has disclosed to the Dáil that the HSE plans to purchase just 200,000 additional adult flu vaccines prior to the forthcoming flu season, despite the pressure this could place on the nation’s health system over the winter months.

Additional adult flu vaccines will not go far enough, says TD

An additional 200,000 adult flu vaccines for the forthcoming flu season is well short of what is needed, according to TD Denis Naughten.

Galway community and voluntary groups to benefit from COVID-19 Emergency Fund

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Galway City Council has approved grants totalling €38,265 under the COVID-19 Emergency Fund (Phase 2) to support a range of local community and voluntary groups and organisations throughout Galway.

Galway man to forefront in search for COVID-19 vaccine

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Galwayman Gordon Joyce, Chief of Structural Biology at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Washington DC, is at the forefront of the work being done across the world to find a vaccine for the Coronavirus.

Free dose of MMR to help reduce rise in mumps cases

A significant rise in the number of mumps cases has prompted the HSE to urge certain groups or those unsure of their immunisation status to avail of a free dose of the MMR vaccine.

At risk groups encouraged to get the flu vaccine

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It is not too late to get your flu vaccination and the HSE is now urging people in high-risk groups to get vaccinated.

 

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