Vaccinations to begin at local nursing homes

Covid-19 vaccinations are set to begin in nursing homes across Co. Roscommon on Monday, January 20th continuing until the end of the month.

The will be administered on the following dates: Wednesday, January 20th: Fearna Manor Nursing Home, Castlerea and Plunkett Community Nursing Unit; Thursday, January 21st: Costello’s Vale View Nursing Home, Ballyleague and Sacred Heart Hospital, Roscommon; Friday, January 22nd: Tearmain Bhride Nursing Home, Brideswell; Monday, January 25th: Oakwood Nursing Home, Roscommon and Aras Mathair Pol Community Nursing Unit, Castlerea; Tuesday, January 26th: Oakwood Private Nursing Home, Ballaghaderreen and St. Eithne’s Rest Care Centre, Tulsk; Wednesday, January 27th: Shannon Lodge Nursing Home, Rooskey and Abbey Haven Care Centre and Nursing Home; Thursday, January 28th: Sonas Nursing Home, Cloverhill and Drumderrig Nursing Home; Friday, January 29th: Innis Ree Lodge Nursing Home.     Vaccinations began in Roscommon Hospital and at Portiuncula Hospital on Wednesday.

An Taoiseach Micheál Martin stated this week that 135,000 people would be vaccinated with two doses of the Covid vaccine by the end of next month and said that 35,000 doses will be administered to frontline workers and those most at risk this week.