Walk-in Vaccinations for 18s and Over Available in Kerry on Saturday and Tuesday

The vaccination centres in Kerry in Kerry Sports Academy, Tralee and Killarney Sports & Leisure Centre have planned a  ‘walk-in’ first-dose Covid-19 vaccinations for anyone aged 18 and over.  

Anyone in that age category who has not already received a vaccine can attend at Killarney Sports & Leisure centre on Saturday, 31st July or Kerry Sports Academy, Tralee on Tuesday, 3rd August 2021 from 11am to 3pm both days. 

First Doses Only

The clinics on both days will be offering first doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine. Second doses will not be available, and these walk-in clinics are only open to people who have not already received any dose of a vaccine.

 Michael Fitzgerald, chief officer Cork Kerry Community Healthcare said that staff at the centre have already been offered appointments by text to anyone from the area who registered online at hse.ie.

Wide Geographic Area 

“This is an opportunity for anyone in Kerry who may have missed an appointment to get their first vaccination.

It will also allow anyone who has not registered online yet to get their first dose.

Given the wide geographic area that we cover, we are pleased to be able to offer this additional opportunity to the local population aged 18 and over to get their first dose.”

The Criteria  

Anyone who wishes to receive a vaccine at the clinics must: Be aged 18 or over; Be attending for their first dose, as it will not be possible to administer second doses; Bring photographic ID and   Bring their PPS number.

“You will not be able to receive a vaccine without photo ID and your PPS number. We need your PPS number to register you on the system so that you are called for your second dose when it’s due.

“We are extremely proud of the progress made by our staff in vaccinating the people of Kerry,” Mr. Fitzgerald concluded.

Appointments Offered 

Project Lead Vaccination Centres, Peggy Horan said that the staff at the Tralee and Killarney centres have worked hard to make sure that anyone registered on-line aged 18 or over has been offered an appointment. 

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