Derek Ryan

Dreamers & Believers

First Staff Member Vaccinated At Portlaoise Regional Hospital

A group of 20 nurses will be administering the jab to all staff.

The first staff member at Portlaoise Regional Hospital has been vaccinated against covid-19 today.

Aidel Aurel Casabar, a staff nurse in A&E, received the Pfizer/BioNTech jab from her colleague Mary Gilligan.

Starting today, all staff at the hospital will receive the first dose of the vaccine, from a peer vaccination team of up 20 nurses working Monday to Saturday.

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