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Midlands Covid Walk-In Vaccination Centres Opening From Today

There's capacity for 2,000 people to be vaccinated at the walk-in centre in Tullamore this weekend.

Over 20 walk-in Covid-19 vaccination centres throughout the country are opening today.

Four of the facilities are based in the midlands. 

It's after this service was offered for the first time ever yesterday, with three centres rolling it out.

Those aged over 16 are eligible to show up at over 20 facilities today, tomorrow or on Monday, as long as they haven't had a first dose.

There's capacity for 2,000 people to be vaccinated at the walk-in centre opening in Tullamore this weekend.

Damien McCallion, the HSE's national lead for the vaccination programme, is encouraging people to show up:

What to bring:  

If you have already registered online, please bring a photo Id with you.

ID can include one of the following: passport, driver's licence, garda age card, student/school ID, etc, but if your ID doesn't include your date of birth, please bring proof of your DOB (e.g. your Birth Cert). 

If you are not registered online, we will have to register you at the vaccination centre.

Please bring the following with you:

Personal Public Service (PPS) number (if you have one)
Eircode
Mobile phone number 
Email address 
Photo Identification (see above).

Getting your second dose: 

These walk-in clinics are for dose 1 only, we will send you an appointment for your second dose by text message.

This appointment will be scheduled at a vaccination centre close to your home address.

If you need to change this to a different location, call HSE Live to arrange an appointment at a different vaccination centre.

See opening times for each vaccination centre below:

LAOIS

Midlands Park Hotel, Jessop Street Portlaoise

Monday 2 August, 9am to 2pm

WESTMEATH

Athlone Institute of Technology International Arena, Dublin Road, Athlone

Sunday 1 August, 9am to 7pm

Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar

Saturday 31 July, 9am to 4pm

Monday 2 August, 9am to 1pm

OFFALY 

Tullamore Court Hotel, O'Moore Street, Tullamore

Sunday 1 August, 8am to 2pm

Monday 2 August, 8am to 8pm

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