Over 1,000 People Over The Age Of 85 Will Receive A Covid Vaccine At A Mass Vaccination Centre Today

The Helix at DCU in Dublin is being used as a hub

It will be used for around 80 GP practices with fewer than 200 patients in that age group.

More than 5 thousand over 85s will be vaccinated there over the coming weeks - with other centres in Cork and Galway to start operating soon.

Dr Ray Walley, national GP advisor to the HSE on Covid, says most people will get their jab from their own doctor:

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