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How to get a booster shot in Dublin?

  • 29-12-2021 4:56pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 20 bartlebooth


    Hi everyone,

    I've been trying to find either an appointment or at least a walk-in clinic open for booster shots since last week. The HSE website is of little help so far: it's seldom possible to connect to the appointment system and when I manage to reach the system there's no slot available anywhere in my area. According to the website, the walk-in clinics in my area are almost never open, for instance Richmond Barracks is open only 2 hours this week, Croke Park has nothing apparently ("More walk-in clinics will be scheduled soon"), etc. Is this website even up to date?

    Is the system just overwhelmed by demand or am I missing something here? Have any people mananged to get their booster shot recently, and how?

    Thanks!

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  • Registered Users Posts: 14,608 ✭✭✭✭ Supercell


    I booked my wife in for one yesterday, loads of times available for the next three days , we choose Saturday afternoon as that suited us but could have had one pretty much any time in the next three days in the UCD MVC, maybe try looking around 08:30 or so?


    Just checked the website, there are loads of appointments available, are you using the right link? - https://covid19booster.healthservice.ie/hse-self-referral/facilities/?flow=booster

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  • Registered Users Posts: 4,594 ✭✭✭ BabysCoffee


    Have you tried your local chemist? Many are giving them now

    On Twitter yesterday Kate O'Connell tweeted that she had 6 left to give at about 8pm in her pharmacy in Rathgar - it was closing at 9



  • Registered Users Posts: 20 bartlebooth


    Just tried again through the HSE appointment system and it worked smoothly this time, so problem solved :)

    Don't know what happened all the other times, maybe I was just unlucky... I always had the system apparently loading and nothing happening.

    Anyway thanks a lot for the answers :)



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