Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Questions (731)

Joan Collins

Question:

731. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 895 of 3 February, if the CEO of the HSE has been vaccinated against Covid-19; if other members of HSE management have been vaccinated, in particular those who form part of the HSE's senior leadership team and those who are members of the HSE board; and if staff members at the HSE headquarters at Dr. Stevens' Hospital building have been vaccinated (details supplied). [8194/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Only individuals in groups 1 to 3 of the provisional vaccine allocations groups are being vaccinated. This includes the over 65 year old cohort in long term residential care facilities, frontline healthcare workers in direct patient contact roles, and those aged 70 and older in the following order: 85 and older, 80-84, 75-79, and 70-74. Vaccination of those aged 85 and older will start in the week beginning the 15th of February.