CARRIG CLINIC COVID-19 VACCINES

(Latest Update May 2022)

Carrig Clinic is currently running Second Covid Booster Vaccine Clinics for people aged 65 and over who are patients registered with the practice. 

Options for Patients to receive a Second Booster:

  • Receiving vaccination at Carrig Clinic; we will be in contact with you all
  • Attending participating pharmacies
  • Self scheduling appointments at a HSE Vaccination Centre.

To be eligible to receive your Second Booster, the minimum interval period is 4 months (120 days) after the first booster or after onset of Covid infection.

For patients who are immunocompromised and are due a Second Booster, the HSE will issue SMS reminders. Hospital clinicians will also be identifying people who may have become immunocompromised recently  so that they can be to be added to this group.

For further information please consult the HSE website: https://www2.hse.ie/screening-and-vaccinations/covid-19-vaccine/get-the-vaccine/covid-19-vaccine-booster-dose/

COVID-19 RECOVERY CERT

If you have a diagnosis of Covid-19 you can request a Covid-19 Recovery Cert from the HSE. Please apply online at

https://www.covidcertificateportal.gov.ie/en-US/issue-recovery-cert/

COVID-19

IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19 YOU MUST STAY AT HOME, SELF ISOLATE, TAKE AN ANTIGEN TEST/GET A PCR TEST.  This applies to all people regardless of vaccination status.

If you are aged between 4 years and 39 years, and you have symptoms of Covid-19, you must self isolate and take an antigen test. If your test returns a positive result, you will need to upload the result, along with your list of close contacts, to the HSE at

https://antigentesting.hse.ie/

https://covid19test.healthservice.ie/hse-self-referral/ 

If you are unwell and seeking a GP telephone consultation in relation to your Covid symptoms, please call the Surgery on 01 2875932 and have your PPS number ready.

If you are a close contact of a positive case, are fully vaccinated and have received a booster dose 7 or more days ago, you are no longer required to restrict your movements. It is important however that you wear a medical grade or FFP2 facemask when you are with other people.

For other people who are close contacts of a positive case, please check the HSE website for further information on restricting movements, self isolation and use of antigen tests – 

https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/covid19/contact-tracing/close-contact/

We understand our patients are concerned for themselves and their loved ones, and we can assure you we are doing everything we can to operate as normally as possible, while at the same time minimising the risk of exposure to our patients and staff.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  1.  We are here for ALL our patients. If you are unwell without the above symptoms please call us on 01 2875932 as normal.

  2. If you are looking for a prescription, please go to the Prescription page on our website and submit your request. Please allow at least 48 hours (two working days) to have them filled.

  3. If booking an appointment, please consider whether you actually need to attend the practice – many illnesses are mild self-limiting viruses that do not require treatment. We are trying to reduce the risk of spreading any illnesses around by asking patients only to book appointments if necessary. A telephone consultation will be available to you.

  4. When you are attending an in-person appointment, we will be asking relevant Covid-19 triage questions at the time of booking and at check-in.

We are here to help all our patients, normal service has resumed. We would ask you to continue to follow the public health advice;  washing your hands regularly, social distancing, mask wearing, cough and sneeze etiquette.

Carrig Clinic 01 2875932 is open Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm (closed for lunch 1pm-2pm).

The E-Doc Out of Hours GP Service 01 2234500 runs overnight from 6pm to 8am and 24 hours over bank holidays and weekends.