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Booster Vaccines for 12 to 15 year olds at Ballybrit Vaccination Centre

Booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine are now available for those eligible aged 12 years and over at Ballybrit Vaccination Centre by booking their own appointment in advance or by coming to a walk-in clinic.

Walk-in clinics for those aged 12 and older are taking place on:

  • Saturday 12 March - 8.30am to 5pm
  • Monday 14 March – 8am to 5pm

Advice for parents/guardians of 12 to 15 year olds

  • 12 to 15 year olds must attend their booster appointment with a parent or legal guardian who will need to give consent.
  • After the first round of COVID-19 vaccination 12 to 15 year olds need to wait 6 months (at least 179 days) to get a booster dose.
  • If a 12 to 15 year old had COVID-19 since their vaccination, they should get their booster dose at least 6 months after their positive test result or when symptoms started.

What to bring to the Vaccination Centre

A form of identification with the child’s date of birth on it. This can be their passport or birth certificate.

If these are not available, any identification like a Public Services Card or school ID would be helpful.

If the child does not have any identification, the parent/guardian who brings them to their appointment can confirm their identity and their age.

Book a booster appointment

In addition to the walk-in clinics, people aged 12 and older who are eligible for a booster vaccine can book an appointment at a time that suits them by going to The online booking page is updated regularly to include additional dates and times and you can book an appointment up to five days in advance.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccines go to or telephone HSElive on 1800 700 700.

The article above is specific to the following Saolta hospitals:: 
University Hospital Galway (UHG)