Category archives for: Coronavirus

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Covid recovery journey ‘involves us all’ – Givan and O’Neill | Newry Times

Covid recovery journey 'involves us all' - Givan and O’Neill - Newry Times - local news newry

We must all keep doing our best to protect the progress we have made on the journey out of restrictions, the First Minister and deputy First Minister have said.     Paul Givan and Michelle O’Neill were speaking ahead of the further easing of Coronavirus regulations from today, 31 October 2021.     The changes […]

Safer choices protect against Covid – Givan and O’Neill | Newry Times

Safer choices protect against Covid – Givan and O’Neill - Newry Times - newry newspapers

As Coronavirus restrictions further ease, First Minister Paul Givan and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill are urging everyone to keep following public health guidance and making safer choices to protect themselves and others.     A series of relaxations began rolling out from yesterday, 14 October, with further easements taking effect from 31 October.   […]

Minister welcomes booster jab roll-out to care homes | Newry Times

Minister welcomes booster jab roll-out to care homes - Newry Times - newry online

The roll-out of Covid-19 vaccine boosters to NI’s care homes is underway, Health Minister Robin Swann has confirmed.     Health Trust vaccinator teams are bringing the boosters to care home residents and staff in a planned programme.     First doses will also be available for anyone who has not yet been vaccinated. The […]

Vaccine clinics announced for Balmoral Show | Newry Times

Vaccine clinics announced for Balmoral Show - Newry Times - newry news today

The Health and Agriculture Ministers have jointly urged the farming and rural community to protect themselves from Covid-19 through vaccination.     The appeal came as new initiatives to boost vaccine take-up were announced.     These include walk-in vaccination clinics at the Balmoral Show later this month. In addition, vaccination will be offered to […]

Taxi Action Plan to ‘provide further support’ for the industry | Newry Times

Taxi Action Plan 'to provide further support' for the industry - Newry Times - newry news facebook

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has announced that she plans to take steps to introduce new support measures to assist the taxi industry as they rebuild following the Covid restrictions.     Minister Mallon’s Taxi Action Plan includes proposals to wipe DVA fees for new taxi drivers in 2021/22.     The proposals also include a […]

First clinics announced in campus vaccine initiative | Newry Times

First clinics announced in campus vaccine initiative - Newry Times - down newspaper

The Jabbathon vaccine promotion starts on Monday 13 September, with the first in an extensive series of vaccination clinics for students.     The initiative will involve around 60 walk-in clinics in September covering some 30 campuses – offering first doses to students across Northern Ireland’s universities and Further Education colleges.     The clinics […]

How to get your Covid-19 jab in Northern Ireland | Newry Times

Mobile vaccination clinics are continuing to deliver first doses. Vaccination is also available by appointment for the Moderna vaccine at around 50 participating community pharmacies.     More pharmacies will be joining the programme.     Further details on pharmacy bookings are available on the Health and Care NI website. You can continue to get […]

NI Covid-19 International Travel Update | Newry Times

NI Covid-19 International Travel Update - Newry Times - newry news

A number of changes to Northern Ireland’s international country travel lists have been confirmed.     From 04:00hrs on Monday 30 August, the following changes will be introduced.     Green list Demark, Lithuania, Finland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, the Azores and Canada have been added to the Green list. Anyone travelling to Northern Ireland from […]

Free public transport for healthcare workers extended to 31 August 2021 | Newry Times

Free public transport for healthcare workers extended to 31 August 2021 - Newry Times - newry news paper online - daisy hill hospital

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has confirmed that the temporary scheme to provide free travel for health care staff on public transport services will be extended to 31 August 2021 after which time normal charging will resume.     The Minister explains, “In March 2020 at the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic I took the decision […]

First doses available for 16 and 17-year-olds from today | Newry Times

First doses to be made available for 16 and 17 year olds - Newry Times - breaking news newry

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended that Covid-19 vaccine first doses be provided to all 16 and 17-year-olds.     This recommendation will be implemented in Northern Ireland.     From today, Friday 6 August 2021, NI’s regional vaccination centres will be providing walk-in Pfizer first jabs for 16 and 17-year-olds. […]

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