Category archives for: Coronavirus

Follow Newry Times’ coverage of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. We will keep you updated with all news and events in relation to the virus on this page.

COVID-19 research passes one million participants | Newry Times

COVID-19 research passes one million participants | Newry Times -Coronavirus Covid19 Newry online news

More than one million people have now taken part in COVID-19 research across the UK, including over 26,000 participants in Northern Ireland, with resources – both staff and funding – provided by the Northern Ireland clinical research infrastructure and HSC R&D Division within the Public Health Agency (PHA).     The first case of COVID-19 […]

‘We must fix our appalling waiting lists – together’ – Robin Swann | Newry Times

‘We must fix our appalling waiting lists – together’ | Newry Times -Coronavirus Covid19 Newry online Facebook

Health Minister Robin Swann has detailed his ambitions for the re-building of Northern Ireland’s health service while stressing the need for sustained investment to deliver the plans.     In a keynote statement to the Assembly, the Minister said, “I am absolutely determined to put this right.     “But as I will argue today, […]

Eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine? You don’t need to be invited – book now | Newry Times

Eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine? You don’t need to be invited – book now | Newry Times - Covid Coronavirus vaccine eligibility Newry - Newry online

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging everyone who is eligible to book their COVID-19 vaccine now; you don’t need to be invited.     Over one million COVID-19 vaccine doses have now been administered in Northern Ireland since the Department of Health launched the vaccination campaign at the end of 2020, helping to save […]

Health Minister visits Trust’s vaccination centre | Newry Times

Health Minister visits Trust's vaccination centre | Newry Times - Newry coronavirus covid-19 news

The Southern Trust this week welcomed the Health Minister to the vaccination centre at South Lake Leisure Centre to meet those involved in helping to deliver the vaccination programme within the Southern Health and Social Care Trust.     Speaking at the vaccination centre in Craigavon, the Health Minister said, “As we slowly and cautiously […]

Vaccine roll-out now includes 40-44 year olds | Newry Times

Vaccine roll-out now includes 40-44 year olds - Newry Times - Covid-19 Coronavirus Newry news - Newry vaccine

A further expansion of the Covid-19 vaccination programme has been announced by Health Minister Robin Swann.     From 12 noon today, people aged 40-44 will be able to book their vaccination appointments.     If possible, booking should be done online. However, where online booking is not possible, the telephone booking number is 0300 […]

SSE Arena taking bookings for Covid-19 Vaccine | Newry Times

SSE Arena taking bookings for Covid-19 Vaccine - Coronavirus Newry

People from Northern Ireland can now book their Covid-19 vaccine at the SSE Arena ahead of its opening on 29 March 2021.     The SSE Arena will be a regional vaccination centre working alongside Trust centres and GP practices.      Community Pharmacists will also join the vaccination programme next week, bringing vaccinations to […]

Updated advice for CEV people | Newry Times

Updated advice for CEV people - Covid-19 Coronavirus Newry

A change in the advice for people who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) to Covid-19 is planned.     Since 26 December 2020, CEV people have been advised to adhere to additional steps to keep themselves safe from exposure to Covid-19, including advice not to attend the workplace if they are unable to work from […]

Translink announces enhanced services from 22 March | Newry Times

Translink announces enhanced services from 22 March - Newry Times - Newry bus station

Translink has announced details of timetable changes to be implemented from Monday 22 March 2021, in line with the phased return of schools.     Full details of the new timetables are available on Translink’s website and journey planner.     Ian Campbell, Director of Service Operations explains, “We continue to work closely with the […]

Ministers announce programme of regular Covid-19 testing in schools | Newry Times

Ministers announce programme of regular Covid-19 testing in schools - Newry Times news

Health Minister Robin Swann and Education Minister Peter Weir have announced a programme of regular testing for Covid-19 is to be introduced in schools in Northern Ireland.     Departmental officials will be liaising with the education sector in the coming days to discuss operational preparation and delivery with a view to rolling out the […]

£875k support for the Community and Voluntary Sector organisations | Newry Times

£875k support for the Community and Voluntary Sector organisations - Newry Times

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced additional financial support for community and voluntary sector organisations.     Making the announcement this week, the Health Minister said the Department of Health is providing an additional £875,000 of financial support to the 65 community and voluntary sector organisations which are funded directly by the Department in 2021/22. […]

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