Written answers

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Department of Health

Vaccination Programme

Photo of Colm BurkeColm Burke (Cork North Central, Fine Gael)
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284. To ask the Minister for Health if children whose scheduled vaccines were cancelled during Covid-19 will receive them before the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year; if special clinics will be established to deal with the backlog; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19276/20]

Photo of Stephen DonnellyStephen Donnelly (Wicklow, Fianna Fail)
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The HSE National Immunisation Office is responsible for managing vaccine procurement and distribution, and developing training and communication materials for the public and health professionals. 

As the question raised by the Deputy is a matter for the National Immunisation Office, it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.

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