Update to Vaccine Allocation Strategy (23rd February 2021)

  • Cohort 4: Those aged 16-69 with a medical condition that puts them at very high risk of severe disease and death will be Cohort 4 and be vaccinated directly after those aged ≥70 and living in the community.
    • This category includes Chronic kidney disease (on dialysis, or eGFR <15 ml/min)
    • This category includes Immunocompromised (severe immunocompromise due to disease or treatment, for example, Transplantation: - Listed for solid organ or haematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) - Post solid organ transplant at any time)
  • Cohort 5 will consist of those aged between 65 and 69 whose underlying condition puts them at a high risk of severe disease and death
  • Cohort 6 will comprise those aged 65-69. They will be vaccinated alongside healthcare workers who are not in a patient facing role. Key workers essential to the vaccine programme will also be included in this cohort
  • Cohort 7 will consist of those aged 16-64 who have an underlying condition that puts them at high risk of severe disease and death

Useful Links

DocumentSourcePublication DateLink
Rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in Ireland (inc. priority list)HSEUpdated RegularlyClick to View
Getting your COVID-19 vaccineHSEUpdated RegularlyClick to View
High Risk Groups InformationHSEUpdated RegularlyClick to View
Library of research relating to COVID-19 vaccines and the transplantation community.The European Society for Organ TransplantationUpdated RegularlyClick to View


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