Children may avail of the HSE Childhood vaccination programme in primary care from Medicentre.
More than one dose of the same vaccine is given in the first few years of a child’s life. The extra doses improve the antibody response and give better long term protection.
Booster doses of some vaccines are also given to school children to give better long term protection.
Click on the link to see the Immunisation schedule https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/immunisation/pubinfo/pcischedule/immschedule/
Other vaccines include pertussis (whooping cough) in pregnancy, shingles, chicken pox.