VACCINATION IS MOST EFFECTIVE PROTECTION AGAINST COVID: HSE

22 December 2021 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher

The HSE’s Public Health Department in the North East says the current level of Covid-19 is having a significant and sustained impact across all aspects of the health service, including in hospitals, intensive care units (ICUs), public health, as well as the broader primary care services in the North East region. Emerging infection figures for the North East continue to remain high. The risk of the Omicron variant to public health is very high, and therefore likely to cause additional hospitalisations.

The HSE says that vaccination remains the most effective protection against Covid-19 and always remains available for anyone who has not yet been vaccinated. Vaccines are proving highly effective in preventing deaths and serious illness from Covid. Everyone is being encourages to “layer up” this Christmas by following all…

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