Laois GPs get the Covid-19 vaccine at the national hub in Portlaoise

Laois GPs were among many family doctors and their teams to descend on Portlaoise this weekend to get the Covid-19 shot.

Doctors, practice nurses and other staff fro around Ireland attended one of three national hubs.

Dr Michelle Byrne and Dr Simon Honan were among the Laois GPs who received the Moderna vaccine.

Both were assisting with the National Ambulance Service run clinic in the Killeshin Hotel.

About 500 people were due to be vaccinated at the Laois clinic.

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