Community healthcare services in Donegal continue to be impacted by the criminal ransomware attack.
There is a backlog in Donegal Community Diagnostics ie X-rays, which recently returned to service.
The HSE confirmed Audiology Services, Ophthalmic appointments in Sligo and Donegal and the Letterkenny Sexual Health Clinic are now running as normal.
At Sligo, Sexual Health Clinic review appointments continue as normal. However there are currently delays in the ability to provide appointments for new clients.
Donegal Psychology online group sessions remain cancelled until further notice.
Testing continues throughout the CHO Area 1 (Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Monaghan and Sligo).
Due to the cyber attack on the HSE’s IT system, it is not possible at the moment to be referred for COVID-19 testing by your GP.
If you have symptoms or do not have symptoms, you can attend your testing centre without an appointment.
The close contact system is up and running and close contacts will be contacted by text with information on their appointment and are asked to follow the instructions in the text.
Full details of testing centres are available at hse.ie
Test centres are operating at these times:
St Conal’s Healthcare Campus Letterkenny, Co Donegal is open Monday to Friday 9.30am – 7:00pm and Saturdays and Sunday 11:00am to 17:00pm
Cleary Centre, Donegal Town is open from 9.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday and closed Saturday and Sundays.
The HSE has now extended its new online booking system for COVID-19 tests to all testing centres across the country. Not including pop up testing centres.
This means that people living in the vicinity of these centres will be able to log on to the online system and book their COVID-19 test up to 24 hours in advance.
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