Access to vaccinations is being stepped up this week in order to meet the first dose vaccination threshold of 70 per cent of residents 12 years and older and enable Saskatchewan to reach Step 3 of the Re-opening Roadmap and the removal of public health restrictions. The Saskatchewan Health Authority...
The city of Toronto is adding more than 60,000 appointments for the next three weeks after the province expanded eligibility for the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. In a news release issued Thursday evening, the city said the new appointments will be available at eight of its mass immunization...
Ontario has reached a key milestone in its fight against COVID-19, having achieved its target to administer first doses to 65 per cent of Ontarians aged 18 and over ahead of schedule. Ontario is also preparing to roll out the eligibility for accelerated second dose appointments starting with individuals...
Horizon Health Network is encouraging New Brunswickers to book only one appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. It says if you have already booked a date, don’t choose another time slot and end up double booking. If you are unavailable for your appointment, ensure you cancel it. First vaccine appointments can be booked...
Appointments for a second dose of COVID-19 vaccine are now available in York Region for those born in 1951 or earlier. As of Wednesday, June 2, eligible York Region residents can now register for an appointment at the Region’s portal at York.ca/COVID19Vaccine. Previously booked second dose appointments will be honoured and...
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is running another drive-thru clinic in Regina, this time for AstraZeneca second doses, starting on Sunday. The clinic is scheduled to run at EVRAZ Place for five to six days, depending on supply. The drive-thru will be open to those 65 and older, or those who...
It was announced today that Quebecers over the age of 18 can move their appointment for their second COVID-19 vaccine up to as soon as eight weeks after their first injection. The Province of Quebec is aiming to have all Quebecers fully vaccinated by the end of August 2021. To move...
Some Albertans can begin to book their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine starting on Tuesday, Premier Jason Kenney announced. People vaccinated in March can book their second dose appointment starting this afternoon. Albertans who got their first dose in April can start booking on June 14 and people vaccinated...
Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) has changed its guidelines to allow for mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines. Federal health officials announced the updated guidance during a press briefing on Tuesday, saying that a first dose of the AstraZeneca-Oxford/COVISHIELD vaccine can be followed up with a second AstraZeneca shot,...
New Brunswick Public Health is reporting five new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. There is one case in Zone 1 (Moncton region) involving a person is in their 20s who is a contact of a previously confirmed case. There are two cases in Zone 3 (Fredericton region): A person in...