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...
British Columbians are expected to learn more about the interval between first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines when Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry provides an update Thursday afternoon. This comes just two days after the province unveiled its restart plan. Currently, the time period between first and second doses...
A push to administer thousands of COVID-19 vaccines before they expire has shortened the recommended dosing interval for some Ontarians, but one expert says that any difference in protection is likely negligible. The province announced last week that the first cohort of Ontarians who received the Oxford-AstraZeneca shot in March...
Ontario’s top doctor says the province will now allow second doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to be administered. Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health, said the second dose administration will begin with those who received their first dose between March 10 and 19. “Nothing is more important than...
The Saskatchewan government reported 146 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, along with 147 recoveries and no new deaths. The new cases are in the Far Northwest (two); Far Northeast (two); Northwest (10); North Central (11); Northeast (one); Saskatoon (52); Central East (18); Regina (26); Southwest (two); South Central (eight); and...