All hands are on deck at one Toronto vaccination clinic where surgeons and students alike are working together to inoculate as many people as possible in an effort to contain a tidal wave of new COVID-19 infections. Sixty-odd nursing students have been doing a work placement at the Downsview Arena...
The province is inviting all adults in British Columbia to register for their COVID-19 vaccination this coming week. B.C. has been rolling out the majority of its vaccination based on age, and currently, residents 63 and older are booking their vaccine appointments. Those between 55 and 65 can also receive...
Public health officials are reporting no new deaths today from Manitobans with COVID-19. Manitoba has expanded its eligibility to be immunized with a COVID-19 vaccine. Anyone aged 54 or older and First Nation people aged 34 or older can now receive the vaccine. And, all Manitobans aged 40 and over...
The provincial government has expanded the eligibility for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning Tuesday, April 20, Albertans aged 40 or over will be able to get the AstraZeneca shot. Participating pharmacies and Alberta Health Services will start booking appointments for those in the province born in 1981 or earlier. Walk-in vaccinations will...
A man in his 60s is the first Albertan to be diagnosed with a blood clot linked to AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, the province's top doctor announced. Alberta's Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced the details of the case of vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) on Saturday morning. There...
The BC Ministry of Health reported 1,005 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, April 16th. There have been 117,080 cases since the pandemic began. New cases were reported in these health regions: Vancouver Coastal Health: 259 Fraser Health: 536 Island Health: 49 Interior Health: 110 Northern Health: 51 Active cases in BC have increased from 10,052 to...
As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks. The military commander handling logistics for Canada's vaccine distribution program says there will be enough vaccine delivered to give a first dose...
New Brunswick Public Health reported nine new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. There are six new cases in Zone 4 (the Edmundston region), two in Zone 1 (the Moncton region) and one in Zone 2 (the Saint John region.) Of the six cases in Zone 4, four are contacts of a...
Some 10,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments that were scheduled to take place at two clinics in Scarborough between Wednesday and Monday are now being cancelled due to a lack of supply. The Scarborough Health Network confirmed the cancellations in an email to CP24 Tuesday evening. “Due to a shortage of vaccine, Scarborough...
Publix Super Markets is now providing COVID-19 vaccines in all seven Southeastern states where it operates. Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix today opened its online reservation system at publix.com/covidvaccine for coronavirus shots in North Carolina, the first time it’s offering the vaccinations in the state. Publix pharmacies in North Carolina will be administering the...