COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #130

COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #130

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202144 Views

Eligibility

A third dose of COVID-19 vaccine is currently recommended for:

  • individuals who have only received a viral vector vaccine, such as two doses of AstraZeneca or a single dose of the Janssen vaccine;
  • health care personnel who have direct contact with patients, residents or clients;
  • all residents and staff of First Nation personal care homes;
  • all residents of personal care homes in Manitoba;
  • people who are immunocompromised;
  • people who require a third dose to meet travel requirements at their destination; or
  • individuals who previously received doses of vaccines that are not approved by Health Canada.

More information about third doses, including where they can be administered, is online at https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/eligibility-criteria.html#third.

Eligibility for first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine continues to include anyone born on or before Dec. 31, 2009.

Vaccine Administration, Supply and Distribution

A total of 2,025,661 doses of vaccine have been administered in Manitoba.

Manitoba vaccine sites are offering walk-in and appointment-based vaccinations. Eligible individuals can book their appointments online or by calling (toll-free) 1-844-626-8222 (1-844-MAN-VACC). For hours and days of operation, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/vaccine/finder.html.

Over the next several weeks, COVID-19 immunizations are available to eligible young people at school-based clinics. For more information, visit https://protectmb.ca/school-immunizations/.

To date, 2,435,830 doses of vaccine have been delivered to Manitoba. This includes:

  • 1,534,950 doses of the Pfizer vaccine;
  • 808,920 doses of the Moderna vaccine; and
  • 91,960 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Additional Information

More information about the vaccine campaign in Manitoba is available at www.manitoba.ca/vaccine and https://protectmb.ca. For more information about COVID-19 immunization records and cards, visit https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/immunizationrecord/index.html.

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For more information:

  • Public information, contact Manitoba Government Inquiry: 1-866-626-4862 or 204-945-3744.
  • Media requests for general information, contact Communications Services Manitoba: 204-945-3765.
  • Media requests for ministerial comment, contact Communications and Stakeholder Relations: 204-290-5374.

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