Quebec health officials to provide fall COVID-19 vaccination plan as some mask mandates resume – CBC

by tmnationtalk on September 28, 202346 Views

More health care institutions reimpose masking as cases of infection climb

Sep 28, 2023

Quebec’s public health director will provide details today about the province’s fall COVID-19 vaccination campaign, expected to kick off around Oct. 10.

Officials have said the campaign will prioritize the most vulnerable, starting with those in public long-term care homes (CHSLDs) and private seniors’ residences (RPAs).

Vaccination and screening centres, as well as local pharmacies, will be offering the new boosters better tailored to the currently-circulating Omicron subvariants.

Dr. Luc Boileau will announce more details, including rollout dates, Thursday afternoon. He will be joined by Dr. Caroline Quach-Thanh, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist at the CHU Sainte-Justine and president of Quebec’s immunization committee (CIQ).

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