Vaccination

COVID-19 vaccines providing much needed mental health boost after troublesome year

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

They’re becoming increasingly common online — people’s COVID-19 vaccine happy dances, for lack of a better term. LOVE the enthusiasm!! #StickItToCOVID #yqr https://t.co/AKiMDnwg7G — Evraz Place Live (@evrazplacelive) May 14, 2021 Be it fist-pumping through the sunroof while in line at the Regina drive-thru vaccination clinic, or dancing to …

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Quebec counts 716 new COVID-19 infections, 2 more deaths as vaccinations top 4.3 million

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec is reporting 716 new COVID-19 cases and two additional virus-related deaths Sunday. The daily case count in the province has been under the 800 mark for most of the week, aside from Friday, which saw a slight jump with 838 cases. READ MORE: Will you need a yearly COVID-19 …

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Maritime families concerned elderly relitives haven’t been vaccinated in hospital

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Families in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick say they’re worried about their elderly loved ones who have been hospitalized for weeks but not yet given their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. John McKay’s mother-in-law is in her early eighties. He says she’s been an inpatient at Nova Scotia’s …

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Montreal walk-in vaccinations available to those 25 and over

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

As of 6 a.m. Thursday, people lined up at the Palais des Congres de Montreal to take advantage of the walk-in vaccination offer against COVID-19. The regional health authority announced Wednesday in a press release that starting at 8 a.m. Thursday, walk-in vaccinations would be available to all those …

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COVID-19: Mass vaccination site in Montreal opens up space for walk-ins

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A mass vaccination site at Palais des congrès in Montreal is opening up spots to accommodate those without appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. The CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, the regional health authority overseeing the site, said as of Thursday it will be freeing up a few hundred spots on a …

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‘One-dose spring, two-dose summer’ in Saskatchewan, Scott Moe says

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said high vaccination rates will help lead the province to its three-step reopening roadmap. Moe said the province is on the way to a “one-dose spring … two-dose summer” during a COVID-19 briefing Tuesday. His remark was made in response to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s …

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COVID-19: Quebec reports under 1,000 new cases for a week straight as hospitalizations continue to drop

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec reported 960 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday and six more virus-related deaths. This marks the seventh consecutive day that the daily tally of new infections has been under 1,000 as the province deals with the third wave of the pandemic. One of the six deaths was recorded …

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COVID-19: Quebec reports 958 new cases, 7 deaths as hospitalizations drop

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec reported 958 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday and seven more virus-related deaths. It marks the sixth consecutive day that the daily tally of new infections has been under 1,000 as the province deals with the third wave of the pandemic. One of the seven deaths was recorded in …

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COVID-19: Pallister walks back plan to vaccinate Manitoba teachers in North Dakota

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Premier Brian Pallister has backed off a plan that would have seen teachers and other school workers vaccinated against COVID-19 in North Dakota. At a press conference last Thursday, Pallister said the province was working on a deal to allow teachers to drive into North Dakota, where vaccines are …

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People aged 30+ living in Summerland, Rutland eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

People aged 30+ living in Summerland, Rutland eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Interior Health announced Friday morning that residents who live in Summerland or Kelowna’s Rutland neighbourhood are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. The health authority said those areas are currently considered high-transmission neighbourhoods. People hoping to get the vaccine are being told to register, so they can be notified when …

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