Vaccine Eligibility

COVID-19: Nova Scotia expands vaccine eligibility to people aged 30 and older

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

Nova Scotians aged 30 and older are now able to book an appointment to receive a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. While the change wasn’t announced in a news release or on the province’s vaccine appointment booking website on Monday morning, available appointments were showing up for that age …

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COVID-19: Nearly 50% of MLHU adults have first dose, all adults to be eligible in 2 weeks

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

Nearly half of all adults within the Middlesex-London Health Unit‘s jurisdiction have already had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and access to vaccines is set to expand significantly in the next two weeks. London Mayor Ed Holder said Thursday that there’s been “incredible uptake of vaccines …

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Vaccine eligibility expands for at-risk conditions, essential workers, 40+ in London-Middlesex

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

Starting Tuesday, COVID-19 vaccine eligibility will expand to those with at-risk health conditions as well as essential workers who cannot work from home in London and Middlesex. According to a release from the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU), the expansion will take place at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Read more: London …

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Manitoba opens COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all Indigenous people over 18

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

Manitoba public health officials have opened up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all Indigenous adults in the province. The move means all First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples over the age of 18 can book an appointment for the shot starting at 11:45 a.m. Monday. Read more: Manitoba further expands …

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Winnipeg cancer patients unable to get COVID-19 vaccine despite risks

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A Winnipeg man with terminal cancer wants to know why the Manitoba government isn’t prioritizing people like him for the coronavirus vaccine. Tim Fennell, 39, was diagnosed with bladder cancer last March as lockdowns were just beginning. Surgery to remove his bladder in the summer temporarily got rid of …

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Pregnant women not a COVID-19 vaccine priority while variants make them more sick

Pregnant women not a COVID-19 vaccine priority while variants make them more sick

Taylor Toni is pregnant with her first child, due in a matter of weeks. It’s a timeline she says she can rely on, unlike Manitoba’s vaccine rollout. “I would get it as soon as I could,” Toni said of the COVID-19 vaccine. Although pregnant women originally qualified on the province’s vaccine …

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