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COVID-19 immunization program for elderly is coming to Labrador

The coming weeks will see more COVID-19 vaccines arriving and being administered in the province, Health Minister Dr. John Haggie said Wednesday. SALTWIRE NETWORK FILE PHOTO
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Moderna vaccine available to people 75 or older

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. —

Labrador's senior citizens over the age of 75 will have the opportunity to be immunized against COVID-19 as of Feb. 8 as Labrador-Grenfell health continues its vaccination program.  

Vaccinations will be available at the Labrador Health Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador West Health in Lab City, the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony, White Bay Central Health Centre in Roddickton, the Straight of Belle Isle Health Centre in Flower's Cove, and Churchill Fall’s Community Clinic.  

The health authority says the clinic will be using the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and that it is important for patients to be available to receive their second dose 28 days after the first. 

Seniors wishing to book an appointment must do so between Feb. 1-5 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. NST, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. AST) by calling (709) 454-6268. After February 5, individuals may call their local Public Health Department during regular business hours. 

For more information visit lghealth.ca/vaccine to stay up-to-date.


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