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Sask. expands booster dose eligibility

Posted on 28 September 2021 by Contributed
Booster eligibility grows in Sask.; numbers still high

In September, Saskatchewan launched the COVID-19 booster program, with residents of long-term and personal care homes and certain immuno-compromised populations eligible. 

Starting October 4, phase two of the booster program begins.  Eligible residents include: 

Those eligible for medical reasons will receive a letter from the Ministry of Health or their physician with instructions on how to receive the booster. Eligible residents must present the letter before immunization will be administered.

Those eligible for booster shots are encouraged to visit a pharmacy or pop-up clinic opportunity listed on the SHA website. Online booking is not yet available for booster doses.

Note that if you have already received a third dose for travel or in a long-term care or personal-care home setting, you do not require a fourth dose.  The third dose already received provides the necessary increased protection; you do not need any further doses at this time.

Additional populations eligible for booster vaccinations will be announced in the coming weeks. 

COVID-19 Summary for September 28, 2021: 

Daily provincial COVID-19 statistics by age, date and geographic zones including active cases, recoveries, confirmed variants of concern and vaccination information can be found at http://www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-cases.

Stick it to COVID – Get Your Vaccination

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is holding pop-up and walk-in vaccination clinics throughout the province, targeting under- and unvaccinated communities.  With increased demand for vaccination, the SHA is adding vaccination clinics.  Watch for details on clinic locations and times listed on the SHA website.  Please note clinics are subject to change based on demand, weather, etc.  Any changes to clinic hours and location will be updated online.

A map of pharmacies participating in COVID-19 vaccinations is available at http://www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-pharmacies.  

General COVID-19 Information

General public inquiries may be directed to COVID19@health.gov.sk.ca.

Booster eligibility grows in Sask.; numbers still high

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