Eligibility to reserve COVID-19 vaccines in Saskatchewan has been further expanded.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority said that at 8 a.m. on Thursday, people aged 62 and older are eligible to reserve their vaccine.
The eligible age was lowered to people aged 65 or over on Wednesday morning.
Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Overview
People 50 and older living in the Northern Saskatchewan Administrative District, all other Phase 1 healthcare workers, and people with underlying health conditions who are clinically extremely vulnerable through a letter from eligibility, continue to be eligible to reserve vaccines.
Anyone aged 65 or over can use their health card to book online at any time.
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Online reservation is not currently available for any other vaccine eligible category.
Reservations can be made by contacting 1-833-SASKVAX (1-833-727-5829) between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m.
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Health officials said they are also targeting certain group homes for vaccinations and are in discussions about vaccination options for those residents.
SHA says people under 80 who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 90 days, or those who have received another vaccine in the past 14 days, are not eligible to receive the vaccine COVID-19.
As of Tuesday, 149,209 doses of the vaccine had been administered in Saskatchewan, according to health officials.
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