Nova Scotians aged 80 and over born at the end of the year can start reserving vaccines next week

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Nova Scotians aged 80 and over born at the end of the year can start reserving vaccines next week



Anyone aged 80 and over and born between September 1 and December 31 can start reserving their COVID-19 vaccine from 7 a.m. on Monday, March 22.

PRESS RELEASE
COVID-19 / HEALTH / WELL-BEING
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Anyone aged 80 and over and born between September 1 and December 31 can start reserving their COVID-19 vaccine from 7 a.m. on Monday, March 22.
In addition to the community clinic appointments available on Monday March 22, 2,600 appointments will also be open for booking at 15 additional pharmacies on Tuesday March 23. These pharmacies will be for anyone aged 80 and over and will offer the Moderna vaccine.

All Nova Scotians are encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as they are eligible.

The province’s goal remains to immunize as quickly as possible as many Nova Scotians as possible, based on age, to achieve a high level of population immunity.

COVID-19 vaccination appointments must be made online at https://www.novascotia.ca/vaccination or by phone at 1-833-797-7772. Appointments cannot be booked directly with a community clinic, pharmacy, or doctor. Walk-ins will be refused.

Fast facts:
– 10 community clinics and 15 pharmacies administer COVID-19 vaccine to all Nova Scotians aged 80 and over
– 25 pharmacies and doctors’ offices administer AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Nova Scotians aged 60 to 64

Pharmacies open for reservations Monday, March 22 for Nova Scotians aged 80 and over:
– Drugstore Pharmacy Antigonish, 26 Market St., Antigonish
– Pharmacie Guardian Elmsdale, 269 NS-214, Elmsdale
– Kyte Pharmacy, 920 Cole Harbor Road, Cole Harbor
– Lawtons Antigonish, 133, rue Church, Antigonish
– Lawtons Sheet Harbour, 22624 Nova Scotia Trunk 7, Sheet Harbour
– Lawtons Shelburne, 115 rue King, Shelburne
– Lawtons Yarmouth, 76 chemin Starrs, Yarmouth
– Medicine Shoppe Port Hawkesbury, 708, rue Reeves, unité B, Port Hawkesbury
– Pharmacy First, 266, rue Foord, Stellarton
– Sentrex Pharmacy, 110 Chain Lake Drive, Unit 3H, Halifax
– Shoppers Drug Mart Digby (Evangeline Mall), 95 Warwick St., Digby
– Shoppers Drug Mart Bridgewater, 421, rue Lahave # 300, Bridgewater
– Stones Drug Store, 491 Chebucto St., Baddeck
– TLC Pharmasave Shelburne, 157 rue Water, Shelburne
– Wilson’s Pharmasave Berwick, 213, rue Commercial, Berwick

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NOTE: The address of the Sentrex Pharmacy has been corrected by the province.

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