COVID vaccine (photo provided by Pixabay)
The first dose given to Interior Health was on December 22, and as of Friday afternoon Interior Health reports that 101,156 doses have been administered since then.
“I am so proud of our teams who simultaneously focused on tracing contacts and helping isolated people to slow the spread of COVID-19 while rolling out this COVID-19 vaccination campaign,” says Susan Brown, CEO of IH.
Interior Health residents are urged to pay close attention to dates and eligibility criteria.
As of Friday, March 26, Seniors born in 1947 or earlier or 74 and over, Indigenous people born in 1966 or 55 and over, and Indigenous Seniors can now call to make an appointment for vaccination. . Appointments can be made by calling 1-877-740-7747 between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. seven days a week.
At 100 Mile House, immunization appointments will be held at the South Cariboo Health Center. In Williams Lake, immunization appointments will be held at the Williams Lake Health Center. A full list of clinics and vaccine information for Interior Health is available on the Interior Health website.
The same vaccine eligibility applies to Northern Health. To make an appointment with Northern Health, residents can call 1-844-255-7555 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., seven days a week.
In Quesnel, appointments will take place at the GR Baker Memorial Hospital. A complete list of clinics and vaccine information for Northern Health can be found on the Northern Health website.