Provincial health officer Dr Bonnie Henry said on Monday that the second dose was of concern if someone did not get their first vaccine through the age-based system.
Good news for British Columbia’s mass immunization program
“It helps to register again, just once, but if you register more than once, the system will recognize it,” Henry said.
“Once you register, your dose will be reserved for you once the schedule is available.”
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Starting Monday, anyone registered on the website aged 54 and over can start scheduling their vaccine appointments.
Henry said more vaccines are expected to arrive from this week and appointments will speed up.
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To date, health workers have delivered 1,877,330 doses of the three COVID vaccines available in the province: Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca. Of these, 91,731 are second doses.
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