Coming Soon: Drop-in COVID-19 Immunization Clinics in NE Calgary

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Still haven’t received your first and second shot? You no longer need to make appointments for first and second dose COVID-19 immunization! Alberta Health Services (AHS) is offering no-appointment, first and second dose COVID-19 immunization clinics with Moderna and Pfizer vaccine for people aged 12+ in north east Calgary in August. People born in 2009 or earlier who have not …

COVID-19 Immunization at Telus Convention Centre to Close July 30

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Alberta Health Services (AHS) has recently announced that the Calgary Telus Convention Centre rapid-flow COVID-19 immunization clinic will be closing on Friday, July 30, at 7 p.m. AHS staff who are currently supporting the Calgary Telus Convention Centre will be transferring to other AHS immunization sites. Serving as the largest immunization clinic in the city, more than 400,000 immunizations have …

You are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19. Now what?

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Canada’s vaccine strategy has prevented many COVID-19 cases and helped to save many lives, by protecting us as individuals and as a community. This summer in Canada, cases are low and vaccine coverage is high for one dose and increasing for the second. Alberta entered Stage 3 of the Open for Summer Plan on July, Canada Day, and the City …

First Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Walk-ins This Weekend

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Vaccine Outreach Clinics are available at various community locations this weekend. Get your 1st Dose COVID Vaccination. No appointment is needed. Just drop by! Akram Jomaa Islamic Centre – AJIC, June 25, 10 am to 3 pm. Address: 2624 37 Avenue NE Calgary. Batun Nur Mosque, June 25, 2:30 pm to 5 pm. Address: 4353 54 Ave NE, Calgary Somali …

Received Your 1st Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine in April? Book for Your 2nd Dose Now!

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Albertans who received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in April are now eligible to book their second appointment. Your will need the date of your first immunization and type of vaccine you received to book your 2nd dose appointment. Expect an automatic phone call and/text message, if you are eligible for the 2nd dose and consented to be contacted …

What You Need to Know about the 2nd Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

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A single dose of COVID-19 vaccine offers at least 80% protection against severe outcomes, including hospitalization and death. However, second doses are needed to get the best and most long-lasting protection. You should get their second dose as soon as you become eligible. Received Your 1st Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine in March? You Can Book for the 2nd Dose Now. …

Received Your 1st Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine in March? You Can Book for the 2nd Dose Now!

Lisa C. Community, COVID-19, Daily Life, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Starting June 1, 2021, Albertans who received their 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine in March are eligible to book their 2nd dose appointment. Your will need the date of your first immunization and type of vaccine you received to book your 2nd dose appointment. Expect an automatic phone call and/text message, if you are eligible for the 2nd dose and …

COVID-19 Alberta Statistics – Interactive Data on COVID-19 Cases & Vaccine Coverage

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You can now use the new interactive map to check out Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine coverage? The following information is updated for local geographical areas: percentage of individuals with one dose percentage of fully immunized individuals total number of doses administered Here is a screenshot. Click on it and you will be directed to Alberta government’s website to view the interactive …

COVID-19 Mythbusters

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Misinformation is harmful during an ongoing pandemic. Get the facts straight! ❌ MYTH: Alcohol in hand sanitizers are harmful. ✔️ FACT: Alcohol-based sanitizers are safe for everyone to use. Alcohols in the sanitizers have not been shown to create any relevant health issues. Little alcohol is absorbed into the skin when you use alcohol-based sanitizers. ❌MYTH: Taking a hot bath …

Alberta’s COVID-19 Vaccination Open to 30 + and 12 +

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The government of Alberta has planned out the provincial vaccination program and stages. Visit https://www.alberta.ca/covid19-vaccine.aspx#phases to check out the phases and learn when it is your turn to get vaccinated! Alberta’s vaccination rollout program is expanding eligibility to all Albertans 12+ to protect themselves and prevent the spread. To avoid overwhelming the booking system, appointments will staggered into two age …