Traveling with Canada’s COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination

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Canada’s COVID-19 proof of vaccination shows your vaccination history in a standard, easy to read, format that includes your province’s or territory’s logo, the Canada wordmark and a QR code. The proof of vaccination can be used for travel within Canada and around the world. Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and …

Mobile Vaccination Units Visit Community Libraries

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This week from October 12 to 17, The City of Calgary Mobile Vaccination Unit is adding more visits to local libraries. Upcoming dates and locations: Oct 12 at Quarry Park Library from 11 am to 5 pm Oct 13 at Country Hills Library from 2 pm to 5:30 pm Oct 13 at Judith Umbach Library from 3 pm to 7 …

QR Code Added to COVID-19 Vaccine Record

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A secure QR code has been added to your COVID-19 vaccination record. If you downloaded your vaccination record at the end of September, many businesses are still accepting the old version without QR codes and official documentation received at immunization appointments, but you will soon need to show the updated one with a QR code on it. Please download your …

Additional Doses Available for Travellers Vaccinated with AstraZeneca or Mixed Doses.

Lisa C. Community, COVID-19, Updates

Two valid doses of any vaccine used in Alberta can provide excellent protection against COVID-19. Some jurisdictions outside of Canada have indicated that they will not accept visitors who have been vaccinated with AstraZeneca or mixed doses. So if you are an Albertan and planning to travel to such jurisdictions outside of Canada, you can now get additional doses for …

Calgary’s Vaccine Passport Bylaw

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The City of Calgary Vaccine Passport Bylaw 65M2021 requires many businesses and organizations to require proof of vaccination, recent negative COVID-19 test, or valid medical exemption letter to gain entry starting on September 23: Businesses Restaurants Nightclubs Casinos, Bingo Halls, VLT Lounges Entertainment and recreation centres, such as bowling, racing entertainment, arcades, billiards halls, other similar entertainment Museums, art galleries …

A Step-by-Step Guide on Getting Your Card-Sized Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Record

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Log onto https://myhealth.alberta.ca/MyHealthRecords Step 1: Click on “Get your vaccine card” and it will direct you to https://www.albertavaccinerecord.ca/#/. The COVIDRecords website does not require signing up for My Alberta Digital ID or MyHealth Records: Step 2: Are you seeking your card-sized vaccine record? Click on “YES”: Step 3: Fill out the required information. Your personal healthcare number, which is the …

Printout & Electronic Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Record Available through MyHealth Records

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

Starting today September 16, Albertans are able to access their COVID-19 vaccination records through MyHealth Records. They can print a copy of their card-sized COVID-19 proof of vaccination or show it on their phone or tablet. MyHealth Records may experience high traffic volume before major events and long weekends. If you need the proof of vaccination card, please plan ahead …

Scam Alert – Outdoor Adventure Vaccine Lottery

Lisa C. Community, COVID-19, Updates

Earlier in July, the Alberta government announced that Albertans aged 18+ who had their 2nd dose would have the opportunity to win the Outdoor Adventure Vaccine Lottery. Recently some Albertans have received texts saying they have won prizes in the Outdoor Adventure Vaccine Lottery and asking them to click a link. Please note that these messages are sent by scammers. …

Fully Vaccinated Foreigners Can Come to Canada If Certain Conditions Are Met

Lisa C. Citizenship & Immigration, COVID-19, Newcomer Information, Updates

Beginning September 7, foreign nationals who are fully vaccinated with Healthy Canadians approved COVID-19 vaccines may be eligible to enter Canada for discretionary (non-essential) travel. To qualify for the fully vaccinated traveller exemption, you must: be eligible to enter Canada on the specific date you enter have no signs or symptoms of COVID-19 have received the full series of an …

Third COVID-19 Doses Available for Some Albertans

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Third COVID-19 vaccine doses are now available for Seniors in congregate care facilities Albertans with eligible immunocompromising conditions. Seniors living in congregate care will be eligible to receive their third dose approximately 5 months after their second dose. Residents will receive their third doses at their facilities and don’t need to book appointments. Albertans with eligible immunocompromising conditions can receive …