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Posted: June 24, 2021

Mobile immunization clinics coming to region

Interior Health’s (IH) mobile immunization clinic will be making stop in the East Kootenay between June 27 and June 30.

The clinics will be in Jaffray on June 27; Sparwood and Elkford June 29; and Canal Flats June 30.

The clinics are for anyone in these areas who has not yet received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

No advance appointments are necessary for these walk-up clinics.

Drop-In Vaccinations

Jaffray Community Hall, 7375 Jaffray Village Loop Road

Monday, June 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For: People in the Jaffray and Grasmere area who are born in 2009 or earlier, and who have not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Sparwood Curling Rink, 367 Pine Avenue

Tuesday, June 29 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For: People in the Sparwood and Elkford area who are born in 2009 or earlier, and who have not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Canal Flats Community Hall/Pavilion, 8909 Dunn Street

Wednesday, June 30 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For: People in the Canal Flats area who are born in 2009 or earlier, and who have not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Interior Health’s mobile immunization clinics are a partnership with the British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA), and are travelling through the Interior region, making stops in over 40 communities along the way.

How to get your first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

  1. Attend one of IH’s mobile immunization clinics in your community.
  2. Register online by visiting the provincial website at www.getvaccinated.gov.bc.ca/, call 1-833-838-2323, or visit Service BC office listed here, and then book an appointment.
  3. Attend an immunization clinic during drop-in hours.

How to get your second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

To get your second dose, you need to book an appointment. If you registered with the Get Vaccinated provincial registration system for your first dose, you will be notified to book an appointment for your second dose approximately 8 weeks from the date you received your first dose.

If you received your first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before the provincial registration system was available (April 6), register for your second dose at www.getvaccinated.gov.bc.ca.

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