Central Health introducing walk-in opportunities at all COVID-19 vaccination sites

Central Health would like to advise it will be introducing walk-in opportunities for COVID-19 vaccination at all of its vaccination sites throughout the Central Newfoundland region starting August 5, 2021.


Walk-in vaccinations will be open to those 12-39 years of age, with the possibility of expansion in the future, and will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the following dates and locations:


Thursday, August 5

· Baie Verte – College of the North Atlantic

· Botwood – Botwood Roman Catholic Church Hall

· Gander – Gander Pentecostal Church Sanctuary

· Glovertown – Glovertown Lions Club

· New-Wes-valley- Valleyfield Pentecostal Church

· Springdale -Springdale Salvation Army Church

· St. Albans – St. Alban’s Lions Club


Monday, August 9

· Glovertown – Glovertown Lions Club


Tuesday, August 10

· Lewisporte – Lewisporte Salvation Army

· Botwood – Botwood Roman Catholic Church

· Gander – Gander Pentecostal Church Sanctuary

· Grand Falls-Windsor – St. Joseph’s Parish Hall

· Glovertown – Glovertown Lions Club

· Springdale – Springdale Salvation Army

· St. Alban’s – St. Alban’s Lions Club


Wednesday, August 11

· Botwood – Botwood Roman Catholic Church

· Grand Falls-Windsor – St. Joseph’s Parish Hall

· New-Wes-Valley – Valleyfield Pentecostal Church

· Twillingate – Twillingate United Church Hall


Thursday, August 12

· Lewisporte – Lewisporte Salvation Army

· Baie Verte – College of the North Atlantic

· Gander – Gander Pentecostal Church Sanctuary

· New-Wes-Valley – Valleyfield Pentecostal Church

· Springdale – Springdale Salvation Army

· Twillingate – Twillingate United Church Hall


Friday, August 13

· Baie Verte – College of the North Atlantic


These clinics are open to individuals seeking their first or second dose and have not booked a vaccination appointment. Please note there will be a limited number of walk-in appointments available at each site.


Individuals who had Moderna, Pfizer, or AZ as a first dose can avail of walk-in vaccinations as long as their first dose was given at least 28 days prior.


People should continue to check Central Health’s website as we are continuing to add clinics weekly. Those wishing to book an appointment at these clinics can still do so by clicking here or calling 1-833-961-3749.

You should not take part in a walk-in clinic or schedule an appointment for a vaccine if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Instead, complete a COVID-19 Assessment and referral by clicking here.


While waiting for your opportunity for vaccination, and after vaccination, it is important for everyone to continue to follow public health guidance to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your communities including:

· Wearing a mask in public

· Washing your hands frequently

· Respecting public health guidance on gatherings, travel and quarantine · Completing the online self-assessment at https://www.811healthline.ca/ or calling 811 if you are experiencing one or more symptoms of COVID-19 to arrange testing.


Central Health will continue to communicate as additional vaccine information becomes available and more clinics are set up. For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, please visit Health Canada. For up-to-date information on the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19.



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Gayle St. Croix

Director of Communications and Government Relations

Central Health

Gayle.StCroix@centralhealth.nl.ca

cell: (709) 572 1165

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