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COVID-19 Vaccination Available for First Responders and Frontline Essential Workers

Central Health would like to advise that vaccination appointments are now available to the following groups:

  • Frontline essential workers, specifically those who have direct contact with the public and who cannot work from home in Alert level Five. Only those who are 16 and older by December 31, 2021 can be vaccinated at this time. Frontline service workers include, among others, retail/grocery store employees, teachers, school bus drivers.

  • First responders include career and volunteer firefighters, police officers, border services and search and rescue crew.

First responders and frontline essential workers are invited to book an appointment for their first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine by following these steps: Please click the following link or copy and paste the link into the address bar of an internet browser (Google Chrome is the preferred browser

  • Complete the eligibility questionnaire and consent.

  • Select and book a vaccine appointment at their preferred clinic location. Vaccination is also available for the following groups (read more here):

Residents are reminded that they should not book an appointment if they do not meet criteria for one of these groups.

Individuals will know when the clinics are full when there are no longer any available appointment slots available in the online system. If an appointment is no longer available in the community/clinic of choice, more clinics will be available in the future. However, people should continue to check Central Health’s website as we are continuing to add clinics weekly.

You should not 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.


Media contact:

Gayle St. Croix

Director, Communications



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