Upcoming walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics for people aged 30+ in Lewisporte on January 13

January 10, 2022


Central Health, in partnership with the Shalloway Family Practice Network, Killick Health Services and the Town of Lewisporte would like to advise of a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic taking place at the Lion's Club in Lewisporte.


Only those individuals 30 years of age and older are eligible in this clinic.


The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommends those aged 18 to 29 years receive the Pfizer vaccine over Moderna, as a booster.


The walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic will take place at:

Location: Lewisporte Lions Club, Lewisporte

Date: Thursday, January 13, 2022

Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


There will be no need to book an appointment as this clinic will be walk-in ONLY.


Eligibility:

  • MUST be 30 years of age and older

  • Must not have symptoms

  • Eligible for first, second, or booster dose (last dose was 22 weeks ago) – received their last dose on, or before, August 12th, 2021.

These clinics are open to individuals seeking their first, second or booster dose and have not booked a vaccination appointment.

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


For the purposes of THIS CLINIC ONLY, COVID-19 booster doses are available for all individuals ages 30 years and older when at least 22 weeks has passed since completion of their primary series. As an example, if you received your second dose on August 12th, 2021, you can book your booster dose on or after January 13th, 2022.


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.


Thank you for your patience and cooperation.


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Gayle St. Croix

Director of Communications and Government Relations

Gayle.StCroix@centralhealth.nl.ca




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