Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin
July 16, 2021
A total of 9,070 doses of vaccine were administered during the July 14 walk-in Vax-A-Thon. It is estimated that 20 per cent of these walk-ins were first doses and 30 per cent of total doses were administered to youth (12 to 17 years old).
All July pop-up clinics are now listed online in the map finder at https://protectmb.ca/.
For people who prefer to book an appointment, there are thousands of Moderna appointments open and available to book as early as today. Thousands of Pfizer appointments are also available to book for later in July.
Eligible Manitobans must have their first immunization on or before Aug. 2 if they wish to be eligible to win scholarships or cash prizes in Manitoba’s first ever ‘Vax to Win Lottery’. Currently, 77.2 per cent of Manitobans are eligible for the first draw. More information about the lottery is available at https://protectmb.ca/.
All people aged 12 and up are now eligible to make their first or second dose appointment. The date of the second appointment must be at least 28 days after the first vaccination. For more information, visit https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/eligibility-criteria.html#second-dose.
Individuals can book online at https://protectmb.ca/ or by calling (toll-free) 1-844-MAN-VACC (1-844-626-8222).
A total of 1,647,353 doses of vaccine have been administered in Manitoba.
Appointments and Walk-ins
Parents, caregivers or other adults who have a booked Pfizer appointment can continue to transfer their appointment to a 12- to 17-year-old youth, through the provincial call centre.
Fifteen medical clinics and pharmacies are regional hubs for AstraZeneca vaccinations. Individuals can use the online vaccine finder at https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/finder.html to find a location with available doses.
A complete listing and searchable map of all vaccine sites, including urban Indigenous clinics and pop-up clinics, is available online at https://protectmb.ca/. Eligible individuals can book their appointments at these sites online, or by calling (toll-free) 1-844-626-8222 (1-844-MAN-VACC).
Vaccine Supply and Distribution
To date, 2,078,870 doses of vaccine have been delivered to Manitoba. This includes: • 1,178,190 doses of the Pfizer vaccine; • 808,920 doses of the Moderna vaccine; and • 91,760 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
To be considered fully immunized, individuals require two doses of vaccine. These can be the same or different brands of vaccine. Individuals who are fully vaccinated can now request a digital or physical immunization card. For more information, visit https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/immunization-record.html#immunization-cards.
Individuals who need to update any missing or inaccurate information on their immunization records or apply for an immunization card can use the e-form at https://forms.gov.mb.ca/covid-immunization-record-request/ or call 1-844-MAN-VACC (1-844-626-8222) and follow the prompts.
Manitobans are reminded to fill out a second consent form for their second dose appointment. To fill out and print the consent forms before your appointment, visit https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/resources.html#forms.
All data in this bulletin is current as of July 15 unless noted otherwise.
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