COVID-19 VACCINE BULLETIN #107
Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin
July 21, 2021
For young people aged 12 to 17 to be fully immunized for their return to school in the fall, they should receive their first vaccine by Tuesday, July 27. This allows for the minimum 28 days between doses and two weeks after the second dose for the best immune response. There are more than 29,000 Pfizer appointments available from now to the end of July.
All people aged 12 and up are now eligible for their first or second dose. 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.
A total of 1,689,039 doses of vaccine have been administered in Manitoba.
Appointments and Walk-Ins
There are thousands of Moderna and Pfizer appointments open and available to book as early as today.
From July 24 to 30, pop-up clinics will be located at the following campgrounds and provincial parks located in the Prairie Mountain Health region: • July 24 – Sandy Lake and Oak Lake beach; • July 25 – Clear Lake; • July 27 – Rivers Campground; • July 28 – Onanole, Clear Lake and Adam Lake; • July 29 – Lake Metigoshe; and • July 30 – Ninette.
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, 2,187,680 doses of vaccine have been delivered to Manitoba. This includes: • 1,287,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine; • 808,920 doses of the Moderna vaccine; and • 91,760 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Eligible Manitobans must have their first immunization on or before Aug. 2 to be eligible to win scholarships or cash prizes in Manitoba’s first ever ‘Vax to Win Lottery’. Currently, nearly 78 per cent of Manitobans are eligible for the first draw.
Applications are still being accepted for the ProtectMB Community Outreach and Incentive Grants. Up to $20,000 is available to organizations, businesses, schools and other groups with a connection to a community with lower vaccine uptake. More information can be found at https://protectmb.ca/grant-applications/.
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.
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