• Myrna Driedger

COVID-19 VACCINE BULLETIN #121

Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin


September 8, 2021


In partnership with the City of Winnipeg, two mobile vaccination clinics will be held this weekend:

  • Saturday, Sept. 11., Assiniboine Park, Pavilion parking lot, from noon to 5 p.m., and

  • Sunday, Sept. 12., Kildonan Park, on the service road between the pool and Rainbow Stage, from noon to 5 p.m.

Youth Immunization

Currently, 1,300 youth immunization catch-up appointments have been booked at provincial vaccine sites. Many appointments are still available for immunizations such as HPV, hepatitis B, meningococcal disease and tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. Appointments can be made at many provincial vaccine sites online or by contacting the vaccine call centre at 1-844-MAN-VACC (1-844-626-8222).

Eligibility

Eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine includes anyone born on or before Dec. 31, 2009.  The date of someone’s second appointment must be at least 28 days after the first.

Vaccine Administration, Supply and Distribution

A total of 1,927,978 doses of vaccine have been administered in Manitoba.    

All Manitoba supersites are offering walk-in and appointment-based vaccinations. For hours and days of operation, visit https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/vaccine/finder.html. Eligible individuals can book their appointments at these sites online, or by calling (toll-free) 1-844-626-8222 (1-844-MAN-VACC). 

Vaccine sites in the province are considered clinical areas and mask wearing is required.

To date, 2,435,830 doses of vaccine have been delivered to Manitoba. This includes:

• 1,534,950 doses of the Pfizer vaccine;    

• 808,920 doses of the Moderna vaccine; and  

• 91,960 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.     

Additional Information   

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/.

More information about the vaccine campaign in Manitoba is available at

www.manitoba.ca/vaccineand https://protectmb.ca.  

For more information about COVID-19 immunization records and cards, visit

https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/immunizationrecord/index.html.

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