COVID-19 VACCINE BULLETIN #134
Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin
October 27, 2021
The province is expanding recommendations for third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to include residents of congregate elderly persons housing. There are more than 500 sites across the province and regional health authorities will be working with them in the coming weeks to implement. Pan-Canadian Proof of Vaccination Credential Fully vaccinated people in Manitoba can now apply to receive the new pan-Canadian Proof of Vaccination Credential (PVC), which can be used when travelling domestically or internationally. For more information, visit: https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/immunizationrecord/residents.html#pvc. Vaccine Clinics Two pop-up vaccine clinics are being held in Winnipeg Oct. 30 and 31:
centre court, CF Polo Park, 1485 Portage Ave.; and
near Hudson’s Bay, St. Vital Centre, 1225 St. Mary’s Rd.
Both clinics will operate each day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. No appointments are necessary. Eligibility The current recommendations for third doses of COVID-19 vaccine, including locations where they can be administered, are online at: https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/eligibility-criteria.html#third. Eligibility for first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine continues to include anyone born on or before Dec. 31, 2009. Vaccine Administration, Supply and Distribution The super site in Gimli is now closed and a pop-up clinic has opened at the Gimli Multipurpose Building at 17B North Colonization Rd. Appointments are currently being taken for Friday, Oct. 29. Hours of operation are 12:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A total of 2,072,870 doses of vaccine have been administered in Manitoba. Manitoba vaccine sites are offering walk-in and appointment-based vaccinations for COVID-19 and seasonal flu. Eligible individuals can book their appointments online or by calling (toll-free) 1-844-626-8222 (1-844-MAN-VACC). For hours and days of operation, visit: www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/vaccine/finder.html. 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 More information about the vaccine campaign in Manitoba is available at www.manitoba.ca/vaccine and https://protectmb.ca. For more information about COVID-19 immunization records and cards, visit: https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/immunizationrecord/index.html. - 30 -