COVID-19 VACCINE BULLETIN #135
Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin
November 1, 2021
The Manitoba immunization app has been updated to include the Pan-Canadian proof of vaccination credential (PVC). Fully vaccinated people in Manitoba can now apply to receive the new Pan-Canadian proof of vaccination credential (PVC). Some individuals may notice that the lot number of one or more vaccine doses may not be displayed on the PVC. If you plan to use the PVC for travel, it may be important for this information to be shown. Use the online form at: https://forms.gov.mb.ca/covid-immunization-record-request/index.html or call 1-844-MAN-VACC (1-844-626-8222) to request to have your lot number updated. For more information about the PVC, visit: https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/immunizationrecord/residents.html#pvc. AstraZeneca The province is anticipating a delivery of AstraZeneca by mid-November. Currently, there are no AstraZeneca doses in the province, but ample supply of both Pfizer and Moderna. If an individual received AstraZeneca for their first dose, it is recommended that their second dose be an mRNA vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) unless otherwise directed by a health care provider. Eligibility The current recommendations for third doses of COVID-19 vaccine, including where they can be administered, is 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 A total of 2,082,127 doses of vaccine have been administered in Manitoba. Manitoba vaccine sites are offering walk-in and appointment-based vaccinations for COVID 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 -