Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin
November 8, 2021
For most people who are now able to receive a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, a minimum of six months must pass between the second and third doses. More information about third dose recommendations, including dose intervals and where to get the vaccine, is available at https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/eligibility-criteria.html#third.
Individuals who are unsure of when their second dose was received can check their immunization record at https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/immunizationrecord/residents.html#immunization-records.
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 2,104,732 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 https://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.
Pan-Canadian Proof of Vaccination Credential
The Manitoba immunization app has been updated to include the pan-Canadian proof of vaccination credential (PVC). For more information about the PVC, visit https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/immunizationrecord/residents.html#pvc.
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.
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