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COVID-19 VACCINE BULLETIN #95

Province of Manitoba Media Bulletin


June 23, 2021


Eligibility

Today, individuals who received their first dose on or before May 31 are eligible to book their second dose. Second dose eligibility will expand tomorrow at 11:45 a.m. to include people who received their first dose on or before June 6.


Manitobans must book their appointment based on the date of their first dose or other provincial eligibility criteria. For more information, visit manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/eligibility-criteria.html#second-dose.


All people aged 12 and up are eligible to book their first-dose appointments.

Individuals can book online at protectmb.ca or by calling (toll-free) 1-844-MAN-VACC (1-844-626-8222).


Vaccine Administration

A total of 1,202,971 doses of vaccine have been administered in Manitoba.


Appointments

Parents or caregivers who have a booked Pfizer appointment can now transfer their appointment to their 12 to 17 year old child, through the provincial call centre. This is being done in response to delayed Pfizer shipments to Manitoba, since only this vaccine is currently approved for youth.


All supersites, except RBC Convention Centre, are now offering walk-in appointments. The number of walk-ins may vary by day and by site, but are approximately 10 per cent of all doses available. It is important to note that a limited number of walk-ins available on a daily basis. Sites will continue to prioritize first-dose immunizations for walk-ins when possible.


Fifteen medical clinics and pharmacies are regional hubs for second-dose AstraZeneca vaccinations. Individuals can use the online vaccine finder at https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/finder.html to find a location with available doses.


Pop-up clinics have been scheduled throughout the province in June. Indigenous people can also attend an urban Indigenous clinic led by community organizations in Winnipeg, Brandon, Thompson and Portage la Prairie.


A complete listing and searchable map is available online at 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, 1,347,420 doses of vaccine have been delivered to Manitoba. This includes:

• 917,280 doses of the Pfizer vaccine;

• 338,380 doses of the Moderna vaccine; and

• 91,760 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.


Manitoba is expecting a delivery of 87,750 doses of Pfizer vaccine this week, and three shipments of Moderna totaling 240,520 doses by early next week.


Additional Information

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.


People who received a COVID-19 vaccine outside of Manitoba should contact covidimmunizationrecordsinformation@gov.mb.ca to update their immunization information.

This email address can also be used to request other updates or corrections to a COVID-19 immunization. Individuals may also contact their local public health office with this information if needed.


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.


More information about the vaccine campaign in Manitoba is available at www.manitoba.ca/vaccine and https://protectmb.ca. For regular updates, visit https://protectmb.ca and sign up for the weekly e-newsletter.


All data in this bulletin is current as of June 22 unless noted otherwise.


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