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Iqaluit COVID-19 vaccine clinic dates for new eligibility list

08 August 2022

Public Service Announcement

Iqaluit COVID-19 vaccine clinic dates for new eligibility list

The COVID-19 vaccine is Nunavut’s best protection against this virus, and all Nunavummiut are encouraged to be vaccinated as soon as they are eligible.

From August 8 to August 19, Iqaluit Public Health will be holding a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for the following age groups:

  • All children aged 4 years old.
  • Those between 6 months and 4 years old who:
    • Are considered to have an immunosuppression,
    • Have severe lung or heart disease​,
    • Undergoing treatment for cancer; and/or​
    • Are taking medications that suppress the immune system.

Moderna COVID-19 pediatric vaccines will be administered by appointment only during the following times:

  • Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Iqaluit Public Health is located in Building 1091 near the old airport terminal. Book an appointment by calling 975-4810. A parent or guardian must accompany the child to the appointment, to give consent for the vaccination.

Physical distancing, hand hygiene and enhanced cleaning practices will be in place to help keep everyone healthy. For the protection of yourself and the community, wear a mask to your appointment.

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Media Contact:

Chris Puglia
Manager, Communications
Department of Health
867-975-5949
cpuglia@gov.nu.ca

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