NSHA offering no-appointment vaccine clinics for kids ages 5-11

Nova Scotia Health’s COVID-19 vaccine outreach clinics will be offering drop-in vaccination (Pfizer) for children 5 to 11 years old in Central Zone to help support vaccine accessibility.

The clinics are open to anyone age 5 to 11 for their first or second dose at the following locations, at the following times. Please note that these clinics will not have adult doses of vaccine on site.

The North Grove (140-6 Primrose St., Dartmouth)
Monday, Dec. 13 from 3 to 7 p.m.

Sackville Public Library (636 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville)
Tuesday, Dec. 14 from 3 to 7 p.m.

Keshen Goodman Public Library (330 Lacewood Dr., Halifax)
Wednesday, Dec. 15 from 3 to 7p.m.

Woodlawn Public Library (31 Eisner Blvd. Dartmouth)
Thursday, Dec. 16 from 3 to 7 p.m.

YMCA Centre for Immigrant Programs (104-7071 Bayers Rd., Halifax)
Friday, Dec. 17 from 3 to 7 p.m.

Halifax North Memorial Public Library (2285 Gottingen St., Halifax)
Tuesday, Dec. 21 from 4 to 8 p.m.

St. Andrew’s Community Centre (3380 Barnstead Ln., Halifax)
Tuesday, Dec. 21 from 1 to 6 p.m.

Captain William Spry Community Centre (16 Sussex St, Halifax)
Thursday, Dec. 23 from 1 to 6 p.m.

*Children 5 to 11 must wait a minimum of eight weeks between their first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

Parents/guardians will be asked to provide their child’s health card number (if they have one) at the vaccine clinic. Due to limited space, we ask that only one support person accompany each child.
For those with mobility challenges, special needs, and/or have significant anxiety about needles, please notify clinic team members on site.

Transportation to and from vaccine appointments can be organized through Rural Rides for $5 return. Visit https://ruralrides.ca/ to find the nearest provider. Transportation must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.

All eligible Nova Scotians are encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible.

Up-to-date information around COVID-19 cases and resources can be found www.novascotia.ca/coronavirus

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