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Pop-up Vaccine Clinics Planned For The Parkland This Week

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There will be several pop-up clinics in the Parkland this week allowing area residents an opportunity to access their first or second dose of either the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

A pop-up clinic is set for Gilbert Plains at the Medical Clinic at 100 Cutforth St N, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A Dauphin clinic is planned for the Dauphin Market Place Mall parking lot, Sept. 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Finally, a Roblin clinic will be held at the Life and Art Centre at 106 3rd Ave E, Sept. 24 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

As well, walk-in and booked appointments will take place at the Dauphin Vaccine Supersite in the Ukrainian Orthodox Hall Sept. 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

You can book your appointment by calling toll-free to 1-844-626-8222. Brandon and Dauphin Supersite appointments can also book online at https://protectmb.ca/.

People can book for others but require that individuals Manitoba Health card number.

Pfizer vaccine first dose eligibility is anyone born on or before December 31, 2009, while Moderna vaccine first dose eligibility is those 18 years and older.

Second-dose eligibility for both vaccines is at least 28 days after your first shot. Anyone who received a first dose of AstraZeneca can receive a second dose of Moderna or Pfizer.

Consent forms are required for both doses and need to be brought to appointments.

To download the consent form, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/vaccine/resources.html. Copies of the consent forms are also available at PMH health care facilities and town and RM offices in the region.

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