Please see below Public Advisory from Labrador Grenfell Health

April 7, 2021

PUBLIC ADVISORY
COVID-19 Immunization Appointments Available for Priority Groups Across the Labrador-Grenfell Health Region

Labrador-Grenfell Health is advising the public that COVID-19 vaccination appointments for priority groups continue to be available across the region.

Individuals from the following groups are encouraged to book an appointment:
• Adults (18 years of age and older) who identify as Indigenous;
• Adults 60 years of age and older:
• Adults in marginalized populations where infection could have disproportionate consequences (e.g., people experiencing homelessness or with precarious housing arrangements);
• First responders (including career and volunteer fire fighters, police officers, border services, and search and rescue crew);
• Frontline health care workers who may come into direct contact with patients (includes private health care workers and home support workers); and
• Staff, residents, and essential visitors at congregate living settings (shelters, group homes, transition houses, correctional facilities, and children or youth residential settings).

To Book an Appointment please use one of the following options:
 Online self-registration
Health Myself (click on the below link

https://portal.healthmyself.net/nllabradorgrenfellhealth/forms/ddM
Authorization Code – BGLDSTRNG21
Select appointment type “Covid-19 Vaccine Dose 1 (by invitation only)”

Phone
1-833-960-3643

Clinic Locations:
Labrador West – O’Brien Hall and Labrador City Public Health Office
Churchill Falls – Churchill Falls Community Clinic
Happy Valley-Goose Bay – Labrador Health Centre Public Health Office and Royal Canadian Legion
St. Anthony – Lion’s Club
Roddickton Bide-Arm – White Bay Central Health Centre and Roddickton Apostolic Group Building
Flower’s Cove – Strait of Belle Isle Health Centre

Labrador-Grenfell Health is following provincial and national guidance on COVID-19 vaccination for priority populations. More information regarding continued implementation will be shared in the coming weeks. While waiting for your opportunity for vaccination, and after vaccination, it is important for everyone to continue to follow public health guidance to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your communities.

This includes:
o Wearing a mask and keeping 2 metres distance;

o Washing your hands frequently; o Respecting public health guidance on gatherings, travel and quarantine. o Staying home and calling 8-11 if you feel sick;

Labrador-Grenfell Health will continue to communicate as additional vaccine information becomes available. Please check our website at www.lghealth.ca/vaccine to stay up-to-date.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, please visit Health Canada. For up-to-date information around the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19

Media Contact:

Amanda MacNeil
Regional Director of Communications, Labrador-Grenfell Health
E: [email protected]