PSA: New Year brings more COVID-19 vaccine and booster clinics to Happy Valley-Goose Bay

January 2, 2022

PUBLIC ADVISORY
New Year brings more COVID-19 vaccine and booster clinics to Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Labrador-Grenfell Health encourages residents in the Happy Valley-Goose Bay area to start the New Year with a healthy choice by booking appointments for COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. Boosters and primary series doses (first and second shots) will be available for eligible children, teens, and adults.

COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Clinics Mealy Mountain Collegiate
(1 Voisey Drive, Happy Valley-Goose Bay)

Monday, January 3rd
10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 4th
10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 5th
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Who is eligible?

  • Individuals 18 years of age and older are recommended to receive a booster dose of an mRNA vaccine at least 22 weeks (154 days) after their second dose.
  • Moderately to severely immunocompromised are encouraged to get vaccinated with a primary series (three doses) of an mRNA vaccine at least eight weeks apart.
  • Five years of age and older are encouraged to get vaccinated with a primary series (two doses) of an mRNA vaccine at least eight weeks apart.
  • Individuals 17 years of age and younger are not recommended to receive a booster dose at this time. The latest evidence suggests vaccine effectiveness against infection with COVID-19 is decreasing over time following completion of the primary series.

To book your vaccine or booster appointment, visitĀ https://www.lghealth.ca/vaccine

Helpful COVID-19 Information:
COVID-19 informationĀ www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19

Media Contact:
Labrador-Grenfell Health Communications
E: [email protected] T: 587.645.0947