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Media Bulletin - Manitoba

September 29, 2021

COVID-19 VACCINE BULLETIN #127



Eligibility

Third-dose eligibility includes: 

  • all residents and staff of First Nation personal care homes,
  • people who are immunocompromised, 
  • people who require a third dose for travel, or 
  • individuals who previously received doses of vaccines that are not approved by Health Canada 

In October, third doses of vaccine will also be offered to personal care home residents throughout the province. For more information about third doses, visit https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/eligibility-criteria.html#third.  

Eligibility for first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine continues to include anyone born on or before Dec. 31, 2009. 

Vaccine Administration, Supply and Distribution

A total of 1,978,661 doses of vaccine have been administered in Manitoba.

Manitoba super sites are offering walk-in and appointment-based vaccinations. For hours and days of operation, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/vaccine/finder.html. Eligible individuals can book their appointments at these sites online, or by calling (toll-free) 1-844-626-8222 (1-844-MAN-VACC). 

Over the next several weeks, COVID-19 immunizations are also available to eligible young people at school-based clinics. For more information, visit https://protectmb.ca/school-immunizations/.   

To date, 2,435,830 doses of vaccine have been delivered to Manitoba. This includes:

  • 1,534,950 doses of the Pfizer vaccine;
  • 808,920 doses of the Moderna vaccine; and 
  • 91,960 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Additional Information

Second-round winners of the Vax To Win lottery will be announced in early October. To have been eligible, people must have received their second vaccination on or before Sept. 6. For more information, visit https://protectmb.ca/lottery/.  

More information about the vaccine campaign in Manitoba is available at www.manitoba.ca/vaccineand https://protectmb.ca/.

For more information about COVID-19 immunization records and cards, visit:

https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/immunizationrecord/index.html.

  

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