COVID-19: KFL&A Public Well being say area has surpassed 250,000 vaccines administered

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COVID-19: KFL&A Public Health say region has surpassed 250,000 vaccines administered

2021-07-06 07:39:54

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Well being introduced on Monday that greater than 1 / 4 of 1,000,000 COVID-19 doses have been administered within the area.

“We’re particularly happy to report that nearly half of these eligible for vaccination in our space are absolutely vaccinated,” stated Dr. Hugh Guan, Affiliate Medical Officer of Well being at KFL&A Public Well being.

“We wish to invite any space residents who haven’t but acquired their first vaccine dose to get vaccinated as quickly as attainable.”

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In complete, 77.8 per cent of people 12 years of age and older have acquired their first dose and 44.5 per cent of those people are absolutely vaccinated.

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Due to this milestone, KFL&A Public Well being is increasing the choices for people who’re eligible to guide a COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

Now you can:

  • Guide your first or second dose vaccine appointment by visiting KFL&A Public Well being’s web site or name the reserving centre at 343-477-0172.
  • Enroll as soon as for the standby listing at Strathcona Paper Centre and INVISTA Centre, when you require a primary dose or shortened second dose vaccine appointment.
  • Enroll day by day for the standby listing at Kingston Group Well being Centre, when you require a primary dose vaccine appointment.
  • Stroll-in first dose appointments at INVISTA Centre from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. for people 18 years of age and older.

On Wednesday, KFL&A Public Well being say it’s going to trial stroll in first dose appointments from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at INVISTA Centre for people 18 years of age and older.

The vaccine clinic on the INVISTA Centre can be open for stroll in appointments July 7, 8, 9, and 12.

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There can be roughly 100 walk-in appointments out there every day.

The well being unit says that these fascinated with getting their vaccine by a stroll in appointment ought to test the vaccine web page on the company’s web site for extra data on dates and occasions.

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If a stroll in appointment is booked, KFL&A Public Well being ask that some other booked appointments be cancelled to make occasions out there for others.


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