Nunavik youth can get vaccinated starting next week – Nunatsiaq News

Nunavik youth can get vaccinated starting next week – Nunatsiaq News

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Jun 8, 2021

Pfizer vaccine will be available at local health centres this summer and offered at schools next year

Nunavik youth between the ages of 12 and 17 will be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 starting June 15, the regional health board announced this week.

The distribution of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines, which have been approved for use in this age group, will begin through the region June 14.

“It will be available in each and every village at the [local health centre] during the summer months, and once youth are back to school, an immunization campaign will be organized for the vaccine to be accessible at school — as is already done for other vaccines,” said Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services spokesperson Josée Levesque.

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