Changes coming to COVID-19 boosters on Monday
On Monday the Provincial Government will be expanding the province’s bivalent vaccine offerings.
Pfizer Comirnaty BA 4/5 COVID-19 vaccine will be available for children aged five to 11. This is the first bivalent vaccine authorized for use in this population.
Also, beginning on Monday the Moderna BA 4/5 will be available for individuals 18 year of age and older. This new offering adds to the current booster campaign currently available for individuals 18 years of age and older. There are now three different formulations of bivalent vaccine for this age group (Pfizer BA 4/5, Moderna Omicron/BA1 and Moderna BA 4/5).
Bivalent COVID-19 vaccine remains the preferred choice for booster doses for individuals 5 years of age and older.
Appointments can be booked through regional health authority clinics by visiting the COVID-19 website. Additionally, appointments can also be made through participating pharmacists and physicians for individuals 12 years of age and older.