Vaccine Outreach offering drop-in clinics at locations in Northern Zone next week

Nova Scotia Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach will be offering drop-in clinics at several locations in Northern Zone next week to help support vaccine accessibility for residents and nearby community members.

The clinics will be open to drop-ins for the Pfizer vaccine to anyone age 12+ for their first or second dose* at the following locations and times:

• Ward One Community Centre
487 Brother St., New Glasgow
Tuesday, Aug. 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Drop-ins only

• Springhill High School
84 Church St., Springhill
Wednesday, Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Drop-ins only

• Five Islands Fire Hall
353 Highway 2, Lower Five Islands
Thursday, Sept. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Drop-ins only

• Great Village School (in the gym)
8849 Highway 2, Great Village
Friday, Sept. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Drop-ins only

*To be eligible for a second dose, it must be 28 days or more since the first dose, or 21 days or more if the first does was Pfizer.

Community members will be asked to provide their health card number and ID at the vaccine clinic.

For those with mobility challenges, special needs, and/or have significant anxiety about needles, please notify clinic team members on site. Having this information in advance helps the clinic team better prepare to offer support. These sites are wheelchair accessible.

All eligible Nova Scotians are encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible.

For a list of other drop-in vaccine clinics available across the province, please visit https://www.nshealth.ca/drop-in-vaccine-clinics.

Up-to-date information around COVID-19 cases and resources can be found at www.novascotia.ca/coronavirus
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