Early on in the pandemic a formal request was made of Nova Scotia Health by Mi’kmaq First Nations communities in the province. First Nations chiefs wanted their own health care professionals engaged in the battle against COVID-19. But they needed help.
Les élèves de 7e année (année scolaire 2019-2020) pourront mettre à jour leurs vaccins lors des cliniques que tiendront les services de santé publique en juillet et en août. La deuxième tournée de cliniques pour les élèves en question avait été reportée en raison de la pandémie de COVID-19.
Grade 7 students from the 2019-2020 school year will be able to get up-to-date on immunizations at clinics hosted by Public Health in July and August. The second round of clinics for this past school year were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and response.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) Public Health is hoping more parents of children born in 2011 will respond to its immunization survey. Launched province-wide in late November, the survey is meant to highlight the challenges and barriers parents and guardians face when immunizing their children.