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Additional COVID-19 and influenza immunization and COVID-19 testing in NZ

Public Health supports access to COVID-19 and influenza immunization, as well as COVID-19 testing across the province. To help ensure all Nova Scotians have access to these important services, we will be holding testing and immunization clinics this week in Northern Zone.

COVID-19 testing clinic:

Parrsboro Lions Club
210 King St., Parrsboro
Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

COVID-19 and Influenza Immunization Clinic:

East Hants Family Resource Centre
Room 104 - 224 Highway 214, Elmsdale
Friday, Nov. 3 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Vaccines offered:

  • COVID-19 Moderna XBB.1.5 (age six months+)
  • Influenza Quadrivalent (ages six months - 64 years)
  • High-Dose influenza (age 65+)

Drop in only. Booked appointments not available.
COVID-19 rapid test kits available.

All upcoming clinics can be found online at

COVID-19 testing clinics provide on-site PCR testing and give out rapid test kits. Unless otherwise noted, drop-ins and booked appointments are welcome. If you’d like to book an appointment, visit or call 1-833-797-7772.

Immunization clinics offer COVID-19, influenza, and high-dose flu vaccines for those aged 65 and over, unless otherwise noted. Please see specific details in the listings below. To book an appointment, visit or call 1-833-797-7772.

Learn more about these vaccines and eligibility:

Please note:

  • Vaccines and testing are free to all who meet eligibility requirements.
  • Please bring your health card if you have one.
  • Immunization and testing clinics are health care environments. Masks are required and will be offered upon entry to the clinic.
  • Please dress accordingly, as you may have to wait in line outside.
  • Clinics may be cancelled due to inclement weather.
  • COVID-19 rapid test kits will also be available at most immunization clinics.

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