The outreach vaccine clinics are focused on providing first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nova Scotians who are not yet fully vaccinated. Booster doses are available at some drop-in vaccine clinics. Information regarding which doses will be offered at each clinic can be found below.
People dropping in to receive their first and second dose of COVID-19 vaccine will also be prioritized over people looking to receive their third (booster) doses.
In an effort to ensure all Nova Scotians have access to COVID-19 testing, especially those in rural communities where testing is not available nearby, the Public Health mobile units will be offering community-based testing for those who are eligible for testing (experiencing symptoms or are close contacts).
The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged all of us to rethink how we do things and find solutions. Kelly MacInnis, a clinical pharmacist at the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow has always been known for her unwavering commitment and solutions-oriented approach to medication safety.
That’s why this year, MacInnis is the well-deserved recipient of the Award of Distinction for Nova Scotia Health’s 2021 Making Waves Award Program. This award recognizes a professional who goes above the call of duty and exemplifies the highest level of contribution. MacInnis stands out for her consistent and focused delivery of outstanding service to patients. She is highly respected and appreciated by patients, families and colleagues, alike.
Logan MacDonald is a grade twelve student at Millwood High School in Middle Sackville. In addition to his volunteer work on the Cobequid community health board, he is the student council co-president and a member of U-knighted for Health, a club to promote health within his school.
“The role that women play in our society is incredibly important,” said Andrea Durfee, Communications Manager at Ulnooweg Education Centre when describing her organization’s recent Women’s Wellness project which received funding through the Nova Scotia Health Community Health Boards Wellness Fund. “We need to take care of women’s mental wellness because they are our teachers, our caregivers and our protectors in so many ways.”
In an effort to ensure all Nova Scotians have access to COVID-19 testing, especially those in rural communities where testing is not available nearby, the Public Health Mobile Units will be offering community based testing for those are eligible for testing (experiencing symptoms or are close contacts).