Vaccine clinics at Cape Breton University, St. Francis Xavier University open to drop-ins

Nova Scotia Health’s community vaccine clinic in Antigonish (St. FX) will be adding drop-in availability as of Monday, August 2 to allow residents easier access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Drop-ins will continue daily at the community clinic in Sydney (CBU).

Any eligible residents and nearby community members (ages 12+) can drop in starting August 2 in Antigonish to receive their first or second dose.

Drop-ins will be available at the following locations, on the following dates and times:

St. Francis Xavier (St. FX) University (Pfizer 12+)

Mackay Room, Bloomfield Centre (3rd floor), 5555 Union Place, Antigonish

Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Drop-ins beginning Monday, August 2

Pre-booked appointments will no longer be offered at this clinic as of August 2, however, all previously booked appointments will be honoured, including those pre-booked for August 2 until August 12.


Cape Breton University (Pfizer 12+)

Canada Games Complex, 1250 Grand Lake Road, Sydney

Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Drop-ins continuing daily

Booked appointments are still available


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 upon arrival. Having this information in advance helps the clinic team better prepare to offer support.

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

For more information and a list of other drop-in vaccine clinics across the province visit

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