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Alberta Provincial COVID Vaccine Update

Phase 2C started on 12 April 2021

Front-line healthcare workers in Phase 2C can now book a vaccine appointment at participating pharmacies or through Alberta Health Services (online or 811).

Eligible healthcare workers include:

  • Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, and all other health care professionals and their office or support staff who provide in-person, direct patient care.
  • Individuals working in patient care facilities or providing services directly to clients in the community for Alberta Health Services, Covenant Health, Alberta Precision Labs, DynaLife, and students undertaking placement practicums in clinical areas.
  • Healthcare workers on First Nation reserves and Metis Settlements.

See the full list of eligible healthcare workers. Bring proof of eligibility and employment to your appointment.

All other groups in Phase 2C will become eligible in the coming weeks.

Find out if you’re eligible 

Walk-in appointments for AstraZeneca

  • Starting April 13, participating pharmacies in Edmonton and Calgary will allow eligible Albertans to make walk-in bookings to get the AstraZeneca vaccine. Walk-in appointments will be expanded to more locations in the coming weeks.

A list of participating pharmacies will be available on the Alberta Blue Cross website.

Groups that are eligible for Vaccinations now:

  • Age 65+Age 55-64 for the AstraZeneca vaccine
  • Aged 50+ for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit people
  • Aged 16+ with some chronic health conditions

Book Your Shot!

 

  • Isolated seniors can call 211 for help to find a ride for their appointment
  • Everyone who wants to get vaccinated will get vaccinated. Be patient.
  • The second dose is important. You will get your follow-up shot 4 months after your first shot.
  • Until most Albertans are vaccinated, we all need to follow public health guidelines: keep 2 meters apart, wash your hands, wear a mask in public, and stay home when sick. More details here. 
  • Vaccines are safe and essential in making your immune system stronger. Get your facts.