Expectant mothers can now book COVID-19 booster shot

As of Thursday, pregnant women in B.C. can now book a COVID-19 booster shot if it has been at least eight week…

As of Thursday, pregnant women in B.C. can now book a COVID-19 booster shot if it has been at least eight weeks since they received their second vaccine dose.

The province recommends all residents get their booster but urges pregnant women receive their booster during pregnancy to ensure optimal protection for them and their baby.

After indicating they are pregnant through the Get Vaccinated system, they will receive an invitation for a booster shot. Approximately 1,800 people have already stated that they are pregnant and will automatically receive an invitation.

Those who have not registered with the Get Vaccinated system can register online, by phone or at a Service BC Centre.

As of December 31st, everyone over 18 who had their second dose of the vaccine at least six months is eligible to receive their booster.

For clinic dates and times in the Northern Health region, click here.

The vaccine clinic in Fort St. John will again be operating out of the Old Marks Work Warehouse in Totem Mall.

The clinic will be open to all ages wanting their vaccinations as of January 15th through booked appointments and drop-ins.

The clinic will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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