COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Open to Residents 65 and Older
Western Health is now inviting individuals 65 years of age and older, as of December 31, 2021, to book an appointment online for their first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. There is no longer a need to pre-register for an appointment.
In addition, anyone who has previously pre-registered for a vaccine (individuals 70 and older, home care workers and Indigenous) and has not yet been contacted by telephone or email for an appointment should proceed to book an appointment online following the directions below.
To book an appointment in the Western Health region:
1. Click the following link, or copy and paste the link into the address bar of your internet browser: https://portal.healthmyself.net/nlwesternhealth/forms/lgA
(using google chrome if possible)
2. Complete the eligibility questionnaire and consent
3. Follow the online instructions and when prompted type in the following authorization code: WHVACCINE
Vaccination is available by appointment only. Individuals with any questions related to the COVID vaccine may call 1-833-703-5470 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Individuals will know when the clinics are full when there are no longer any available appointment slots in the online system. If an appointment is no longer available in the community/clinic of choice, more clinics will be available in the future.
Vaccination clinics will take place in the following communities this week:
- Benoit’s Cove
- Corner Brook
- Cox’s Cove
- Deer Lake
- Lark Harbour
- Norris Point
- Parson’s Pond
- Pollards Point
- Port aux Basques
- Port aux Choix
- Port Saunders
If you are in a current priority group and are unable to leave your home, please call 1-833-668-3930 to identify a need for a home visit. You can indicate that you are unable to leave your home and arrangements for a home visit will be made to receive your vaccine. The scheduling of home visits will be dependent on vaccine supply.
In addition to the clinics noted above, AstraZeneca vaccination clinics are ongoing (see here) and individuals aged 55 to 64 are encouraged to book an appointment for their vaccine.
You should not schedule an appointment for a vaccine if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Instead, complete a COVID-19 Assessment and referral by clicking here.
While waiting for your opportunity for vaccination, and after vaccination, it is important for everyone to continue to follow public health guidance to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your communities including:
- Wearing a mask in public
- Washing your hands frequently
- Respecting public health guidance on gatherings, travel and quarantine
- Completing the online self-assessment at?www.811healthline.ca or calling 811 if you are experiencing one or more symptoms of COVID-19 to arrange testing.
Western Health will continue to communicate as additional vaccine information becomes available and more clinics are set up. For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, please visit Health Canada. For up-to-date information on the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19.