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Update on Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan

February 3, 2021 The first community-based clinic for Nova Scotians age 80 and older will begin later this month as Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout continue to expand. Age will become the primary factor in who gets immunized and when in the general population. After those 80 and older receive their vaccine, the next group […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202132 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Second dose of COVID-19 vaccine to be administered next week

February 2, 2021 Public Health staff from the Nunatsiavut Department of Health and Social Development will begin administering the second dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to all eligible residents, 18 years of age and older, in each of the five Labrador Inuit communities starting next week. Below is the planned schedule for administering the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202128 Views

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U.K. variant identified in New Brunswick / 25 new cases / outbreaks in Zone 4

02 February 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Three confirmed cases of the COVID-19 United Kingdom variant have been identified in New Brunswick. “Today’s news further reinforces the need for New Brunswickers to stay home as much as possible and continue to follow all public health advice,” said Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health. “These […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202130 Views

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GNB: Public input sought on health-care review

26 January 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – In preparation for a provincial engagement tour, the Department of Health has created a discussion paper outlining the province’s current health-care challenges and the vision for what a sustainable health-care system could look like. “In my short time as minister, one thing has become very clear to me: the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202199 Views

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NS Government: Public Health Restrictions Extended

January 22, 2021 Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, Jan. 22, that most public health restrictions will be extended until at least Feb. 7. “We are still in the middle of a severe second wave of COVID-19 with other provinces and countries facing high case […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202150 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Inoculation rates for first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

January 21, 2021 The Nunatsiavut Government today released data on the number of residents in each Labrador Inuit community, 18 years of age and older, that received the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine during the first round of inoculations carried out from January 11-16. The table below shows the number of residents 18 years of age and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202149 Views

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Florida cracks down on ‘vaccine tourism’ by asking for proof of residency

TORONTO — Snowbirds hoping to skip the line in Canada by flying to Florida for COVID-19 vaccines now face a tougher set of rules aimed at snuffing vaccine tourism. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that anyone who owns property in Florida and lives there at least part-time will qualify for the vaccine, but travellers […]

by alnationtalk on January 21, 202144 Views

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Manitoba doctors prescribe healthy dose of caution when relaxing public health orders

Manitoba is considering easing restrictions on shopping as early as Saturday. (Tyson Koschik/CBC) Easing too many of Manitoba’s COVID-19 restrictions too quickly could lead to another surge of infections in the province, say three doctors who signed a letter calling for a provincewide lockdown in the fall. “Based on what I’m seeing, it seems to me that […]

by alnationtalk on January 21, 202141 Views

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday

President Joe Biden’s top medical adviser on COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says the United States will cease reducing U.S. staff counts at the World Health Organization and pay its financial obligations to it as it vows to stay fully engaged with the UN health agency to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. “I am honoured to […]

by alnationtalk on January 21, 202143 Views

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Update on Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan

January 19, 2021 Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues to expand this week with clinics at two more long-term care facilities and another regional hospital. Health officials provided an update on the program today, Jan. 19, that also included plans for additional vaccine storage locations and new community clinics. “We know that Nova Scotians are […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202146 Views

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