Vaccination without appointment | Five days unlocked for 12 years old and over in Quebec

Five days of vaccination without an appointment will be held in Quebec City on Wednesday. Those aged 12 and over will be able to receive a first dose of Pfizer until June 6 at the Center de foires d’Expocité, with 1250 doses reserved. Université Laval will also participate.

Posted on 1is June 2021 at 5:51 pm

Henri Ouellette-Vézina

“We are particularly targeting people aged 18 to 35, who have not yet made an appointment or who would like to advance the administration of their first dose,” said the spokesperson for the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale, Mélanie. Otis, by email.

At Expocité and Laval University

As of Wednesday, the organization will vaccinate Quebecers aged 12 and over, between 1 p.m. and 9 p.m., at the Center de foires d’Expocité, at the rate of 250 doses per day. Université Laval will also hold a walk-in vaccination day on Wednesday, at the same times, but with 150 dedicated doses.

The CIUSSS also specifies that for users who always prefer to make an appointment, “it remainder of the time slots available on Wednesday at the Center de Foires d’Expocité ”, which can be reserved via the Clic Santé platform.

Notice to people aged 45 and over who received a first dose of AstraZeneca before April 3, and who wish to have their second dose of the same vaccine: it is also always possible to come to Expocité or Laval University until ‘Tuesday evening 9 p.m. to receive it. Since Thursday, “3870 people have come to receive their second dose of AstraZeneca”, it is argued.

Last week, Quebec announced that it was setting the time between the two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine at eight weeks. Thus, people who received a first dose of AstraZeneca after April 3 are not eligible for the moment, remind the authorities in passing.

Quantified targets

In addition, the CIUSSS revealed Tuesday that age groups “from 35 years” have now reached or even exceed the target of 75% of people vaccinated and / or having made an appointment in Quebec City. “To reach the 75% target for people aged 18 to 34, only 9,226 people still need to make an appointment. We are very close to the goal, ”said the organization.

Among 12 to 17 year olds, a little more than 5,600 residents have been vaccinated, in addition to the 11,880 who have already made an appointment, for a total of 42% of them.

For 18-24 year olds, this figure reaches 69% in Quebec, against 68% for 25-29 year olds, 71% for 30-34 year olds and 78% among 35-39 year olds. The proportion exceeds the 80% mark – and rising – from the 40-44 age group.

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