Updates regarding 2nd dose vaccinations for 5-11 year olds

Public Notice

UPDATE: January 19. 2022 - Individuals who are within 7 days from the 8 week milestone after their first dose may receive their second dose based on local clinic availability.

(Yellowknife, January 18, 2022) – By the end of the month, many NWT residents ages 5-11 will be reaching the recommended eight week window for second doses of COVID vaccinations. The NTHSSA will be providing all NWT residents with ongoing updates regarding access to second doses for those aged 5-11. The clinic schedules will be provided on a community-by-community basis, as posted at www.nthssa.ca/covid-vaccines. Updates to the schedule will also be announced through our social media accounts.

Residents aged 12 and older who are eligible for COVID vaccination can book their vaccines by contacting their or local health centre or, if located in Yellowknife, by booking online at NTHSSAbookings.simplybook.me.

The NTHSSA encourages all residents to get vaccinated against COVID. If you have questions about the COVID vaccine, please visit the COVID Frequently Asked Questions or visit the Health and Social Services Youtube channel for a discussion with health professionals about vaccines for ages 5-11 and many more relevant videos. If you need more information or have questions about your personal health circumstances, please reach out to your healthcare provider.