The Public Health staff from the Nunatsiavut Department of Health and Social Development as well as Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority are scheduled to be in Hopedale this evening and tomorrow, January 14 to administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to all eligible residents, 18 years of age and older.
Public Health staff will arrange times for eligible individuals to receive the vaccine, which will be administered at the Nanuk Centre.
Priority for the first doses will be given to health-care workers and seniors before the rest of the population is inoculated, as per federal and provincial directives.
The Nunatsiavut Government continues to work with all relevant authorities to ensure the vaccine is administered as quickly as possible in a safe and efficient manner.
For more information, please contact Kimberly Dicker, Public Health Nurse at 709-933-3834.
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will also be administered today to all eligible residents of Postville for ages 18 and older.
For more information, please contact Joan Goudie, Public Health Nurse at 709-479-9842.