The following information is taken from the Alberta Health Services website. A condensed version – with information particularly relevant to seniors - is presented below, courtesy of the Multicultural Health Brokers.
Question: How much does the vaccine cost?
Answer: The vaccine is free.
Question: How will the vaccine be rolled out?
Answer: In stages. Here is the vaccine rollout plan for seniors:
Because of vaccine supply, seniors in Phase 1B cannot book an appointment yet. But when the time comes, it appears that they are using an online booking program.
Question: Who should not have the COVID-19 vaccine?
Answer: You may not be able to have the vaccine if you:
Check with your doctor or a public health nurse before you get the vaccine.
Talk to your doctor to find out if the vaccine is right for you. It might not be if you:
For more information on the COVID vaccine roll-out, please click here