Prairie Mountain Health Flu & COVID vaccine clinic begin Oct. 23rd

Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) updated COVID-19 and seasonal flu vaccine clinics will begin Monday, October 23rd.

The free public clinics will run throughout the region until the end of November.

Visit for a complete listing of vaccine clinics in the region. Check PMH Facebook, Twitter
or Instagram for up-to-date messages as well. Community members are also advised to watch for information
in local newspapers, listen to local radio, or check out posters in or around the communities for vaccine clinic
dates, times and locations.
Appointments are preferred; walk-ins will be accepted. There are two ways to book an appointment: online at
the Protect MB website here or call toll-free at 1-844-626-8222 (unless otherwise indicated).
The updated COVID-19 vaccine will provide broader protection against the variants expected to be most
common during the upcoming respiratory virus season, and can be given at the same time as the flu vaccine.
At least six months should pass from your last COVID vaccine or known infection until your next vaccination.
You will only need to book one appointment to receive COVID and flu vaccines the day you attend.
Anyone over 6 months of age can receive the updated COVID-19 and seasonal flu vaccine. The respiratory
virus season last year affected many younger children. Public health strongly recommends the seasonal flu
vaccine for children aged six months to under five years old. Vaccination against both COVID-19 and seasonal
flu is particularly important for people at higher risk of severe outcomes including:
• adults 65 years of age or older;
• residents of long-term care homes or other congregate living settings;
• individuals with underlying medical conditions that place them at higher risk;
• individuals who are pregnant or breastfeeding;
• individuals in or from First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities;
• members of racialized and other equity-deserving communities; and
• people who provide essential community services.
If you are 65 years or older, you can receive the high-dose flu vaccine; the pneumococcal vaccine will also be
The COVID vaccine consent form can be found on the Manitoba Government COVID-19 website here.
Please bring your Manitoba Health card and wear short sleeves if possible.
If you are unwell or feeling ill, please do not attend your vaccine appointment. If you need to cancel, please
call 1-844-626-8222.

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