PSA: Phase 2 COVID-19 vaccinations starting for Indigenous adults in Newfoundland and Labrador
The Province of Newfoundland and Labrador is preparing to offer the COVID-19 vaccine to adults 18+ who identify as Indigenous as part of Phase 2 of the province’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan. This includes members of the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC). It is important to note that vaccine roll-out across the four regional health authorities will vary. More information on the COVID-19 vaccination program in Newfoundland and Labrador can be found here: www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/vaccine
Details on booking your vaccine appointment through Labrador-Grenfell (LG) Health and other regional health authorities is outlined below. This is based on information provided by LG Health and the Province.
Beginning March 29th, the COVID-19 vaccine will be available to Indigenous adults 18+ living in communities in the LG Health service area.
To Book an Appointment
- Online self-registration:
Authorization Code – BGLDSTRNG21
Select appointment type “Covid-19 Vaccine Dose 1 (by invitation only)”
- Toll-free Phone Number: 1-833-960-3643
To Pre-Register for an Appointment
Individuals also have the option to pre-register. You will then be contacted to book an appointment. Anyone in LG Health communities who books an appointment using an authorization code (provided above) should not pre-register.
• Online portal: https://covidvaccine.nlchi.nl.ca/
• Toll-free phone number: 1-833-668-3930
March 29 to April 1
Happy Valley-Goose Bay
OR Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle
Straight of Belle Isle Health Centre
White Bay Central Health Centre
March 30, 31
Churchill Fall’s Community Clinic
LG Health will continue to communicate as additional vaccine information becomes available. Please check our website at www.lghealth.ca/vaccine to stay up-to-date.
OTHER REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITIES
The Province is gathering information to help plan the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out to Indigenous adults living in communities served by other regional health authorities. The first step is registering through a pre-registration system, which was launched today. You will then be contacted to book an appointment once clinics are set up in a community near you.
Individuals can pre-register one of two ways:
- Online portal:
- Toll-free phone number: 1-833-668-3930
While waiting for your opportunity for vaccination, and after vaccination, it is important for everyone to continue to follow public health guidance to protect yourself, your loved ones and your communities.
- Wearing a mask and keeping 2 metres distance;
- Washing your hands frequently;
- Respecting public health guidance on gatherings, travel and quarantine; and
- Staying home and calling 8-11 if you feel sick.