More Than 35 Per Cent of Niagara Residents Have Now Received First Dose of Vaccine

And the Numbers Vaccinated Are Growing Every Day

News from Niagara Health in the Region of Niagara, Ontario

Posted May 6th, 2021 on Niagara At Large

Niagara Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre continues to make significant progress in our fight against COVID-19, with more than 95,000 doses administered at the clinic.

If supply allows, we can continue to vaccinate approximately 1,650 people per day. Overall, more than 35 per cent of the Niagara community has received a first dose through the region’s vaccination efforts.

We are pleased to share that the vaccination clinic located at the Seymour-Hannah arena in St. Catharines has dedicated appointments for Canada Border Services Agency inspection officers and Public Health Agency of Canada quarantine staff, both designated as priority groups through the provincial guidelines.

Appointments take place beginning today and will extend until the end of the day on Sunday, May 9.

In addition, the following groups are now eligible for vaccinationwith more groups to be added throughout the month of May:

Residents aged 50+

High-risk health conditions

Group one of workers who cannot work from home

First Nations, Inuit and Métis

As Niagara Health continues to face significant pressures in the hospital, we strongly urge the community to follow public health measures to minimize further increases in COVID-19 cases. This includes masking, physical distancing, handwashing, staying home and getting vaccinated when you are able to do so.

For more information on COVID-19 case reporting at the hospital, please visit our case reporting page.

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