Vaccine booking eligibility open to Sask. residents 48+ on Friday; Most drive-thru clinics available to 48-54
REGINA -- Eligibility for the province's vaccination appointment booking system will expand to include people 48-years and older on Friday.
Eligible residents can book appointments online or by telephone, at 1-833-727-5829.
Everyone over 40-years-old in the Far North is also eligible for their first dose.
People between the ages of 40 and 51 living in the Northern Saskatchewan Administrative District can book their appointment over the phone by calling 1-833-SASK-VAX (1-833-727-5829) between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m.
Residents under 52 who are eligible due to location, profession or clinical vulnerability will have to book their appointment using the phone line.
Pregnant women and the clinically extremely vulnerable group can expect a letter from their doctor.
Starting Friday, vaccinations at all drive-thru and walk-in clinics will be available to residents 48 to 54-years-old.
The new age range applies to all drive-thru sites except the clinic in Regina, which will be available to residents 46-54 starting Friday.
All drive-thru and walk in COVID-19 clinics are currently available to residents aged 51-54.
These clinics are available on a first come first serve basis. Hours of operation and wait times for clinics can be found on the Saskatchewan Health Authority website.