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Nova Scotians 20+ now eligible to book Pfizer or Moderna vaccines (update)

There are about 53,540 eligible Nova Scotians in the 20 to 24 age group
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A public health nurse gets the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 ready to be administered (Photo courtesy of Communications Nova Scotia)

NEWS RELEASE
COVID-19/HEALTH/WELLNESS
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Starting today, May 25, people aged 20 and older can book appointments for the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at clinics across the province.

Appointments for COVID-19 vaccines in community clinics and participating pharmacies will be released on a continuous basis as vaccine supply is confirmed.

All Nova Scotians are encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as they are eligible.

The province's goal continues to be to immunize as many Nova Scotians as quickly as possible, based on age, to reach a high rate of population immunity.

COVID-19 vaccination appointments must be made online at https://www.novascotia.ca/vaccination or by phone at 1-833-797-7772.

Appointments cannot be booked directly through a community clinic, pharmacy or physician. Walk-ins will be turned away.

Quick Facts:
-- there are about 53,540 eligible Nova Scotians in the 20 to 24 age group

Additional Resources:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine: https://www.novascotia.ca/coronavirus/vaccine

Coronavirus (COVID-19) book your vaccination appointment: https://www.novascotia.ca/vaccination

Rural Transportation Association: https://ruralrides.ca/

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