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Manitoba expands Pfizer vaccine eligibility to young people aged 12 to 17

May 14, 2021

Today, the Province announced that Manitoba is becoming one of the first jurisdictions in the country to allow young people aged 12 to 17 to book their Pfizer vaccine appointment, with the goal of protecting even more people, families and communities from the third wave of COVID-19.

Beginning today, all young people aged 12 and up are eligible to book their first-dose appointment.  The Pfizer vaccine is generally available at super sites and urban Indigenous clinics located throughout the province.

All eligible young people aged 12 and older or their parent, guardian or caregiver can book an appointment by calling (toll-free) 1-844-626-8222 or online at https://protectmb.ca. It is ideal if young people aged 12 to 15 can either attend the appointment with a parent, guardian or caregiver or have their parent sign their consent form ahead of time to bring along to make the visit as easy as possible.  However, if the youth attends without a guardian and without a signed consent form, they can go through an informed consent process with a clinical lead to assess their ability to consent on their own and proceed with the vaccine.

Read the full release here.

Book your vaccine appointment here.