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Eligibility Immunization in Saskatchewan moves to age 40 and older, opens to more front-line workers

The eligibility age for immunization in Saskatchewan is being lowered again effective Friday April 30.

From 8 am the age moves down to 40 and older except for residents in the Northern Saskatchewan Administration District, where it remains at age 30 and older. The move applies to all clinics, booked appointments, drive-thru, walk-ins and pharmacies.

Pharmacy immunization details are available on the government website.

More front-line workers are eligible for immunization, includes teachers, firefighters and police

COVID-19 Immunizations are being extended to more front-line staffers including police officers, firefighters, volunteer firefighters, correctional staff, border security officers, public health inspectors, teachers and educational staff working with students, daycare staff at facilities attached to schools, and healthcare workers with direct patient contact employed by the SHA or private employers inclusive of dentists, chiropractors, and optometrists.

Front line workers must book by calling at 1-833-SASKVAX (1-833-727-5829) or by accessing a drive-thru or walk-in clinic or at a participating pharmacy.

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Proof of employment will need to be shown at the time of immunization using either a pay stub dated no later than Mar. 1, 2021, or a letter from their employer, or a copy of a professional license. More information for front-line workers immunization can be found on the government website.

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