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COVID-19 vaccination appointments now available for Laurentides residents aged 85 or greater

COVID-19 vaccinations for Québec residents can begin among the general population, depending on the age group.

Due to vaccine availability being limited, vaccination among the population will take place in stages.

In the Laurentides region, people aged 85 and over (born in 1936 and before) are invited, beginning on February 25, to make an appointment to be vaccinated.

Visitingt the page Québec.ca / vaccine COVID is the easiest and fastest way to made appointments and to follow the development of the vaccination campaign by region. For those who do not have access to the Internet or who have difficulty using it, they can dial 1 877 644-4545 to receive support.

If necessary, relatives are encouraged to offer support to seniors in making appointments.

“Vaccination allows us to think that we are moving towards a better future. However, it is  It is important to reiterate that the vaccine takes up to three weeks to be fully effective. Above all, we must not give up, we must all continue to maintain our good habits by respecting the health measures in force, ” said Laurentides Director of Public Health Dr. Éric Goyer, who also noted that the risk of COVID-19 variants still exists.

The CISSS des Laurentides will have eight mass vaccination sites on its territory at the following locations:

  • Deux-Montagnes: Olympia Arena: 611, 20e Avenue
  • Lachute: Kevin-Lowe-Pierre-Pagé arena: 80, avenue Hamford
  • Blainville: 820, boul. Curé-Labelle
  • Saint-Jérôme: Quartier 50+: 425, boul. Jean-Baptiste-Rolland East
  • Saint-Sauveur: Versant Saint-Sauveur: 191, chemin du Lac Millette
  • Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts: Damien Hétu sports center (arena): 40, rue Brissette
  • Rivière-Rouge: Community hall of the sports and cultural center of the Vallée de la Rouge: 1,550,Rapide path
  • Mont-Laurier: Theater space: 543, rue du Pont

The opening of these sites will be done gradually until the week of March 15.

People should not come to the site to be vaccinated without making an appointment first.

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination operation, visit sante.laurentides.gouv.qc.ca or Québec.ca / vaccinCOVID.

James Morgan

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