(Montreal) The adolescent vaccine campaign is already so popular in Montreal that additional doses of a CIUSSS Pfizer-Bioantech vaccine have to be ordered.
The organizers of the temporary walk-in vaccination clinic set up at the Bill-Durham Arena in C -te d’Ivoire are CIUSSS du Center-Oest-de-L-de-Montreal spokesman Carl Theriolt. The district of Notre Dame-de-Greece has agreed to vaccinate adolescents this weekend, although the campaign with them will not officially begin until Tuesday.
The news spread quickly by word of mouth. As of Sunday morning, a queue of teenagers and their family members was around the building.
“There are a lot of people. The word must have spread a lot on social networks before Mr. Theriolt.
No overdose to the clinic at 9am. She ordered another 500 to meet the “incredible demand”. At 1:45 p.m., CIUSS announced on its Facebook page that all of these additional doses were also being administered.
“Vaccine site […] Will reopen tomorrow [lundi], From 8 am to 7:30 pm, and to meet the demand, hundreds of additional doses will be added in addition to those planned, ”he assured.
According to data from the National Institute of Quebec, the average number of new cases on the island of Montreal in the last seven days is less than 200 (197.14). There were 2,191 active cases. The number of those admitted to the hospital was stable at 173 (1 increase from the previous day).
The Quebec government announced on Thursday that teens can register at Click-Sante by May 25 to get an appointment at vaccine clinics.
Most of this effort will take place in schools, with children being vaccinated at vaccination centers through mobile clinics at school or through school transport during the weeks of June 7 and 14.
“We are going with a hybrid formula, because as a family of 12-17, we can vaccinate them in the evenings and on weekends, but they can also vaccinate with the help of the school network,” he explained. Minister of Education, Jean-Franకోois Roberz.