INFORMATION ON VACCINATIONS FOR STUDENTS 12 YEARS AND OLDER
Today we are
sharing some important information on behalf of Public Health regarding the
Covid-19 vaccination for students aged 12 years and older, as well as a letter
from Dr. Jennifer Russell, Chief Medical Officer of Health for the
Province of New Brunswick. We recognize that this message is going to some
families with students under the age of 12, and we share this with you out of
For the letter from Dr. Russell, please click here: Dr. Russell Letter to students and parents about vaccinations ENG.pdf
For information from Public Health please see below:
on the vaccine
the age of 18 should register for the Pfizer-BioNTech
vaccine. This vaccine is approved for use in people who have reached their 12th
birthday and is the only vaccine currently approved for those under the age of
For more information on the Pfizer-BioNTech
vaccine, please see the fact
Booking your appointment
Please register if: you are aged 16 or older,
or you are the parent or guardian of a child between 12-15 years old.
Appointment availability may vary, with more
appointments available next week or the week after.
Book your, or your child’s appointment at a participating pharmacy or a clinic hosted by Vitalité or Horizon health networks. If you are unable to book online, call 1-833-437-1424.
Booking checklist – do you have your:
- The family calendar/agenda/day
- Your child’s provincial
- Your child’s postal code
- Your child’s date of birth
- Your phone number and email
On your appointment day:
- Fill out the immunization
consent form ahead of time and bring
it with you
printer? No problem! Ask your child’s school to print one out and they
can send a copy home for you.
English or French is not your first language, a
translated copy of the form is available for reference
purposes. However, your completed form will need to be filled out in either English or French.
- Have your Medicare card or
another piece of identification
- Unless the family is getting
vaccinated together, we ask that only one adult accompanies the child
- Get vaccinated and help
protect yourself and others from COVID-19!
thank you to all. Your continued support will make a big impact on moving our
province forward safely.
McTimoney, Superintendent, ASD-W