Free vaccines offered in Chesterfield Inlet as hep A outbreak continues – CBC

Health officials are encouraging anyone older than 6 months who hasn’t had the virus to get vaccinated

Mar 20, 2019

A free public hepatitis A vaccination clinic is being offered in Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut, as the virus continues circulating in the community.

Health officials first warned about the virus at the end of January. At least 11 cases had been confirmed as of Feb. 21, when the last update on the situation was released.

The community health clinic started this week and is set to run from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday and will continue until further notice.

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