GNU: Community COVID-19 vaccine dates for ages 5-11

Press Release

29 November 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is Nunavut’s best protection against this virus, and all Nunavummiut are encouraged to be vaccinated as soon as they are eligible.

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 pediatric vaccine is available for Nunavummiut aged 5 to 11 starting November 29. Appointments will be necessary and can be made by calling your local health centre. A parent or guardian must accompany the child to the appointment, to give consent for the vaccination.

In Iqaluit, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 pediatric vaccine will be available at Iqaluit Public Health located in Building 1091 near the old airport terminal. Vaccine appointments for children aged 5 to 11 are available at Iqaluit Public Health until December 11. Call 975-4810 to book an appointment. Vaccine appointments will be given during the following times:

Day-time: Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., and 1:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

After hours:

Monday to Friday from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 11:45 p.m., and 1 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Throughout Nunavut, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 pediatric vaccine will be also available in communities. Schedule may be impacted by weather or unexpected delays in delivery.

COVID-19 vaccines for all Nunavummiut aged 12 and older continue to be available, including first and second doses as well as booster shots. Contact your health centre or Iqaluit Public Health to make an appointment.

Social distancing, hand hygiene and enhanced cleaning practices will be in place to help keep everyone healthy. For the protection of yourself and the community, wear your own mask to your appointment.

The vaccine delivery schedule can be found below.


Media Contact:

Danarae Sommerville
Communications Specialist
Department of Health

Date Community Call
November 29 Taloyoak 867-561-5111
Cambridge Bay 867-983-4500
Kugluktuk 867-982-4531
November 30 Kugaaruk 867-769-6441
Gjoa Haven 867-360-7441
Baker Lake 867-793-2816
December 2 Sanikiluaq 867-266-8965
Coral Harbour 867-925-9916
Kinngait 867-897-8820
December 3 Chesterfield Inlet 867-898-9968
Rankin Inlet 867-645-8070
Whale Cove 867-896-9916
Arviat 867-857-3100
December 5 Sanirajak 867-928-8827
Igloolik 867-934-2100
Naujaat 867-462-9916
December 6 Pond Inlet 867-899-7500
Grise Fiord 867-980-9923
December 7 Resolute Bay 867-252-3844
Arctic Bay 867-439-8873
December 9 Pangnirtung 867-473-8977
Qikiqtarjuaq 67-927-8916
Clyde River 867-924-6377
Kimmirut 867-939-2217


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