No vaccine appointments available until December? You can either wait, or take a road trip – CBC News

Oct 31, 2023

Province says high demand for COVID-19 shots limiting availability in some locations

When Meg Cleavely received a notification from provincial health services that it was time to book her fall flu and COVID-19 vaccines, she tried to set up an appointment right away.

“I’m a teacher in an elementary school, so things can spread pretty quickly in that environment,” the Prince George, B.C., resident said.

“I just want to be able to protect myself, my family and my students.”

But when she logged on to the province’s vaccination booking system on Saturday morning, she was quickly disappointed. While she was able to book a flu vaccine for that afternoon, there were no COVID-19 vaccination slots available until December — and they soon disappeared.

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