Nova Scotians vaccinated outside province say they can’t get health records updated – CBC

Health Department says it can’t provide a COVID-19 immunization record to those vaccinated elsewhere

Aug 26, 2021

Some Nova Scotians who received a COVID-19 vaccine outside the province say they’re having trouble getting their health record updated to reflect their true vaccination status.

They also say they’re worried that the province’s official vaccination tallies are not accurate.

Scott McKellar, who lives in Dartmouth, said he received his first vaccine dose in early June when he was passing through Florida on his way back from the Bahamas, where he spent the winter.

About a month later, he got his second shot in Nova Scotia.

“When we got our second jab, we were informed that we would not officially be recognized as being fully vaccinated.”

McKellar said he has a card from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stating that he received a vaccine there.

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