Temagami FN: COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Available – Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

Press Release

NOTICE
3rd COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Available

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

Temagami First Nation would like to advise that we, in partnership with the Timiskaming Health Unit, will be offering the 3rd Covid-19 Vaccine dose on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 by appointment. This vaccine is for individuals with immune suppressed health conditions and whose second dose needed to have taken place over 20 weeks prior. Please call Acting Community Health Nurse, Nazneen at 705-237-8900 ext. 305 to book your appointment if you fall under the below criteria:

  • Individuals receiving active treatment (e.g., chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunotherapy) for solid tumour or hematologic malignancies.
  • Recipients of solid-organ transplant and taking immunosuppressive therapy.
  • Recipients of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy or hematopoietic stem cell transplant (within 2 years of transplantation or taking immunosuppression therapy).
  • Individuals with moderate to severe primary immunodeficiency (e.g., DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome).
  • Individuals with stage 3 or advanced untreated HIV infection and those with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
  • Individuals receiving active treatment with the following categories of immunosuppressive therapies: anti-B cell therapies (monoclonal antibodies targeting CD19, CD20 and CD22), high-dose systemic corticosteroids, alkylating agents, antimetabolites, or tumor-necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors and other biologic agents that are significantly immunosuppressive.

If you have any questions, please contact Paula Potts, Pandemic Safety Coordinator at 705-237-8900 ext. 304. Transportation can be provided to those with mobility issues. Please bring your health card.

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Paula Potts, Pandemic Coordinator, Temagami First Nation
Bear Island, ON. P0H 1C0
705-237-8900 ext. 304
pandemic@temagamifirstnation.ca

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