KFL&A Public Health expanding COVID-19 vaccine clinic hours and locations

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In response to the provincial announcement on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, which included details on mandatory vaccine policies and third vaccination doses for vulnerable populations, KFL&A Public Health is expanding COVID-19 vaccine clinic hours and locations.

“We want our most vulnerable, those working in high-risk settings and youth born in 2009 or earlier, to have easy access to our vaccine clinics,” said Amanda Posadowski, manager of vaccine and preventable diseases at KFL&A Public Health. “We are expanding our COVID-19 vaccine clinic availability to accommodate the recent increase in demand.”

According to a release from KFL&A Public Health, dated Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, COVID-19 vaccine clinic hours are expanding at the following locations:

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour

  • August 20: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Beechgrove Complex

  • Appointments – August 19: 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Walk-ins – August 18, 19, 20, and 21: 1 to 3 p.m.

Richardson Stadium (Drive-through clinic)

  • August 20: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

KFL&A Public Health – Kingston office

  • Thursdays and Fridays: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

KFL&A Public Health – Napanee office

  • Mondays and Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mobile clinic locations are expanding across KFL&A region:

  • August 18: 12 to 4 p.m. – Canadian Tire, 59 Bath Rd., Kingston
  • August 18: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – St. Andrew’s Church, Princess St., Kingston
  • August 19: 3 to 7 p.m. – Lionhearts Inc., McBurney Park, Kingston
  • August 19: 6 to 8 p.m. – Movies in the Square (weather permitting), Kingston
  • August 20: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Kingston Fire and Rescue, Glenburnie
  • August 21: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Parham Vendor’s Market, Parham
  • August 21: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Napanee District Secondary School
  • August 22: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Memorial Centre Farmer’s Market, Kingston
  • August 22: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Bayridge Public School, Kingston
  • August 23: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – St. Andrew’s Church, Princess St., Kingston
  • August 24: 12 to 4 p.m. – Cataraqui Centre, Kingston
  • August 25: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – St. Andrews Church, Princess St., Kingston
  • August 25: 12 to 4 p.m. – Canadian Tire Bath Rd., Kingston
  • August 26: 3 to 6:30 p.m. – Lionhearts Inc., Amherstview Community Hall
  • August 26: 6 to 8 p.m. – Movies in the Square (weather permitting), Kingston
  • August 27: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Kingston Fire and Rescue, Glenburnie
  • August 28: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Molly Brant Public School, Kingston
  • August 29: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Memorial Centre Market, Kingston
  • August 30: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – St. Andrew’s Church, Princess St., Kingston

Local participating pharmacies

Additional mobile clinic locations will be added to the KFL& Public Health website. The agency suggests residents check frequently for the most up-to-date locations.

KFL&A Public Health said they are working with partners at Kingston Health Science Centre to directly contact patients eligible for their third dose. Those who are eligible for a third dose include transplant recipients, those being actively treated for hematological cancers, and people who take specific medications called anti-CD20 agents.

Others who are eligible to receive a third dose are asked to book a vaccine appointment by visiting KFL&A Public Health’s website or calling their booking centre at 343-477-0172.

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