News release

Nova Scotians 65 to 69 Now Eligible to Book COVID-19 Vaccine

Anyone 65 years of age and older can now book their COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

Starting today, April 9, people can book appointments at community clinics and participating pharmacy and primary care clinics that offer the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. There are still vacancies in some clinics in Central Zone for next week and more than 40,000 appointments are being added to clinic locations across the province for the coming weeks.

Some AstraZeneca vaccine appointments remain open for people who are 55 to 64 years of age.

Appointments for all three vaccines will be released continuously as vaccine supply is confirmed.

All Nova Scotians are encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as they are eligible.

The province’s goal continues to be to immunize as many Nova Scotians as quickly as possible, based on age, to reach a high rate of population immunity.

COVID-19 vaccination appointments must be made online at https://www.novascotia.ca/vaccination or by phone at 1-833-797-7772. Appointments cannot be booked directly through a community, pharmacy or primary care clinic. Walk-ins will be turned away.

Quick Facts:

  • as of today, April 9, there are 10 community clinics, 124 pharmacy clinics and 9 primary care clinics offering COVID-19 vaccine across the province

Additional Resources:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine: https://www.novascotia.ca/coronavirus/vaccine

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Book your vaccination appointment: https://www.novascotia.ca/vaccination

Rural Transportation Association: https://ruralrides.ca/

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