News release

People 55 to 59 Now Eligible to Book Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines

Starting today, April 26, people 55 and older can book appointments for Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at clinics across the province.

All community clinics and many participating pharmacies have available appointments for this age group.

AstraZeneca vaccine appointments remain open for people who are 55 to 64 years old.

Appointments for COVID-19 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 or by phone at 1-833-797-7772.

Appointments cannot be booked directly through a community clinic, pharmacy or physician. Walk-ins will be turned away.

Quick Facts:

  • there are about 79,000 eligible Nova Scotians in the 55 to 59 age group

Additional Resources:

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