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Vaccine priority groups expand in YK, Inuvik and Hay River

Last modified: March 1, 2021 at 3:55pm


Starting March 1, residents in Hay River, Inuvik, and Yellowknife can make an appointment to receive their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine if they are essential frontline workers who are unable to work virtually.

This list includes people over the age of 18 who work in:

  • Schools;
  • Day homes and day cares;
  • Hotels;
  • Grocery stores;
  • Drugstores;
  • Banks;
  • Libraries;
  • Postal service workers;
  • Liquor stores;
  • Gas stations and convenience stores;
  • Customer service agents at airports; and
  • Reporters and camera crews

All other priority populations can also still sign up to get the vaccine if they have not already. 

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Bookings are also available March 8 to 13 for people who are eligible for their first dose or who received their first dose more than 28 days ago and are now eligible for their second dose.

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