Syringes are readied at a COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinic. Northern health is planning a drive-thru clinic for Quesnel at West Fraser Timber Park. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

Drive-thru vaccine clinics now planned for West Fraser Timber Park

The clinics were first announced for the Maple Park Mall parking lot

Planned drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Quesnel have changed locations.

Northern Health announced four drive-thru clinics planned for the West Fraser Timber Park. The clinics were originally planned for the Maple Park Mall, but were rescheduled on June 8.

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The clinics will be active on June 9, 10 and 11 from 4 to 8 p.m., and June 12 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

The clinics will only deliver first doses of the vaccine, and while registration is recommended, it is not required.

Residents can register at www.getvaccinated.gov.bc.ca/s.

All residents over the age of 12 are eligible to be vaccinated. According to public health data, 57 per cent of residents 12+ have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Of those over 50-years-old living in Quesnel, 73 per cent have received their first dose.

According to Northern Health’s website, second doses should be given around 8 weeks after receiving the first dose.

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