Drive-thru clinics offer a more convenient way to receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)

Drive-thru clinics offer a more convenient way to receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)

Drive-thru vaccine clinics planned for Quesnel

The clinics will be at the Maple Park Mall parking lot on June 9 - 12

Quesnel residents will have a new option to get immunized against COVID-19.

Northern Health has announced four drive-thru clinics planned for the Maple Park Mall parking lot.

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

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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.

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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