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BREAKING: HPPH to offer COVID-19 vaccines to people 55+

Those 55 and older in Huron Perth will soon be able to book their COVID-19 vaccine.

Huron Perth Public Health says they are lowering the eligibility age as of Friday for those who want to book a vaccine appointment at upcoming community clinics in the region.

So far, 37.2 per cent of Huron Perth residents have received at least one vaccine dose with 3.3 per cent being fully vaccinated.

Huron Perth Medical Officer of Health Dr.Miriam Klassen says it’s exciting that Ontario will be opening vaccine bookings for anyone over 18 by the end of May.

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“We’re excited to see the fast progress through the age groups and the other priority populations that we can work toward given the increased supply of Pfizer coming in.”

The province’s announcement is based on vaccine availability.

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