Drop-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic to be held in Kitimat next week

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Northern Health is organizing a drop-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Kitimat next week.

On May 25th from 6 to 8 p.m., residents ages 18 and up can receive their first dose of the vaccine at the Kitimat General Hospital.

Registration for the vaccine in advance is encouraged.

Vaccine clinics in kitimat also continue to run weekly on Wednesdays and Thursday by appointment.

According to B.C. Centre for Disease Control, between 60 to 80 per cent of Kitimat adults have received at least one dose of the vaccine as of May 10th. 

That rate climbs to over 80 per cent for Kitimat adults aged 55 and older.