SURREY – Today, Fraser Health has invited all licensed childcare workers, school-based staff, police and RCMP and fire departments in our region who have not yet received their COVID-19 vaccine to book their immunization appointments starting Wednesday. Fraser Health will complete immunizations of these priority groups over the next 10 days.
Fraser Health are reaching out to these groups directly today to share details and next steps. Now that they have substantially completed immunizations of school-based staff, police, and firefighters in all of high-transmission neighbourhoods, today’s action to expedite immunizations of these groups in the remaining communities will ensure they receive immunization as quickly as possible, and is a follow-up to the communication we shared with them last week regarding their immunization schedule.
While it remains critical that we continue following public health orders and guidance, registering for the COVID-19 vaccine helps put the COVID-19 pandemic behind us, and brings us one step closer to reconnecting with the people we care about the most and returning to the activities we enjoy, while protecting our health system and helping businesses in our community return to normal operations.
All vaccines that are approved in Canada and available in British Columbia are safe and effective, and will help protect you against COVID-19. Vaccines have been shown to have a high level of protection against serious illness and death, and every vaccine that is administered makes us, our loved ones, and our communities all safer.