Fraser Health’s Mobile Vaccine Bus is making a stop in Aldergrove Tuesday, July 20, the health authority announced.
In partnership with TransLink and the Township of Langley, Fraser Health’s specially-equipped transit bus will be at the Aldergrove FreshCo (27566 Fraser Hwy.) today from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
“People getting immunized in Aldergrove will be served by TransLink’s air-conditioned Mobile Vaccine Bus, which will provide same-day COVID-19 immunizations to eligible people in a cool and comfortable location,” Fraser Health said in a statement.
Eligible community members will be offered same-day immunizations while vaccine supplies last.
All Fraser Health residents ages 12 and over are invited to get immunized, including those without personal health numbers and/or people who are not residents of British Columbia.
Fraser Health said those needing a first dose will be prioritized and those who qualify for a second dose will be added to a virtual wait list.
Later in the day, if there is enough vaccine, the health authority said it will send a text message informing those who need a second dose to return to the mobile clinic to receive their vaccine.
The average daily case rate of new cases per 100,000 population from July 8 to 14 in the Aldergrove/Otter region was one, according to the latest data available.
Langley as a whole recorded 12 new COVID-19 cases from July 4 to 10, according to the latest information available from Fraser Health.
On Monday, British Columbia’s health officials announced 156 new COVID-19 cases over a three-day period.
Fifty-six new COVID-19 infections were recorded on Saturday, 60 on Sunday and 40 more on Monday, with two additional deaths related to the coronavirus in the Lower Mainland over the weekend.
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