Manitoba Health announced on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, that children aged five to 11 are now eligible to receive a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Appointments are currently available at regional vaccine sites, public health offices, pharmacies and medical clinics. There should be a minimum of six months between the child’s last dose and the booster dose. Children who are eligible to get a booster dose but were recently infected with COVID-19 should wait three months afterwards to get a booster dose.
For more information on where you can get the vaccine, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/vaccine/finder.html.