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Children’s COVID-19 vaccination in Eeyou Istchee starts November 25

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Clarence Snowboy from JBCCS discusses child vaccination campaign with Audrey Beaulieu from Regional Public Health Department

Children aged 5-11 in Eeyou Istchee will be able to get the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine starting November 25.



In Eeyou Istchee, COVID-19 vaccination is offered to children 5-11 as of November 25.

  • Vaccination may start on a different day, depending on the community.
  • Parents/guardians: Check with your local CMC about COVID-19 vaccination clinic dates and times.

  • Children’s COVID-19 vaccination in Quebec started on November 24.


Child vaccination will be offered two ways in Eeyou Istchee: 

  1. At vaccination sites in the community (CMC or elsewhere) 
  2. At school (depending on the community, please consult local leaders for details) 

Once children's vaccination starts in Eeyou Istchee, appointments can be made on Clic Santé.


What you need to know

  • Vaccination is a choice parents and guardians should make only after getting the right information.
  • Talk about it with your family, talk to a doctor or nurse at the clinic.
  • Get answers to your questions on our FAQ site.
  • Getting vaccinated provides a thick layer of protection against COVID-19.
  • When vaccinated, people have less chance of getting very sick, and spreading the virus to people around them.  
Illustration showing a vaccination superhero with text 'kids 5 to 11'

Children aged 5-11 require parental/guardian consent to get the Pfizer vaccine. 

  • Consent forms will be available on the Clic Santé site.
  • Consent forms will also be available at the vaccination site. 

Getting vaccinated helps protect all members of your family and community.

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