All Albertans 12 and older are now eligible to get vaccinated. Alberta's vaccination program was completed in stages to ensure people most at risk got vaccinated first. Everyone who wants a vaccine, will get a vaccine.
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Every Albertan who can get vaccinated, should get vaccinated
Vaccines make our immune systems stronger by building antibodies to help prevent and fight off diseases. Because COVID-19 is a new virus, no one has natural immunity. It is much safer and more effective to get immunized than it is to get infected.
Albertans born in 2009 or before and those who have recovered from COVID-19 should get vaccinated. Consult your doctor first if you have questions about the vaccine or your health conditions. Children under 12 (born 2010 or after) do not get vaccinated nor do those with severe allergy to vaccine ingredients.
Rules for fully vaccinated people
Once both doses take effect, you are less likely to become severely sick with COVID-19. But, health experts do not yet know if the vaccine prevents vaccinated people from spreading the virus. They must continue reviewing emerging evidence on asymptomatic and variant transmission before safely altering public health guidelines.
Until most Albertans are protected, fully vaccinated people must continue following all public health measures: no indoor social gatherings, keep 2 metres apart from others, wear a mask in public, wash your hands, and stay home when feeling unwell.
Thanks to worldwide collaboration, COVID-19 vaccines were developed quickly without compromising safety. Every approved vaccine has met Health Canada's strict standards for safety, quality and effectiveness. All vaccines are safe, effective and save lives.
Need a ride?
Isolated seniors and those with mobility challenges can call 211 to get help finding a ride to and from their vaccination appointment.
Need time off work?
All working Albertans can access 3 hours of paid, job-protected leave to get each dose of the vaccine.