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COVID 19 Vaccinations

Who is eligible to receive a vaccine?

Pharmasave pharmacies are currently able to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to:

  • All Albertans born in 1956 or earlier
  • First Nations, Metis, and Inuit (FNMI) people aged 50 and older
  • Staff and senior residents of licensed supportive living facilities

Eligibility will be confirmed before vaccination. Pharmasave pharmacists are unable to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to ineligible patients even if they have an appointment.

Community pharmacies do not have access to the AstraZeneca vaccine at this time. Albertans who are eligible for the AstraZeneca vaccine should book an appointment through Alberta Health Services or by calling Health Link 811.

Eligible patients can click here to book their appointment

Prepare for Your Appointment

You will be screened for COVID -19 symptoms and risk factors using the Alberta Health COVID-19 screening criteria. If you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been told to self-isolate, do not come to the pharmacy.

You will be asked to wear a mask or face covering.

Bring your health card with you to the pharmacy.

Wear loose clothing with short sleeves. The vaccine will be given to your upper arm.

Arrive on time for your appointment and not early.

Limit the number of people who come to the pharmacy.

After your vaccine, you will be asked to wait in the pharmacy for 15 minutes or as determined by the pharmacist.

The COVID-19 vaccine requires 2 doses. The pharmacy will provide you with information about your second dose.