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COVID-19 VACCINES – ALBERTA

Eligible to receive PFIZER or MODERNA vaccines?

Pharmasave pharmacies are able to provide the COVID-19 Pfizer or Moderna vaccine in Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout to:

  • All Albertans born in 2009 or earlier (12yrs+) are now eligible to receive the COVID vaccine*

*patients under 18 years of age can currently only receive the Pfizer vaccine.

Eligible Patients: Find a vaccinating Pharmasave near you and book your appointment*

Eligible to receive the Covishield/ASTRAZENECA vaccine?

Pharmasave pharmacies are able to provide the COVID-19 Covishield/AstraZeneca vaccine in Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout to:

  • All Albertans born in 2009 or earlier (12yrs+) are now eligible to receive the COVID vaccine*

*patients under 18 years of age can currently only receive the Pfizer vaccine.

Please note, at this time there is limited Covishield/AstraZeneca vaccine available in pharmacies.

Eligible Patients: Find a vaccinating Pharmasave near you and book your appointment*

For information on owning or selling a pharmacy please contact us. We can discuss how Pharmasave can help you optimize your business.

For information on owning or selling a pharmacy please contact us. We can discuss how Pharmasave can help you optimize your business.

For information on owning or selling a pharmacy please contact us. We can discuss how Pharmasave can help you optimize your business.

For information on owning or selling a pharmacy please contact us. We can discuss how Pharmasave can help you optimize your business.

For information on owning or selling a pharmacy please contact us. We can discuss how Pharmasave can help you optimize your business.

  • New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia,
    Prince Edward Island


    New Franchise Inquiries Contact:
    Doug Sherman, Chief Executive Officer
    Pharmasave Drugs (East) Ltd.
    Direct: (905) 477-7820 | Toll Free: 1-800-515-6820Michael Thompson, Director, Business and Retail Development
    Email: mthompson@east.pharmasave.ca

For information on owning or selling a pharmacy please contact us. We can discuss how Pharmasave can help you optimize your business.

  • New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia,
    Prince Edward Island


    New Franchise Inquiries Contact:
    Doug Sherman, Chief Executive Officer
    Pharmasave Drugs (East) Ltd.
    Direct: (905) 477-7820 | Toll Free: 1-800-515-6820Michael Thompson, Director, Business and Retail Development
    Email: mthompson@east.pharmasave.ca

For information on owning or selling a pharmacy please contact us. We can discuss how Pharmasave can help you optimize your business.

  • New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia,
    Prince Edward Island


    New Franchise Inquiries Contact:
    Doug Sherman, Chief Executive Officer
    Pharmasave Drugs (East) Ltd.
    Direct: (905) 477-7820 | Toll Free: 1-800-515-6820Michael Thompson, Director, Business and Retail Development
    Email: mthompson@east.pharmasave.ca

For information on owning or selling a pharmacy please contact us. We can discuss how Pharmasave can help you optimize your business.

  • New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia,
    Prince Edward Island


    New Franchise Inquiries Contact:
    Doug Sherman, Chief Executive Officer
    Pharmasave Drugs (East) Ltd.
    Direct: (905) 477-7820 | Toll Free: 1-800-515-6820Michael Thompson, Director, Business and Retail Development
    Email: mthompson@east.pharmasave.ca

Ownership contacts

*Note: 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.

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 complete a consent form. You can complete the consent form at home and bring it with you to the pharmacy. The consent form is available here.
  • 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 in 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.

The COVID-19 vaccine cannot be given within 14 days of any other vaccine. You must wait at least 28 days after your COVID-19 vaccine before getting any other vaccine.

Pharmasave is aware of the questions you may have regarding the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. We continue to follow the guidance of Health Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) and jurisdictions across Canada. For more information, please read more at National Advisory Committee on Immunization: Summary of updated vaccine statement of June 17, 2021.

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