Effective Tuesday, March 16 at 8 a.m., all remaining healthcare workers meeting the criteria for Phase 1 eligibility are invited to book their vaccination by CALLING 1-833-SASKVAX (1-833-727-5829) between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. Positions that qualify within this category are listed on the saskatchewan.ca website.
You will require proof of your eligibility in order to book. This should be provided directly to you by your employer. Please talk to your employer if you have questions. Booking online is NOT available for this category.
REMINDER - CURRENT AGE ELIGIBILITY:
Starting today, Monday, March 15, COVID-19 vaccine booking eligibility has been expanded for BOTH online AND phone system for individuals 70 years of age and older. You are encouraged to book on-line whenever possible. People meeting this criteria can book their appointment online 24/7 using their health card at www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-vaccine; or call 1-833-SASKVAX (1-833-727-5829) between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 p.m.
In addition, as of Monday, March 15, individuals 50 – 69 years of age living in the Northern Administrative District are able to call the Vaccine Call Centre at 1-833-SASKVAX (1-833-727-5829) between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. to book their appointments. Booking online is NOT available for this age group at this time. A map of this area and the communities within it can be found at: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/business/first-nations-metis-and-northern-community-businesses/economic-development/northern-administration-district.
NOTE: Individuals 70 years of age and who are also living in the Northern Administrative District can utilize online booking.
Please remember that once your age category is eligible for immunization, you will remain eligible for booking from that point forward!
PATIENT BOOKING SYSTEM UPDATE:
Since Saskatchewan’s new booking system launched, more than 51,000 individuals in Saskatchewan 70 years of age and older, as well as Northern residents 50+ have been booked for their COVID-19 vaccine. A total of 8,279 of those appointments have been made today (as of noon).
Please remember: booking online is the fastest way to make your appointment, if you are able. It only takes a few minutes. Please try booking on-line first before making a phone call to the booking office. Friends and family can also help you use the online tool if you need help.
Thank you to everyone for not attempting to book appointments until you become eligible. This allows those who are eligible to book more easily. Your continued patience is appreciated.
What you need to know about appointment availability
Individuals are NOT eligible to receive COVID-19 Vaccine at this time if:
Remember: even after being vaccinated, you must continue following all public health orders and guidelines. COVID-19 is everywhere in Saskatchewan. It is the responsibility of every person to strictly adhere to all public health orders and measures.
Thank-you for your patience as we enhance COVID-19 immunization access across the province in the coming weeks.