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Health Minister Christian Dubé has said the province wants to make sure all children and teenagers receive a first shot before June 23rd.
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All Quebeckers aged 12 and over can now book a COVID-19 vaccine through the province’s online portal.
Although some children between the ages of 12 and 17 were able to get vaccinated at mobile clinics over the weekend, as of today they can make appointments through the online booking system.
Health Minister Christian Dubé said last week that teenagers will also be able to be vaccinated at their schools in the weeks of June 7-14.
Those who agree will be transferred to vaccination centers or shot at their schools ’mobile clinics, depending on the region.
Dubé said the province wants to make sure all children and teenagers get their first vaccine before June 23 and that they are fully vaccinated by the time school resumes in the fall.
Children 14 and older can decide for themselves whether they want to receive the prey, but those aged 12 and 13 will need their parents ’consent.
This report from The Canadian Press was first published on May 25, 2021.
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