A drop-in vaccination clinic will be in Fruitvale on Friday, Aug. 20 and Trail on Saturday, Aug. 21. Photo: Jim Bailey

A drop-in vaccination clinic will be in Fruitvale on Friday, Aug. 20 and Trail on Saturday, Aug. 21. Photo: Jim Bailey

Update: Vaccination clinic in Fruitvale and Trail later this week

Interior Health announced pop-up vaccination clinics coming to the West Kootenay

A drop-in immunization clinic returns to Greater Trail later this week.

On Friday, Aug. 20, the pop up clinic will visit downtown Fruitvale at the Pole Yard from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

On Saturday, Aug. 21, the pop up clinic will be in Trail at the Gyro Park gazebo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Interior Health announced that pop up clinics are available in the Kootenay Boundary area for anyone who has not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, or anyone who received their first dose more than 28 days ago.

People can walk-up, register and receive their first or second COVID-19 vaccine on demand.

Anyone in the area born in 2009 or earlier is eligible for immunization. People are eligible for their second dose 28 days after receiving their first dose.

People can also get their first or second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by dropping into an immunization clinic or making an appointment.

To make an appointment, register online by visiting the provincial website at www.getvaccinated.gov.bc.ca, call 1.833.838.2323, or visit a Service BC office and book an appointment.

For a list of all Interior Health COVID-19 immunization clinics visit: interiorhealth.ca and click the “Find COVID-19 information” tab.

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