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Walk-in clinic Saturday for first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Albertans can now receive their first dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment at walk-in clinics in 20 communities across the province, including Fort Macleod.

The vaccine clinic is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 12 at Fort Macleod Health Centre.

Alberta Health Services encourages people born in 2009 or earlier to protect themselves and others by being vaccinated as soon as possible.

Bring your Alberta Health Care card if you have one, along with photo ID.

You will be required to wear a face mask and use hand sanitizer when visiting the clinic at Fort Macleod Health Centre. 

Second doses are not available at these walk-in clinics. 

Alberta Health Services all encourages people to follow public health guidelines at all times, including maintaining physical distancing and masking. 

If you are experiencing symptoms, stay home and arrange for COVID-19 testing through or by calling 811. 

Alberta Health services announced Wednesday the following communities are offering walk-in clinics: Brooks, Calgary, Camrose, Drayton Valley, Drumheller, Edmonton, Fort Macleod, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, High Level, Lethbridge, Magrath, Medicine Hat, Raymond, Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House, Stettler, Taber, Vegreville and Wainwright.