Book your COVID-19 and flu vaccination appointment

You can get the Moderna Spikevax® or Pfizer Comirnaty XBB.1.5 vaccines, as well as the flu shot, by making an appointment. If you are in Whitehorse you can book your COVID-19 vaccine online. For people living outside Whitehorse contact your local health centre to talk about you choices.

How to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccination.

Before coming in for your appointment:

  • review the information sheet and after-care sheet for COVID-19 and flu; and
  • prepare any questions you have for clinic health care providers.

What to bring to your vaccination appointment

  • Bring a valid Yukon or other Canadian health care card if you have it.
  • Bring your immunization record (yellow book) if you have it.
  • Wear a loose-fitting or short-sleeved shirt so that your upper arm can be reached.



Moderna Spikevax XBB.1.5 mRNA vaccine schedule recommendations

COVID-19 XBB.1.5 mRNA Vaccine Recommendations


Appointments for individuals aged 6 months and older

The vaccines are available to individuals aged 6 months and older.

Refer to the chart above for dose availability.

Find out more about the vaccine for children:

Communities

Whitehorse

Appointment hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Location: Whitehorse Health Centre - NVD Place Mall (4201 4th Avenue).
Walk-ins may be accommodated whenever possible. 

Book your appointment: Book your COVID-19 and flu vaccines

 

Communities outside of Whitehorse

Contact your local health centre to book your appointment or for further information regarding immunization and upcoming Influenza and COVID-19 clinics.

Pharmacies

You can book your COVID-19 and flu vaccinations at the following pharmacies:

Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy

For COVID-19 and flu vaccines: Book your vaccine appointment 

 

Superstore pharmacy (aged 5 and older)

For COVID-19 and flu vaccines: Book your vaccine appointment 

 

Save-on-foods pharmacy (aged 12 and older)

For COVID-19 and flu vaccines: Book your vaccine appointment 



Guide to booking, rescheduling and cancelling appointments

How do you book an appointment?

  1. Click the "Book your COVID-19 and flu vaccines" button to go to the appointments booking page.
  2. Carefully read the instructions provided.
  3. Under the “Select appointment" section, select the appointment type.
  4. Fill in your personal details, including:
    • your first and last name;
    • personal health number (optional);
    • mobile phone number (for SMS) and or email; and
    • preferred contact method and date of birth, then click “Next”.
  5. A verification code will be sent to your email or mobile phone, based on your preferred contact method.
  6. Open up your email or text message and retrieve the code.
  7. Enter this verification code and click “Submit.”
  8. Choose a location by clicking on “Book Appointment” next to your desired location. 
  9. Select your preferred date and time.
  10. Click “Book Now.”
  11. You will then see an appointment confirmation page. Here, you can add the appointment to your calendar, or reschedule or cancel if needed.
  12. Based on your preferred contact method, we will send you an email or text to confirm your appointment.

 

How do you reschedule an appointment?

  1. In the confirmation email or text message you received, click on the "Reschedule or cancel my appointment" link. This link will take you to your appointment confirmation on the online service.
  2. Choose the “Reschedule Appointment” button
  3. Select a new date and time for your appointment.
  4. Based on your preferred contact method, you'll receive an "Appointment Rescheduled" confirmation email or text.

If you booked an appointment on the phone and you are outside of Whitehorse, contact your local health centre to reschedule your appointment.

How do you cancel an appointment?

  1. In the confirmation email or text message you received, click on the "Reschedule or cancel my appointment" link. This link will take you to your appointment confirmation.
  2. Choose the “Cancel Appointment” button.
  3. You will then be taken to an “Appointment Cancelled” page.
  4. You will receive an "Appointment Cancelled" email or text message.
  5. You can choose to book a new appointment by clicking on the “Book Again” button.

If you booked an appointment on the phone and you are outside of Whitehorse, contact your local health centre to cancel your appointment.

How soon before the appointment can you book?

We typically open bookings 1-2 weeks before the clinic date. You can book up until the start of the appointment. If you want to book a same-day appointment, plan your time. Consider how much time it’ll take to get to the clinic on time so you can avoid being late.

Why do you have to book a vaccination appointment?

Appointments help us to better manage our human resources as well as our territorial vaccine supply.

What information do you need to book a vaccination appointment?

You will need to provide:

  • your first and last name;
  • personal health number (optional);
  • mobile phone number (for SMS) and or email; and
  • preferred contact method and date of birth.

If you’re a Yukon resident, you can apply for a Yukon health care card

If you do not have an email address

You do not need an email address to book an appointment. You can book an appointment with your mobile phone number.

If you do not have a mobile phone number

You do not need a mobile number to book an appointment. You can book an appointment with your email address.


Booking for others

Can you book an appointment on behalf of a family member?

Yes. You'll need:

  • their first and last name;

  • their health number (optional);
  • their mobile phone number (for SMS) and or email; and
  • their preferred contact method and date of birth.

Can you book an appointment for a family member for the same time as your own appointment?

Appointment times are for 1 person only. Clinics may have multiple staff giving the vaccine. You may be able to book an appointment at approximately the same time as your family member.

If you're unsure if you're immunocompromised, contact your health care provider.

If you booked an appointment on the phone and you are outside of Whitehorse, contact your local health centre.

Phone 867-332-6754 for help with rescheduling or canceling your appointment.



Questions about getting the vaccines

Are non-mRNA COVID-19 vaccines available?

For people aged 18 and over seeking an alternative to the mRNA vaccines, such as Pfizer and Moderna, there may be non-MRNA vaccines available. Talk to your health care provider.  

What infection control measures will vaccine clinics have in place?

  • Masks will be made available for those who choose to wear them
  • Clean or sanitize your hands on entry to the clinic
  • Stay home and rebook your appointment if you're sick or experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms

Who are considered immunocompromised people?

People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised will follow a different COVID-19 immunization schedule. This may include:

  • active treatment for solid tumour or hematologic malignancies;
  • receipt of solid-organ transplant while taking an immunosuppressive therapy;
  • receipt of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy (within 2 years);
  • receipt of hematopoietic stem cell transplant (within 2 years);
  • moderate to severe primary immunodeficiency (for example, DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome);
  • HIV with AIDS-defining illness or TB diagnosis in last 12 months before starting vaccine series, or severe immune compromise with CD4;
  • chronic kidney disease on dialysis; and
  • active treatment with the following categories of immunosuppressive therapies:
    • anti-B cell therapies (monoclonal antibodies targeting CD19, CD20 and CD22 );
    • high-dose systemic corticosteroids (for example, a prednisone dose of ≥ 2 mg/kg per day or ≥ 20 mg per day for ≥ 14 days);
    • alkylating agents;
    • antimetabolites;
    • tumour-necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors; and
    • other biologic agents that are significantly immunosuppressive.

Examples of biological agents that reduce immune response include:

  • cancer chemotherapy;
  • radiation therapy;
  • cytotoxic drugs;
  • calcineurin inhibitors;
  • biological response modifiers; and
  • antibodies that target lymphocytes.

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