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Mar 18
Front-line workers, including K-12 educational staff, prioritized as COVID-19 vaccine rollout accelerates
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K-12 educational staff are among more than 300,000 front-line workers who will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations in the coming weeks.
The provincial government announced March 18 that beginning in April, people in priority groups identified by public health and the COVID-19 Workplace Task Group will start to receive their first vaccine dose. These groups include:

  • first responders (police, firefighters, emergency transport);
  • K-12 educational staff;
  • child care staff;
  • grocery store workers;
  • postal workers;
  • bylaw and quarantine officers;
  • manufacturing workers;
  • wholesale/warehousing employees;
  • staff living in congregate housing at places such as ski hills;
  • correctional facilities staff; and
  • cross-border transport staff.


Booking arrangements for front-line workers will be established in the coming weeks.

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