Diverse Needs COVID-19 Immunization Clinic

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Diverse Needs COVID-19 Immunization Clinic

Are you afraid of needles (needle phobia)?  Does a family member have behavioural needs, diverse developmental needs, or other challenges in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?

The Sask Health Authority has a 'Diverse Needs COVID-19 Immunization Clinic' in Regina for those individuals or families.  

The Diverse Needs COVID-19 Immunization Clinic aims to:
            - reduce barriers or obstacles that individuals or families may face, and
            - improve the overall comfort and experience for those experiencing challenges receiving COVID-19 Immunization by providing: 

- A low sensory, low stimulus, family-friendly environment.
- Caregivers or family members may also be eligible to receive vaccination at the same time (if time permits).
- Open to individuals of all eligible ages.

Al Ritchie Heritage Community Health Centre at 1550 14th Avenue, Regina

Appointments for the Diverse Needs COVID-19 Immunization Clinic can be made by calling 1-833-SASK-VAX (727-5829).

Please visit www.saskhealthauthority.ca and search “kids comfort vaccine” and other resources for additional supports available to help reduce discomfort associated with immunization.