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COVID-19 vaccines now available at pharmacies in Penticton

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COVID-19 vaccine availability is being topped up at pharmacies in the Interior Health region, and others are being added to the list of available vaccination sites.

Pharmacies in Castlegar, Cranbrook and Penticton now carry the AstraZeneca vaccine, according to an Interior Health media release. Pharmacies in Kelowna, Lake Country, Vernon and West Kelowna that had been providing immunizations will get more supply. 

COVID-19 transmission continues in the Interior Health region and across the province and IH says it is important to continue following public health guidelines, whether vaccinated or not.

READ MORE: 874 new COVID-19 cases in B.C.; 1 death in Interior Health

Yesterday, April 29, there were 874 new COVID-19 cases in the province, including 60 in Interior Health.

People aged 30 or older are reminded to only schedule one appointment, either using the provincial system or with a participating pharmacy directly.

Go here for a list of participating pharmacies.

More information on the provincial immunization plan can be found here.

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