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‘She was really, really sweet': Dr. Henry has lunch at Kelowna sandwich shop

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry grabbed lunch at the Little Hobo Soup and Sandwich Shop in Kelowna, Friday, June 25, 2021.
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June 25, 2021 - 3:46 PM

Employees and the owner of a Kelowna sandwich shop were happy B.C.’s top doctor stopped by to grab some food before heading into a meeting.

Server Nadia Mallo with the Little Hobo Soup and Sandwich Shop said provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry ordered a veggie sandwich and Doukhobor borscht for takeout before dashing off to a meeting today, June 25.

“She was really really sweet. She was happy to be here for sure,” she said. “She asked us how we were all doing here and if we were getting our vaccines and we were all following protocols super well and she was really pleased to see how we were doing things.”

Henry has been touring different health authorities, promoting COVID-19 vaccines and listening to concerns.

“She’s great, she’s just like she is on television,” said owner Crystal Dougan. “It felt like a really cool women’s role model was in the house… she’s done a great job and I can’t even imagine what’s she’s been through in the last two years comparatively to the rest of us. She’s done and I was happy to have her here and everyone was kind of excited to see her.”

READ MORE: Drop-ins now accepted at any Interior Health COVID-19 vaccination clinic for 1st shots

As of today, 77.6% of all adults in B.C. and 76.2% of those 12 and older have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

In addition, 26.9% of all adults in B.C. and 25.2% of those 12 and older have received their second dose.

More than 4.7 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in B.C., with more than 1.1 million of which are second doses.

There were only 72 new COVID-19 cases reported.

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