Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Offering Youth COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

July 27, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health is advising that there is a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic specific to youth 12 to 17 years old today, July 27, 2021, at the Village Mall in St. John’s. The clinic is currently ongoing and is scheduled until 5:00 p.m., or while supply is available. There are a maximum of 100 doses available. Appointments are not required for this clinic. (more…)


Eastern Health Advises of Youth COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Harbour Grace

July 23, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health is advising that there are clinic appointments available for youth 12 to 17 years old today, Friday, July 23, at the Danny Cleary Stadium in Harbour Grace. Individuals may either drop in to the clinic or make an appointment though the Pomelo system. (more…)


Eastern Health Provides Update on Visitation

July 22, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that, in line with provincial guidelines, general visitation is permitted, effective Friday, July 23, for all provincially-operated acute care facilities, health centres and long-term care facilities as well as privately-operated long-term care homes, personal care homes, and community care homes. While restrictions are eased, alternatives to in-person visiting are encouraged such as virtual visits, outdoor visits when possible, and phone calls when possible.

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Eastern Health Encouraging Individuals to Cancel Duplicate COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

July 20, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health is reminding individuals of the importance of canceling appointments which are no longer required at COVID-19 vaccine clinics. This may include previously scheduled appointments due to a change in appointment time or location, i.e., getting a vaccine from a physician or pharmacist. Individuals may cancel their appointment through their reminder email, the Pomelo website or by calling 1-800-563-3692 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

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Earlier Appointments Now Available at COVID-19 Clinics

July 15, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that it is now offering earlier appointments for COVID-19 second dose vaccines to individuals 12 years of age and older. Starting today, those who are due for their second dose will be able to move their appointment to 28 days after their first dose. Individuals can choose to keep their original appointment if they prefer. (more…)


First and Second Dose Clinic Appointments Available in July at Some COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

July 14, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health continues to offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics for first and second dose appointments in July 2021 in Carbonear, Holyrood, Dildo and Harbour Gace. The dates and locations are as follows: (more…)


Temporary Closure of Main Entrance of Health Sciences Centre

July 9, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health informs the public that the main entrance of the Health Sciences Centre will be temporarily closed on Monday, July 12, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until approximately 10:00 p.m. This closure is necessary to accommodate the lifting and installation of new mechanical equipment on the roof near the HSC’s main entrance. (more…)


Updates on Visitor Restrictions and COVID-19 Testing for Hospital Admissions

June 30, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health reminds the public of visitor restrictions and advises of updates to routine surveillance COVID-19 testing for hospital admissions. All support persons/visitors must continue to register upon arrival to a health-care facility and be screened prior to the visit. (more…)


Opening of Temporary Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Clinic for Travellers

June 30, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public of a new temporary drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic for travellers who require a COVID-19 test upon arrival to the St. John’s International Airport and other entry points into the region. The testing clinic, which is by appointment only, will open on July 1, 2021, and hours of operation are 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., seven days a week.(*Effective July 11, 2021, the hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., seven days a week, but are subject to change based on demand.) (more…)


Additional COVID-19 Clinics Added to Booking System for mRNA Vaccine

June 25, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that additional first and second dose appointments are now available throughout the region. More appointments will be added next week and people are encouraged to check the Pomelo website. Based on the current vaccine supply, most of the Eastern Health clinics are now offering Moderna. (more…)