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Eastern Health Offering Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Pedestrian Mall

August 11, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises it will be holding a pop-up COVID-19 vaccine at the Pedestrian Mall in downtown St. John’s on Saturday, August 14, 2021. The walk-in clinic will be located at the Scotia Centre on Water Street and will be open from noon to 6:00 p.m. It will offer first and second doses to individuals 12 years and older and appointments are not required. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Offering Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Pedestrian Mall”



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Masking Requirements Continue at All Eastern Health Facilities 

August 10, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: While the special measures order for mandatory masks in indoor public spaces has been lifted, Eastern Health is advising the public that masks will continue to be mandatory for clients, visitors and staff in all Eastern Health facilities as well as in congregate living facilities for seniors including personal care homes and long-term care facilities.  

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Eastern Health Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics on Bell Island

August 5, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that first and second dose COVID-19 vaccine clinics for individuals 12 years of age and older will be held on Bell Island at the Wabana Town Hall on Tuesday, August 10 and Wednesday, August 11. Clinics will be from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and can be booked online.

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Eastern Health Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-in Clinics at the Village Mall

August 5, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that starting today, the Village Mall in St. John’s will be a COVID-19 walk in clinic for first and second doses for individuals 12 years and older. These walk-in clinics will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., seven days a week. Appointments are not required.

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Eastern Health Launches Breastfeeding Support Services Survey

August 4, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health is launching an online breastfeeding support services survey to seek feedback from members of the public about their experiences with breastfeeding support services between February 2019 and February 2020. The survey will collect information regarding the delivery of breastfeeding support services during this period, prior to service interruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The perspectives gathered will provide valuable feedback which will be used to help improve the breastfeeding support services offered at Eastern Health.

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Eastern Health Offering Adult COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-in Clinics at the Glacier

August 3, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that first and second dose walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics for individuals 18 years and older are taking place at the Glacier Arena in Mount Pearl from August 3 to August 6, 2021. These walk-in clinics will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Eastern Health Offering Youth COVID-19 Walk-in Vaccine Clinics (Rural Avalon)

August 2, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that there are first dose walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics for youth, 12 to 17 years old, taking place across the Rural Avalon throughout August, 2021. These walk-in clinics will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or while supply is available. The dates and locations are as follows:

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Virtual Emergency Room Services in Place at Dr. S. Beckley Health Centre in Grand Bank

July 30, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Effective Tuesday, August 3, 2021, Eastern Health will implement a hybrid model of in-person and virtual emergency services for patient care at the Dr. S. Beckley Health Centre in Grand Bank. This is a temporary measure in response to a physician shortage at the facility.      LEARN MORE “Virtual Emergency Room Services in Place at Dr. S. Beckley Health Centre in Grand Bank”



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Eastern Health Offering Youth COVID-19 Walk-in Vaccine Clinics

July 30, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that there are first dose walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics for youth, 12 to 17 years old, at the Village Mall in St. John’s on the following dates:

  • July 31 and August 1-7, 2021

Appointments are not required for these walk-in clinics for youth. Second dose appointments will be scheduled upon check-in for first dose. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Offering Youth COVID-19 Walk-in Vaccine Clinics”



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Eastern Health Offering Additional First Dose Appointments and Youth COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

July 28, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that additional first dose appointments are available at the Glacier Arena in Mount Pearl until August 6, 2021, for individuals 18 years and older. Those receiving their first dose can also receive an appointment for their second dose. To book an appointment at one of the available clinics, please visit www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/vaccine/gettheshot/.

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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. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Offering Youth COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics”



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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. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Advises of Youth COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Harbour Grace”



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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. LEARN MORE “Earlier Appointments Now Available at COVID-19 Clinics”



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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. LEARN MORE “Temporary Closure of Main Entrance of Health Sciences Centre”



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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. LEARN MORE “Updates on Visitor Restrictions and COVID-19 Testing for Hospital Admissions”



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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.) LEARN MORE “Opening of Temporary Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Clinic for Travellers”



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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. LEARN MORE “Additional COVID-19 Clinics Added to Booking System for mRNA Vaccine”



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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Available for Individuals with Increased Risk of Allergic Reaction to Vaccine

June 25, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that they are arranging vaccine appointments for individuals who have been advised by either public health or their health-care provider that they should receive their first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine in a hospital setting, due to an increased risk of a severe reaction to the vaccine. LEARN MORE “COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Available for Individuals with Increased Risk of Allergic Reaction to Vaccine”



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Temporary Changes at Emergency Entrance of St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital

June 18, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health informs the public of upcoming temporary changes at the entrance of the emergency department of St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital. A crane will be on site to lift materials to the 7th floor of the building on Sunday, June 20, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. until approximately 12:00 p.m. LEARN MORE “Temporary Changes at Emergency Entrance of St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital”



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Reconfiguration of Visitor and Staff Parking Lots at Dr. L.A. Miller Centre

June 18, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of a reconfiguration in parking lot locations at Dr. L.A. Miller Centre effective Monday, June 21, 2021. The current ‘visitor only’ parking lot will be relocated to the 9A/C parking lot near the Southcott Hall main block, and staff who previously parked at the 9A/C parking lot will move to the former ‘visitor only’ parking lot. This change will result in closer parking to the facility for visitors and clients. LEARN MORE “Reconfiguration of Visitor and Staff Parking Lots at Dr. L.A. Miller Centre”



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Change in Date for COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Ferryland

June 18, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that the COVID-19 vaccine clinic scheduled for Thursday, June 24 in Ferryland will now take place on Wednesday, June 23. Appointments previously scheduled for June 24 will automatically be transferred to the same time on June 23. If an individual is not able to attend their new appointment time on June 23, please visit https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/vaccine/gettheshot/ to schedule a new appointment. LEARN MORE “Change in Date for COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Ferryland”



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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Available for First and Second Dose Appointments in Clarenville, Bonavista, Lethbridge and Marystown

June 15, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health continues to offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics for first and second dose appointments in Clarenville, Bonavista, Lethbridge and Marystown. The dates and locations are as follows: LEARN MORE “COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Available for First and Second Dose Appointments in Clarenville, Bonavista, Lethbridge and Marystown”



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Earlier Appointments Now Available for Second Dose COVID-19 Vaccines

June 4, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health is now offering earlier appointments for COVID-19 second dose vaccines. These appointments are based on when first doses were administered to assist with the province’s reopening plan. Starting today through a phased-in approach, those who are due for their second dose will be able to move their appointment up to within eight weeks of their first dose. Individuals can choose to keep their original appointment if they prefer. LEARN MORE “Earlier Appointments Now Available for Second Dose COVID-19 Vaccines”



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Eastern Health Launches Virtual Care Survey

June 2, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health today launched a virtual care survey to seek feedback from members of the public about their experiences with virtual care appointments within the health-care setting. Virtual care refers to any health-care appointment, not in-person, which was conducted via computer (desktop or laptop), telephone (landline or cell phone) or another mobile device (e.g. iPad, tablet). The perspectives gathered will provide valuable feedback and be used to help improve the patient experience with virtual care technologies in the future. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Launches Virtual Care Survey”


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Last updated: 2021-07-04