Quebec plans to unveil the province’s first drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination website at Montreal’s Trudeau Worldwide Aiport by mid-Might.
Well being Minister Christian Dubé made the announcement on Tuesday morning, citing that “individuals in Quebec wish to get vaccinated.” He says the province’s largest airport will be capable of administer as much as 4,000 COVID-19 doses per day.
“We’re providing a further service so individuals can come by and get vaccinated in automobiles with their household,” he stated in French.
Dubé says six individuals got the coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday morning as a part of the demonstration earlier than ramping as much as attain the federal government’s aim of 4,000 per day on the airport.
The well being minister stated drive-thru clinics would assist individuals with restricted mobility get vaccinated. He expects the clinic to be operating at full capability by Might 17.
Dozens of tents can be arrange in a vacant car parking zone on the airport, the place well being care suppliers will administer the vaccines.
Innovant. C’est le mot qui me vient en tête pour décrire le premier centre de vaccination à l’auto du Québec, situé à l’aéroport de Mtl, que j’ai visité ce matin.
À pleine puissance, on y vaccinera jusqu’à 4000 personnes/jour. Il ouvrira graduellement ses portes à la mi-mai. pic.twitter.com/ddYld3zRR3
— Christian Dubé (@cdube_sante) May 4, 2021
By Might 14, the province’s youngest age group — these aged 18 to 24 — will be capable of ebook vaccination appointments via public well being’s COVID-19 web site.
Throughout a press convention final week, Dubé says the authorities will “for sure” meet its June 24 goal of administering the COVID-19 vaccine to any Quebecer who needs it.