NewsRegional HKPRDHU launches Standby list for same-day COVID-19 vaccines SHARE ON: Mo Fahim, staff Tuesday, Jun. 29th, 2021 Supplied by the Province of British Columbia Area residents can now add their names to a standby list for COVID-19 vaccine doses that may be available at the end of one of the local health unit’s immunization clinics. Starting Monday, June 28, residents of Haliburton County can visit the website of the HKPR District Health Unit to register to potentially receive a vaccination at the end of a clinic day. By providing their name and phone number, residents may receive a call to come to a clinic at the end of the day if there are vaccine doses remaining. Officials say this is not a booking tool. Participants will only be called if there are extra doses available To use the standby list, participants: must be a resident of Haliburton County, Northumberland County or the City of Kawartha Lakes must be able to attend the specified within 25 to 30 minutes of receiving a call The standby list is open to anyone wishing to receive their first or second dose of vaccine. How to Register: On the Health Unit’s website: www.hkpr.on.ca and visit the page: COVID-19 Vaccine – Standby List. Between 8 am and noon, residents can click on the links provided to register for a clinic they can attend quickly. Standby lists may close before noon if the list is full. Residents will need to register each day they are available. Lists will be cleared daily to ensure they are current. Residents should register for only one region/clinic each day. Health Unit clinics offer one of Health Canada’s approved mRNA vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna). These vaccines are interchangeable. The Health Unit will not identify in advance what vaccine will be offered at a clinic. The standby list is open to anyone wishing to receive their first or second dose of vaccine.