January 8, 2021 COVID-19 UPDATE

8 January 2021

8 January 2021

Personal Care Home Vaccine Update

We’ve been advised today that Riverview Health Centre Personal Care Home Residents

will have the opportunity to receive the first dose of the covid-19 vaccine on Thursday, January 28th.  The second dose is scheduled to be administered on Thursday, February 25th.

Residents and/or Substitute Decision Makers will be contacted in the coming 2 weeks and will be provided with information about the vaccine, including risks and benefits, and asked for informed consent for the vaccine to be administered.

For further information about the vaccine, please review the following factsheets:

COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines Public Health Factsheet https://manitoba.ca/asset_library/en/covid/covid19_vaccine_factsheet.pdf  

COVID-19 Vaccine Reaction Factsheet https://manitoba.ca/asset_library/en/covid/covid19_vaccine_reaction_factsheet.pdf  

Thank you.

Sincerely,
RHC Senior Leadership Team