COVID-19 immunizations for priority groups in Labrador South and Labrador Straits to begin March 15, 2021

Public Notice – March 5, 2021

Labrador-Grenfell Health is advising the public that implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine program will continue in remote and isolated communities along the South Coast and Straits of Labrador for all individuals 18 years of age or older beginning March 15, 2021.

Labrador-Grenfell Health is pleased to be partnering with the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) with respect to collaboration on information sharing and communications around implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine program.

“NunatuKavut Inuit communities are being included in Phase 1 of the vaccine program as part of the remote and isolated Indigenous communities priority group. We strongly encourage our members to take note of the health information available on the vaccines and to be participatory in this program in their community. The protection of the health and well-being of our people during this global pandemic is paramount.”
Todd Russell
NCC President


Monday, March 15 to Friday, March 19

  • Cartwright – 50 Plus Club
  • Charlottetown Community Clinic
  • Forteau – Labrador South Health Centre
  • L’anse au Loup – Town Hall
  • Port Hope Simpson Community Clinic
  • Mary’s Harbour Community Clinic
  • St. Lewis Community Clinic

To Book an Appointment

Beginning March 8 and ending March 16 at 4:00 p.m., individuals can book via:

  • Online self-registration

Health Myself (

Authorization Code – LGHCOV19

  • Telephone



Labrador-Grenfell Health is following provincial and national guidance on COVID-19 vaccination for priority populations. More information regarding continued implementation of vaccine in the region will be shared in the coming weeks.

While waiting for your opportunity for vaccination, and after vaccination, it is important for everyone to continue to follow public health guidance to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your communities.

This includes:

  • Wearing a mask and keeping 2 metres distance;
  • Washing your hands frequently;
  • Respecting public health guidance on gatherings, travel and quarantine.
  • Staying home and calling 8-11 if you feel sick;

Labrador-Grenfell Health will continue to communicate as additional vaccine information becomes available.

Please check our website at to stay up-to-date.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, please visit Health Canada. For up-to-date information around the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit

Media Contact:

Amanda MacNeil

Regional Director of Communications, Labrador-Grenfell Health