Community Vaccination Update

On May 20th, 2021, another 498 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine were safely administered in Marathon. Currently, 63% of eligible individuals in our catchment population have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 20% have received both doses.

The Marathon Family Health Team is very pleased to have been able to efficiently put 996 vaccines into arms over the last two weeks. We look forward to continuing to offer up to 500 eligible individuals with first and second doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at our upcoming clinic on June 3rd, 2021.

Since early March, first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to:

  • Adults 30+ years of age
  • Essential workers 18+ years of age
  • Some essential workers 12+ years of age
  • Individuals with priority health conditions 12+ years of age

Second doses have been and administered to some of the following:

  • Seniors living in congregate settings
  • Some individuals with highest risk health conditions, including those with organ transplants and who are on active cancer treatment
  • High-risk healthcare workers, including all hospital and clinic staff and providers, as well as first responders
  • Essential care partners of seniors living in congregate settings
  • Indigenous adults and their household members

At this time, all individuals 18 years and older are eligible to receive a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Some children and youth between the ages of 12 to 17 years of age, including essential workers and those with priority health conditions, can also request vaccination appointments. If you haven’t received your first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine yet, we encourage you to request an appointment by clicking here.

Please note: the community vaccination goal has been updated to include community members aged 12 and older.