Eligibility and Recommendations
Everyone in Manitoba aged 6 months and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Doctors across the province are offering the newest vaccine to target the most common variant this season, the XBB.1.5 strain of the COVID-19 virus.
The COVID-19 vaccine is recommended for everyone aged 6 months and older, including:
- Those who have received a COVID vaccine in the past,
- Those who have been previously infected with COVID, and
- Those who have not received any COVID vaccines in the past.
For those who have received a COVID vacine in the past or have been infected by COVID, it is generally recommended to to wait at least 6 months after your last dose or infection. There could be a decreased immune response to the vaccine when provided sooner than the recommended 6 month period, except in specific situations recommended by your doctor.