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Penny Fausta is now administering the Pfizer vaccine for:

Phase 2A, 2B, 2C & 2D. As of May 6, 2021.

- Alberta residents 30 years of age or older.

- First Nations, Metis and Inuit people 30 years of age or older.

- Teachers, Educators, Education Assistants, School Support Staff, Day Care staff and Child Care staff.

- Staff and residents of licensed seniors supportive living facilities not included in Phase 1.

- Alberta residents 12 years of age or older with eligible high-risk underlying health conditions.

- Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists and all other health care professionals and their office or support staff who provide in-person, direct patient care.

- Individuals working in patient care facilities or providing services directly to clients in the community for Alberta Health Services, Covenant Health, Alberta Precision Labs, DynaLife, and students undertaking placement practicums in clinical areas.

- Healthcare workers on First Nation reserves or Metis Settlements.

- Shelter staff and residents.

- Correctional facility staff.

- Workers at meatpacking plants.

- Residents and support staff at eligible congregate living settings and workplaces at risk for large outbreaks: front-line policing and provincial sheriffs, front-line disability services workers that support clients in a variety of services and living arrangements, mental health and other types of licensed supportive living.

- Caregivers of Albertans who are most at risk of severe outcomes:

- Up to 4 designated family/support people of those individuals in long term care, designated supportive living and licensed supportive living facilities.


- Household contacts age 16 and over and caregivers for children 11 and under (born in 2010 or later) who have an eligible chronic condition in Phase 2B but are unable to receive the vaccine due to age.


- Household contacts age 16 and over of eligible profoundly immunocompromised Albertans.

- Firefighters and front-line policing and provincial sheriffs who interact with residents at shelters, correctional facilities and remand centres, and Canadian Border Security Agency staff

On-line Appointment booking is now live. Should you require any assistance with booking please contact us at 403 455 6580.

If you are not yet eligible for a vaccine in Alberta. Not to worry, you soon will be! Penny Fausta has created a wait-list for those who are interested in being contacted as they do become eligible.​ 

Penny Fausta COVID19 Vaccinations

 

Do one or more of the following categories apply to you?

- You are an Alberta resident that is 30 years of age or older?

- You are a member of First Nations, Metis or Inuit people that is 30 years of age or older?

- You are staff or a resident at a licensed seniors supportive living facility?

- You are an Alberta resident that is 12 years of age or older, with eligible high-risk underlying health conditions?

- You are a physician, nurse, pharmacist, dentist or any other health care professional or you are office or support staff who provide in-person, direct patient care.

- You are an individual working in patient care facilities or providing services directly to clients in the community for Alberta Health Services, Covenant Health, Alberta Precision Labs, DynaLife, and students undertaking placement practicums in clinical areas.

- You are a healthcare worker on a First Nation Reserve or in a Metis Settlement.

- You are a staff member or resident at a shelter.

- You are a staff member at a Correctional facility.

- You are a worker at meatpacking plant.

- You are a resident or support staff member at an eligible congregate living setting or workplace at risk for large outbreaks: front-line policing or provincial sheriff, front-line disability services worker that support clients in a variety of services and living arrangements, mental health and other types of licensed supportive living.

- You are a caregiver of an Albertan(s) who are most at risk of severe outcomes:

- You are 1 of 4 designated family/support people for an individual(s) in long term care, designated supportive living or licensed supportive living facilities.

- You are a household contact age 16 and over or a caregiver for children 11 and under (born in 2010 or later) who have an eligible chronic condition in Phase 2B but are unable to receive the vaccine due to age.

- You are a household contact age 16 and over of eligible profoundly immunocompromised Albertans.

- You are a firefighter or front-line policing or provincial sheriff who interact with residents at shelters, correctional facilities and remand centres, or Canadian Border Security Agency staff.

- You are a Teacher, Educator, an Education Assistant, School Support staff, Day Care staff or Child Care staff.​

 
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The COVID-19 vaccine cannot be administered within 14 days of any other vaccination. As well, other vaccines cannot be administered within 28 days of receiving your first or second COVID-19 vaccination dose.

In order to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, you must be asymptomatic and not had a positive COVID-19 test result in the last 14 days.

The COVID-19 vaccination is a two dose vaccine that is 95% effective in preventing COVID-19 when the second dose is administered within the recommended interval. Both first and second dose appointments will be scheduled at your initial booking. 

Due to the limited availability of daily doses, you must contact the pharmacy immediately if you cannot make your scheduled appointment. 

Important Information Before Your First Dose

 
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What to expect at your appointment with Penny Fausta

At the pharmacy:
- Wear a mask or face covering

- You will be screened for potential Covid 19 infection before being vaccinated

- Please arrive on time, not early
- Penny Fausta has a safe and comfortable waiting area for post-injection. Patients must remain in the store for 15 minutes post-injection to monitor for anaphylactic reactions.

Review post immunization after care guidance instructions:

Individuals who receive COVID-19 vaccination may experience side effects. These reactions are most often mild, develop within 24 hours and could last 24-48 hours.

Side effects may include:

- redness, swelling, or feeling sore where you had the needle
- feeling tired
- headache
- fever or chills
- body aches or sore joints
- feeling sick to your stomach (nausea), vomiting (throwing up), or loose stool (diarrhea)
- swollen lymph nodes

 

Call Health Link at 811 to report any serious or unusual side effects.