The government provided additional details regarding the priority groups for COVID-19 vaccinations. “We remain committed to ensuring all New Brunswickers who want the vaccine will be able to access it as quickly as possible,” said Health Minister Dorothy Shephard. “Our vaccine plan will allow us to accomplish this goal.”
Pharmacists will be included in Phase 2, which is scheduled to begin in April 2021. Of note, the government has also added truckers, rotational workers and regular cross-border work commuters to the Phase 2 list.
RCC will continue to push for retail workers who deal with the public to receive priority in the government’s vaccination plan. More details can be found in the press release.