The drive-thru vaccination clinic in Regina is anticipated to run out of vaccine Monday.
❗️The line for the COVID-19 drive-thru immunization site in #Regina remains OPEN (58 yrs+) but we expect vaccine supply will run out today (Mar 22). We’re carefully monitoring length of line. We apologize to all who were turned away earlier & for the anxiety this may have caused
— Saskatchewan Health Authority (@SaskHealth) March 22, 2021
The line remains open to those 58 and older as well as Phase One priority healthcare workers, but the Saskatchewan Health Authority says the 15,500 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine are set to run out sometime late on Monday.
The drive-thru clinic running out of vaccine means it will close temporarily until more vaccine arrives in Saskatchewan.
The SHA is monitoring the length of the lineup as of Monday afternoon.
They say the pilot project has worked well so far, and noted the following highlights:
· A proof-of-concept event for Phase 1 eligible health care workers on Sunday, March 14;
· Reaching targets of 2,000 vaccines administered per day at a drive-thru site; and
· The establishment of a short-range FM radio station for the site to inform the public about the vaccine and the process.
The SHA says more groups and areas of Saskatchewan will receive the vaccine once supply is available.