Gillian McCutcheon, Northern Health’s manager of community services in Terrace, at the entrance to the phase two vaccine clinic at the Terrace Sportsplex in March. Northern Health is hosting a celebration at the Sportsplex July 28 to mark the end of its mass vaccination campaign in the city. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Gillian McCutcheon, Northern Health’s manager of community services in Terrace, at the entrance to the phase two vaccine clinic at the Terrace Sportsplex in March. Northern Health is hosting a celebration at the Sportsplex July 28 to mark the end of its mass vaccination campaign in the city. (Ben Bogstie/Terrace Standard)

Northern Health to host vaccination celebration in Terrace

July 28 ‘VAX the NORTH’ event marks end of mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Terrace

Northern Health is hosting a celebration event at the Sportsplex July 28 to mark the end of its mass vaccination campaign in Terrace.

Dubbed the ‘VAX the NORTH,’ the event will feature both a drop-in vaccine clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and a celebration between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

The clinic is open to anyone aged 12 and up for first or second doses. According to Northern Health, the event will have live music, door prizes and free food from Lola’s Specialty Filipino Foods and Chef’s Global Fusion.

While the mass vaccination campaign is wrapping up, Northern Health will be providing ‘catch up’ clinics at the Terrace Health Unit throughout August. People seeking a shot at those clinics need to book an appointment by calling the health unit at 250-631-4200.

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