COVID-19 Vaccination

Covid icon keyPhase 3 - Albertans born 1991 or earlier. 

Visit Alberta Health Services for a list of eligible conditions. 

Locations  
Auburn Bay Beddington
Brentwood Creekside
Crowfoot Dalhousie
Deer Valley Forest Lawn
Hamptons Macleod Trail
Midtown Monterey
North Hill Oakridge
Quarry Park Richmond Road   
 Rocky Ridge Shawnessy     
Village Square      West Springs
Edgefield - Strathmore Montrose - High River 
Sierra Springs - Airdrie     

 

AstraZeneca vaccine is not available at any of our locations. 

We do not accept walk-ins.  Please check back frequently for openings due to cancellations and no shows. To better serve you, we are adding new appointments as vaccine supply becomes available. Please note: If a date is greyed out it means the day is either full or has not yet been released due to the guarantee of vaccine supply.

Who is eligible for vaccination?

Select Calgary Co-op pharmacies are offering COVID-19 vaccine to Albertans who qualify for:

Phase 1B - Albertans born 1946 or earlier. 

Phase 2A - Albertans born 1956 or earlier, First Nations, Métis and Inuit born 1971 or earlier and staff and residents of licensed seniors supportive living facilities not included in Phase 1. 

Phase 2B - Albertans born between 1957 to 2009 with high-risk underlying health conditions.

Phase 2C - Health care workers, shelter and correctional facility staff and meatpacking plant staff (must provide proof of eligibility and employment).

- Staff and residents who provide care or support to Albertans in facilities previously not offered immunization, including front-line disability workers, group homes, mental health or addiction treatment, children and youth group care and campus-based care including secure services and other types of licensed supportive living.

- Firefighters, front-line policing, provincial sheriffs, and Canadian Border Security Agency staff.

- Front-line disability services workers that support clients in a variety of services and living arrangements, mental health or addiction treatment, and other types of licensed supportive living.

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

    • Designated family/support people of those individuals in long term care, designated supportive living and licensed supportive living facilities
    • Parents or guardians of children under 12 who have an eligible chronic condition (Phase 2B) but are unable to receive vaccine due to age
    • Household contacts and caregivers of profoundly immunocompromised individuals.

Phase 2D - Albertans born 1971 or earlier and First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) persons born 1972 to 1986 (turning 35 to 49), no matter where they live. Alberta Teachers, Child Care Workers and Support Staff  (Bookings will operate on the honour system. No proof of employment is required for teachers, childcare workers and associated support staff is required when they attend their appointment)

Phase 3 - Albertans born 1991 or earlier

Calgary Co-op pharmacies will not be administering the vaccine to anyone who does not meet criteria for the above phases.  At the time of the appointment, identification that includes the individual’s birthdate will be required. Examples include driver’s licence, passport, Alberta Health Care card, or FNMI status or identification card.

Book an Appointment

Important Information Before Your First Dose

Appointments must be booked through Alberta Health Services for patients that have undergone a double mastectomy or have bilateral lymph node damage / removal.

The COVID-19 vaccine cannot be administered within 14 days of any other vaccination. You must wait 28 days or more to receive any other vaccine after receiving a dose of COVID-19 vaccine. 

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. You will be booking an appointment for the first dose only.  You will receive a reminder when it is time to book your second dose from our pharmacy. 

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

 

Book An Appointment

What to expect at your appointment?

1. Review what to expect when getting your COVID-19 vaccination:

Flu 2020 masksBefore your appointment:
• Self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms.
• Provide the pharmacy with your mobile number so we can page you if we're running behind schedule.

At the pharmacy:
• Be prepared for screening before entering.
• Wear a mask or face covering.
• Wear loose clothing with short sleeves.
• Arrive on time, not early.
• Limit the number of people going with you.

2. Find a safe waiting area post-injection. Patients must remain in the store for 15 minutes post-injection to monitor for anaphylactic reactions.

3. 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.

We are currently administering the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccine. We will administer the vaccine based on available inventory. 

For further information about the COVID-19 vaccines, visit Alberta Health.

What Infection Prevention and Control Measures are in place?

• Patients will be asked to sanitize their hands with an alcohol based rub prior to receiving their vaccine.

Cleaning and disinfection of the immunization area (e.g., chairs, table, door handles) after each patient immunization. NOTE: Households can be immunized together.

• Injecting pharmacists will don protective PPE which includes masks, face shields and gloves.

• Routine environmental cleaning, especially in frequently visited areas (e.g., waiting area door handles, washrooms) and on high-touch surfaces at least twice a day.