Brief: Interior Health appeals for health care providers to do vaccinations

Interior Health is seeking people with health care training to help with COVID-19 vaccination clinics.

Queen Victoria Hospital in Revelstoke. Photo: Bailey Gingras-Hamilton

Interior Health is appealing for health care providers to help with its COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

In a Dec. 22 public service announcement, the health authority asked qualified people to consider participating in administering vaccine doses.

“Interior Health is seeking qualified health-care workers to provide COVID-19 immunizations and to provide support at immunization clinics throughout the region,” IH said in a statement.

It lists the following individuals as potential candidates:

  • Retired nurses
  • Midwives
  • Practicing and non-practicing physicians
  • Nursing students
  • Dentists
  • Dental hygienists
  • First responders, including paramedics and firefighters
  • Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians
  • Chiropractors

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