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Long lines at Lethbridge’s rapid flow COVID-19 clinic being addressed: AHS

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – Alberta Health Services says it’s working to alleviate long-line ups at rapid flow COVID-19 clinics in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat.

Wednesday was the first day of expanded immunization capacity at the two sites and officials admit there were challenges but they have been identified and are being addressed.

AHS says everyone who booked an appointment will be vaccinated and more staff have been added at the clinics.

Signs have also been put up encouraging you to wait in your vehicle until 5 minutes before your appointment time.

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Some people have been arriving 30 to 60 minutes early resulting in lines forming.

AHS asks that everyone respect each other’s designated appointment time and help ensure everyone continues to follow Alberta’s public health guidance.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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