A vaccine drop in clinic will be held at the Penticton Farmers Market today, July 24 and again July 31. (Brennan Phillips file photo)

A vaccine drop in clinic will be held at the Penticton Farmers Market today, July 24 and again July 31. (Brennan Phillips file photo)

Get your vaccine while visiting the Penticton and Summerland farmers’ markets

Walk up, grab some produce and fresh fruits and get a COVID-19 vaccine

Get your week’s produce and fruit and a first or second jab of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Penticton Farmers’ Market today, July 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Interior Health will host a drop-in immunization clinic at the farmers’ markets in Penticton and Summerland for anyone who has not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, or anyone who received their first dose more than seven weeks (49 days) ago.

No advance appointments are necessary for these clinics. People will be able to walk-up, register and receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Currently Interior Health is experiencing by far the highest new COVID-19 case counts across B.C. Friday saw 59 new cases compared to the Fraser Health, a much bigger region, saw only 30 cases.

Drop-in vaccinations:

Penticton

Location: Penticton Farmers’ Market, 100 block of Main Street

Time: Saturday, July 24 and July 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Who: People born in 2009 or earlier who have not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or anyone who received their first dose more than 49 days ago.

Summerland

Location: Summerland Farmers’ Market, Main Street between Harvey and Kelly Ave

Time: Sunday, July 25 and August 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Who: People born in 2009 or earlier who have not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or anyone who received their first dose more than 49 days ago.

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