Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

Fact sheets, Vaccine Consent Forms, Mask Resources and Further Resources for the Public

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Vaccine Consent Forms

Consent will be required before receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. If the client is under 18, a parent or guardian may give consent on their behalf. Consent may be given in writing or verbally, according to Informed Consent guidelines (Informed Consent Guidelines for Immunization (

For further information on the vaccine, please see the product monographs:

Vaccine Injury Support Program (VISP)

The Public Health Agency of Canada has established a Vaccine Injury Support Program (VISP) in partnership with provinces and territories. While serious side effects are very rare, this program ensures anyone who experiences a serious side effect or injury because of the COVID-19 vaccine will be able to seek financial support. The VISP is now accepting claims. People in Canada who have experienced a serious and permanent injury after receiving a Health Canada authorized vaccine, administered in Canada, on or after December 8, 2020 can submit a claim requesting financial support.

For more information on the VISP and how to submit your claim please visit: or

Mask Resources

Respiratory Virus Screening Tools

Links to Further Resources on COVID-19