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WDG Public Health Sees Surge In First-Dose Vaccine Appointments

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health saw a dramatic spike in first-dose vaccine appointments after the province announced a vaccine certificate program last week.

The day after the announcement on Sept. 1, WDG Public Health had 559 first-dose vaccine appointments. Exactly a week before that, it had 210 first-dose vaccine appointments.

“That’s a 166 per cent increase over the previous Thursday,” said WDG Public Health’s spokesperson Danny Williamson adding that WDG Public Health hadn’t seen a daily number that high for first doses since June 30.

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