The Border May Be Closed For a While But Some Canadians Can Go Get Shots In America

The Border May Be Closed For a While But Some Canadians Can Go Get Shots In America

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggests that three-quarters of Canadians will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before the Canada-US border can be re-opened. He says discussions about the border are ongoing, but he’s tamping down any expectations that travel restrictions could be lifted soon. Discretionary travel between Canada and the United States has been prohibited since March of last year. That restriction is set to be extended into June before the end of this week.

Some Canadians May Be Allowed To Go To The US For A Shot Without Quarantining:

Health Canada says Canadian residents are allowed to drive to the US for a COVID-19 vaccine and avoid quarantine on return, provided they meet some conditions. You have to have a note from a licensed health-care provider in Canada that the inoculation is medically necessary. You then have to show written proof of the shot from a licensed US vaccine provider. The trip to the US must be in a private vehicle, and tacking on shopping or other non-essential activities is a no-no.

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