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Proof of vaccination to require QR code starting Monday

Starting Monday, Central Albertans will need to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination using a QR code to enter businesses or venues participating in the Restrictions Exemption Program.

Previous Alberta immunization records without a QR code, including ones from vaccine providers and those saved from MyHealth Records, will no longer be accepted as proof of vaccination by the program effective Nov. 15.

Anyone visiting places participating in the REP will be required to show the enhanced vaccine record and a valid form of government-issued identification. Albertans can also get a printed vaccine record with QR code at no cost by visiting a registry agent office or by calling 811. Records can be printed or displayed on a phone.

“Alberta’s more secure and scannable QR code vaccine record makes it easier for Albertans to safely take part in daily activities,” said Minister of Health Jason Copping.

To access your records, head to covidrecords.alberta.ca/home.



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