BARRIE, ONT. — Residents of Victoria Village Manor in Barrie are among the first in long-term care homes to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The pilot immunization program in Simcoe Muskoka started on Monday with 80-year-old Pat Sinclair becoming the region’s first long-term care resident to be immunized.
Sinclair, a former nurse, said she hopes being vaccinated gives her family a sense of relief. “I’m thrilled to be able to do this. I’m hoping it gives me and my family that feeling of we’re okay, we’re going to be okay. We’ll get through this,” she said.