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Step 3 of British Columbia’s Reopening Plan Begins

After months and months of practicing strict mask-wearing, social distancing, and prohibitions against gatherings of people, the citizens of British Columbia are now able to go about life the way they did before the pandemic… for the most part. Vaccinations have been distributed far and wide, and as of the beginning of July, British Columbia is starting to return to the way things were.

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Mobile Vaccination Clinics Help Bring Vaccines Closer to You

You read that right, mobile vaccination clinics. If you haven’t already heard about them, this is another way Interior Health is working hard to make sure everyone can get a vaccine against COVID-19. Because large communities and cities already have access to clinics nearby, mobile vaccination clinics will travel to rural and remote communities all over Canada to help those who might be unable to travel for one reason or another.

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AstraZeneca Vaccine Becoming a Major Player in Vaccine Rollout

The battle against COVID-19 continues, but B.C. has a new weapon against the disease, the AstraZeneca vaccine. This vaccine isn’t exactly brand new, but it is still the newest part of the rollout in the nation. Second doses for those who have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine are set to be administered starting next week, on June 7. Read more about it below, and always come visit Cranbrook Kia in Cranbrook, British Columbia to buy new or used vehicles, or to get service.

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COVID-19 Infections Finally Showing Signs of Decreasing

More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic began, the situation is showing solid signs of positive change. While it isn’t universal yet, infection rates are dropping in some areas of British Columbia. For more information, continue reading the rest of this blog post. Keep Cranbrook Kia in Cranbrook, British Columbia on your mind if you’re planning to buy or sell a car.

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Is the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Available in Cranbrook, BC?

The long saga of the COVID-19 in Canada continues. With four vaccines on everyone’s minds, the Johnson & Johnson manufactured vaccine might be one of the most controversial. Fears of blood clotting have already caused the Johnson & Johnson product to be revoked from use in the United States, but the attractiveness of a single dose vaccine still has people interested. Although it hasn’t been used in Canada yet, the government has pre-purchased millions of doses, signaling a potential future rollout. Continue reading to find out what this means for citizens in Cranbrook, British Columbia, and Canada as a whole.

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What is the 2022 Kia Carnival?

Kia has gotten a quick start on the 2022 model year with the Kia Carnival. At first glance, when you see the Kia Carnival, it looks like an SUV made to rival another recent addition, the Kia Telluride. That’s not exactly the case as you take a closer look. The rear doors slide like a minivan’s doors! When it arrives, be sure to come and experience it inside and out at Cranbrook Kia in Cranbrook, British Kia.

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Canadian COVID-19 Cases Exceed One Million on Saturday

Looking at the country as a whole, about a year after COVID-19 first began to spread in Canada, the nation has had a quick response. However, the recent vaccine rollout has not had the time to reverse the rate of infection in the long term. There are now over 1 million total cases of COVID-19 in Canada as of Saturday, April 3rd, 2021. Cranbrook, British Columbia may be a small part of those numbers, but it was our province’s diagnosis report that pushed the total over 1 million.

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What Kia Vehicles are Getting the New Kia Logo?

By now you may have heard that the Kia logo you already know is about to be replaced. Although the new design was first shown months ago, a few new models have come out with the old logo, but that’s about to change. Spring of 2021 should see the arrival of at least two Kia vehicles that feature the angular script of the new badge. You can see it in person in Cranbrook, British Columbia in the near future.

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When Will I Be Able to Get Vaccinated in Cranbrook, BC?

The Health Ministry has given new updates regarding vaccination scheduling and priorities. All things considered, the rollout of the vaccine has been speedy, even if you haven’t been able to get your shot yet. Priority generally goes to the oldest first and then slowly trickles down to younger with the exception of those fitting a classification of “clinically extremely vulnerable.” More on what that means for you in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Below.

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