Calgary clinics deliver 1,708 measles doses on 1st day

Public health officials at two measles vaccination clinics in Calgary administered 1,708 doses on Wednesday.

Two vaccination clinics opened Wednesday following measles outbreak

Thousands of people lined up Wednesday at two measles vaccination clinic to receive their shots. (CBC)

Public health officials at two measles vaccination clinics in Calgary administered 1,708 doses on Wednesday.

Dr. Judy MacDonald, Calgary's medical officer of health, said she is pleased residents are taking the measles outbreak seriously.

She is encouraging all residents to get immunized if they are not up to date.

Full details of the dates and times of the Calgary clinics are available on the Alberta Health Services website.