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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

COVID-19 Update: October 19, 2021

Today the province announced that Nova Scotia they will be releasing the VaxCheckNS app on October 22 2021 for businesses and organizations to use to scan proof of vaccination QR codes. This will allow users to quickly confirm an individual’s vaccination status. Valid photo ID or Nova Scotia Health Card must be presented with the QR code.

Quick Notes

  • VaxCheckNS – is a freely available QR scanner app that can scan a proof of vaccination QR code and provide a simple green “confirmed” response or a red “sorry” response.
  • VaxCheckNS will be the preferred method of providing and checking proof of full vaccination as it can make the process easier and protect people’s personal health information and their vaccination status.
  • The older NS versions and out of province Proof of vaccination forms will still be acceptable provided proof of ID.

The province has provided a PDF to outline the VaxCheckNS app and its use, you can find that here

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