Vaccines administered to inmates in the federal correctional system

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Correctional Service Canada (CSC) has implemented rigorous infection prevention and control measures at its sites. Vaccines provide an additional measure to limit the spread of the virus and is key to further protect everyone.

This chart outlines vaccines administrated to federal inmates for the week ending on November 6, 2022. CSC updates this chart every two weeks. CSC has offered the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to offenders.

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COVID-19 vaccine doses and coverage by province and site for people serving sentences at federal institutions

Nova Scotia

Institution Total doses administered Primary series completed Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months
Nova Institution for Women 239 64.3% 8.3%
Springhill Institution 1,040 66.5% 6.9%
Nova Scotia total 1,279 66.1% 7.2%

 

New Brunswick

Institution Total doses administered Primary series completed Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months
Atlantic Institution 384 73.6% 10.1%
Dorchester Penitentiary, Medium 793 82.8% 5.4%
Dorchester Penitentiary, Minimum 434 84.3% 11.1%
Shpody Healing Centre 84 76.7% 10.0%
New Brunswick total 1,695 80.8% 8.1%

 

Quebec

Institution Total doses administered Primary series completed Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months
Archambault Institution, Medium 839 85.0% 12.8%
Archambault Institution, Minimum 380 95.5% 26.9%
Cowansville Institution 1,065 86.1% 8.7%
Donnacona Institution 508 78.5% 16.5%
Drummond Institution 602 78.1% 7.9%
Federal Training Centre, Minimum 430 90.7% 16.9%
Federal Training Centre, Multi 885 87.5% 9.8%
Joliette Institution for Women 253 79.6% 7.5%
La Macaza Institution 630 91.2% 13.4%
Port-Cartier Institution 416 73.9% 10.2%
Regional Reception Centre 809 39.1% 7.1%
Regional Mental Health Centre 235 81.0% 1.2%
Special Handling Unit 28 70.8% 4.2%
Quebec total 7,080 78.8% 11.2%

 

Ontario

Institution Total doses administered Primary series completed Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months
Bath Institution 1,614 91.5% 44.9%
Beaver Creek Institution, Medium 1,136 79.9% 5.5%
Beaver Creek Institution, Minimum 538 81.5% 22.5%
Collins Bay Institution, Maximum 121 52.3% 12.5%
Collins Bay Institution, Medium 808 69.3% 20.6%
Collins Bay Institution, Minimum 389 81.9% 30.4%
Grand Valley Institution for Women 569 85.0% 34.2%
Joyceville Institution, Medium 1,580 58.2% 18.2%
Joyceville Institution, Minimum 594 90.8% 18.4%
Millhaven Institution 439 66.2% 16.0%
Regional Treatment Centre, Bath 81 95.5% 4.5%
Regional Treatment Centre, Millhaven 218 86.8% 35.5%
Warkworth Institution 1,399 78.8% 12.1%
Ontario total 9,486 76.9% 20.8%

 

Manitoba

Institution Total doses administered Primary series completed Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months
Stony Mountain Institution, Maximum 155 71.1% 2.4%
Stony Mountain Institution, Medium 1,179 80.4% 3.9%
Stony Mountain Institution, Minimum 478 79.4% 4.4%
Manitoba total 1,812 79.1% 3.9%

 

Saskatchewan

Institution Total doses administered Primary series completed Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months
Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge 96 90.6% 31.3%
Regional Psychiatric Centre 416 84.6% 11.1%
Saskatchewan Penitentiary, Maximum 327 75.2% 5.1%
Saskatchewan Penitentiary, Medium 1,377 82.8% 13.6%
Saskatchewan Penitentiary, Minimum 366 82.5% 10.7%
Willow Cree Healing Centre 124 87.7% 21.1%
Saskatchewan total 2,706 82.7% 12.9%

 

Alberta

Institution Total doses administered Primary series completed Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months
Bowden Institution, Medium 1,514 80.8% 6.2%
Bowden Institution, Minimum 338 85.3% 6.2%
Drumheller Institution, Medium 1,472 72.2% 8.9%
Drumheller Institution, Minimum 277 77.3% 5.9%
Edmonton Institution 535 74.7% 13.4%
Edmonton Institution for Women 382 82.9% 14.6%
Grande Cache Institution 629 80.6% 6.3%
Grierson Centre 46 88.2% 5.9%
Pê Sâkâstêw Centre 83 90.0% 26.7%
Alberta total 5,276 78.7% 8.9%

 

British Columbia

Institution Total doses administered Primary series completed Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months
Fraser Valley Institution for Women 257 84.0% 35.8%
Kent Institution 435 65.5% 2.9%
Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Lodge 82 100.0% 63.3%
Matsqui Institution 722 76.9% 24.6%
Mission Institution, Medium 890 88.2% 46.0%
Mission Institution, Minimum 254 86.7% 59.0%
Mountain Institution 806 84.3% 44.5%
Pacific Institution 331 89.0% 17.1%
Regional Reception and Assessment Centre 221 40.3% 5.2%
Regional Treatment Centre 387 87.4% 11.9%
William Head Institution 369 89.9% 67.7%
British Columbia total 4,754 80.2% 31.6%

 

Total

Institution Total doses administered Primary series completed Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months
CSC total 34,088 78.4% 15.5%

Notes:

  1. Total doses administered includes all doses administered by Correctional Service Canada to incarcerated individuals.
  2. Primary series completed is the percent of currently incarcerated individuals that completed at least their primary COVID-19 vaccine series.
  3. Primary series completed or Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months is the percent of currently incarcerated individuals that completed their primary COVID-19 vaccine series or received a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose in the previous six months.
  4. The federal incarcerated population is dynamic, with new admissions, transfers, and releases occurring on a regular basis. Vaccination coverage will vary as people move in, out of, and within the population.
  5. Categories are not mutually exclusive and may not add to one hundred percent.

COVID-19 vaccine coverage by demographic for people serving sentences at federal institutions

Primary series completed

Security level Men Women
Minimum 85.9% not applicable
Medium 81.4% not applicable
Maximum 70.6% not applicable
Multi-level 67.9% 81.1%

Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months

Security level Men Women
Minimum 21.5% not applicable
Medium 15.7% not applicable
Maximum 10.7% not applicable
Multi-level 11.5% 22.0%

Primary series completed

Age group Men Women
18-29 68.9% 83.2%
30-39 74.2% 81.2%
40-49 79.6% 82.1%
50-64 88.2% 73.5%
65+ 90.1% 100.0%

Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months

Age group Men Women
18-29 10.2% 17.4%
30-39 10.4% 20.6%
40-49 14.2% 20.4%
50-64 21.4% 29.6%
65+ 37.4% 57.1%

Primary series completed 

Race Men Women
White 80.9% 80.2%
Indigenous 81.8% 84.6%
Black 60.4% 63.2%
Other 71.6% 73.2%

Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months

Race Men Women
White 17.0% 20.1%
Indigenous 14.6% 26.2%
Black 10.8% 5.3%
Other 13.1% 14.3%

CSC total: Primary series completed

Men Women
78.2% 81.1%


CSC total: Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months

Men Women
15.2% 22.0%


Notes:

  1. Primary series completed is the percent of currently incarcerated individuals that completed at least their primary COVID-19 vaccine series.
  2. Primary series completed or Completed primary series or booster in past 6 months is the percent of currently incarcerated individuals that completed their primary COVID-19 vaccine series or received a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose in the previous six months.
  3. Gender is reported based on the gender classification of CSC institutions.
  4. The federal incarcerated population is dynamic, with new admissions, transfers, and releases occurring on a regular basis. Vaccination coverage will vary as people move in, out of, and within the population.
  5.  Categories are not mutually exclusive and may not add to one hundred percent.
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