Children under the age of 12 are allowed in after school/evening activities at other schools and do not have to bubble within their own school! Students who are 12 years old have to have proof of vaccination. WHAT ARE THE GRACE PERIODS FOR YOUTH? • Youth who turned 12 between January 1 and October 4, 2021 have until December 31, 2021 to get vaccinated. • Youth who turned 12 after October 4, 2021 have 3 months from their birthday to get vaccinated. novascotia.ca/coronavirus 7 • Youth who are 13 to 18 and have proof that they received 1 dose of vaccine can start participating in sport, recreation, arts and culture programming. They have until November 9 to show proof of full vaccination. That means they need to get their second dose by October 26. If these youth choose not to get vaccinated, they will no longer be able to participate after this grace period until they can provide proof of full vaccination.