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May 25, 2021

UPDATE ON VACCINE ROLLOUT UPDATE: June 4

Accelerated second doses for those 80+ and as of Monday 70+ and and anyone who received their first shot of Pfizer or Moderna on or before April 18 can book or move up their second diose vaccine appointment. All of our West Toronto OHT clinics are proceeding with moving up the second dose appointments of all individuals 80 years of age and older. The South Etobicoke Vaccine Clinic at 3166 Lakeshore Blvd. West is open on thursdays 1-7 pm for South Etobicoke residents. Appointments are available online. Book here<https://uht-public.vertoengage.com/…/generic-open… A first dose appointment can be booked into the 18+ category.

Do you have a doctor or Nurse Practitioner at LAMP CHC? If so you can now book an appointment for your COVID-19 Vaccine (currently the vaccine is Moderna).  This is to schedule your FIRST vaccine.  Please call 416-252-6475 for more details.

The Ontario Stay at home order is over but not much has changed. Most public health and work restrictions remain in effect. The South Etobicoke Community Vaccine Clinic is now open on thursdays at Humber’s Fashion Building at Kipling and Lake shore Boulevard west. Here’s the link to register.https://uht-public.vertoengage.com/…/generic-open

Expansion of the vaccine rollout continues. 12+ can now register online in Ontario. The Ontario emergency stay at home order has been extended to June, 2, 2021

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The Ontario Emergency stay at home order has been extended until June 2, 2021. The vaccine rollout continues to expand its regiatration age groups. Individuals 12+ can now register online. Appointments can be booked in for people 12+ for COVID-19 vaccines on the provincial site as well. https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/ M8V is a hotspot area. Details to come soon on a community vaccine clinic in South Etobicoke open to the public. If you have a doctor or Nurse Practitioner at LAMP CHC you can now book an appointment for your COVID-19 Vaccine (currently the vaccine is Moderna).  This is to schedule your FIRST vaccine.  Please call 416-252-6475 for more details. In the meantime others can book appointments at Cloverdale or Trillium through the Ontario booking website. Pop up clinics have occurred at specific targeted locations like the Ontario Food Terminal etc.

Residents without OHIP cards who meet current vaccine eligibility can get assistance booking an appointment at a City-run clinic by contacting: @RefugeeCentre 416-469-9754 ext. 230 & 232 or @AccessAlliance 416-760-8677

The extended state of emergency stay at home order will be in effect until June 2, 2021. 18+ Can register online https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/ 12+ can get vaccines at pharmacies who are offering them. Toronto COVID-19 Vaccine Website and other local channels: https://www.toronto.ca/…/covid-19-how-to-get…/…You can also visit: https://unityhealth.toToronto COVID-19 Call Centre: 1-888-385-1910 If an individual is turning 12+ or older in 2021 and does not live in a congregate care setting, they can schedule a vaccine appointment by visiting https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/, or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Information Line number at 1-888-999-6488. The Provincial Vaccine Information Line is open Monday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and is capable of providing assistance in 300 languages. Participating pharmacies and primary care settings will offer vaccination appointments to individuals aged 18= and over. You can find the list of participating pharmacies at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations.

Toronto COVID-19 Vaccine Website: https://www.toronto.ca/…/covid-19-how-to-get-vaccinated/You can also visit: https://unityhealth.to/ Toronto COVID-19 Call Centre: 1-888-385-1910 Based on the recommendation by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization on the use of the AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine and Ontario’s Ethical Framework, as of March 22, 2021, participating pharmacies and primary care settings will offer vaccination appointments to individuals aged 40 and over. You can find the list of participating pharmacies at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations

Details to come on a community vaccine clinic open to the pubic in South Etobicoke which is a Hotspot postal code.

The extended emergency stay at home order will be in effect until June 2, 2021.

18 + can get vaccinated at pharmacies offering the service

https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vac cine-locations

https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/covid-19-protect-yourself-others/covid-19-vaccines/covid-19-how-to-get-vaccinated/?accordion=vaccine-eligibility

A state of emergency has been declared across the province by the Ontario Government. A stay at home order is now in affect until June 2, 2021. That means only going out for essential trips such as groceries, health appointments and exercise. Retail shopping is also restricted once again to lower numbers of positive COVID-19 cases and the majority of designated non-essential retail is now limited to curbside pick up. Restricting access to shopping malls to curbside pick up and delivery has been implemented as well. Discount to Big Box stores and grocery stores have lower capacity limits and Big Box stores can only sell essential items.

Appointments through the online booking system to individuals aged 12+ and over in Peel has also been implemented. 12+ in Toronto if you live in a Hotspot

*****Vaccination Equity Transportation Update Details further down in the copy. Helping people with barriers to get to their appointment.

Resources below for people who are celebrating Ramadan and want the best information to stay safe and protected.

https://lampchc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/COVID-Ramadan_145-1-1.pdf

How to book an appointment for ; First Nations, Métis and Inuit adults; adults receiving chronic home care; faith leaders; and HCWs in the Highest, Very High and High Priority groups at a Unity Health vaccination clinic: Toronto COVID-19 Vaccine Website:www.vaccineto.ca

Toronto COVID-19 Call Centre: 1-888-385-1910

https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations

Vaccine Website: www.vaccineto.ca

Based on the recommendation by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization on the use of the AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine and Ontario’s Ethical Framework, as of March 22, 2021, participating pharmacies and primary care settings will offer vaccination appointments to individuals aged 12 and over. You can find the list of participating pharmacies at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations.

Doctors in participating areas will be contacting their eligible patients directly to book an appointment. Please do not call your LAMP primary care provider – they will not be taking appointments by request.

Here is the latest info for people who live in Toronto, Below that the latest info for people living in the Peel region.

2021 Seniors/Vaccines – Mass Immunization Clinics in Toronto

As a reminder the City’ of Toronto’s Vaccine Webpage is: https://www.toronto.ca/…/covid-19…/covid-19-vaccines/

For adults12+ and older select pharmacies in Toronto and Peel are booking appointments for eligible people between the ages of 12 and older. You must have an appointment. To book an appointment, type your postal code at this page (https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations) to see the participating pharmacies nearest you, then call that pharmacy to make an appointment.

A) Assistance with Transportation to Vaccine Appointments

The Vaccine Equity Transportation Plan

https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/covid-19-protect-yourself-others/covid-19-vaccines/covid-19-how-to-get-vaccinated/?accordion=transportation-to-clinics

Transportation has been made available through generous donations from organizations, partners and the community. The City is piloting transportation services for seniors 75 years of age or over who may be unable to access or afford existing transportation options to get to their vaccination appointments.

Donations can be made to sponsor a ride to a vaccine clinic through Toronto’s donation portal, DonateTO www.toronto.ca/business-economy/partnerships-sponsorships-donations/donate (click on “Where to Give” and then select the Vaccine Equity Transportation Plan). A map of vaccine locations is available at www.toronto.ca/COVID19vaccinemap

Learn about booking a vaccination appointment and what to expect at the pharmacy.

https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations

https://costcopharmacy.ca/appointment

https://www.rexall.ca/covid-19/ontario-vaccine

For residents who live in the Peel Region. There are plenty of vaccination appointments available at the Peel Public Health Vaccination Clinics. These appointments are for eligible seniors and for eligible health care workers.

Residents 12 years and older can book their appointment using the provincial booking system now.

Eligible health care workers are listed on the Priority Groups for Vaccination page. They can book their appointment by visiting the Region of Peel Vaccination Pa

Celebrating Ramadan? We have an excellent resource to help you stay safe and protected during Ramadan.

https://lampchc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/COVID-Ramadan_145-1-1.pdf

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"Everyday we come to LAMP CHC, life gets a little easier to get back on track. We would have just given up if it wasn’t for them."

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