June 19, 2021
UPDATE ON VACCINE ROLLOUT UPDATE: June 20
The vaccine rollout continues to expand age groups and other target groups. Accelerating second doses. If you received your first dose on or before May 9 then you are now eligible to book your 2nd dose appointment through the provincial portal, participating pharmacies, and Hospital websites. As of Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 8:00 a.m., Ontarians who received their first dose of an mRNA vaccine on or before May 30, 2021 will be eligible to book or rebook their second dose appointment. Starting the week of June 28, 2021, all Ontarians aged 18 and over who have received their first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine will be eligible to book their second dose appointment. The appointment will be scheduled at least 28 days after the first dose, per the recommended interval. To book your vaccine please visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine/ or call 1-833-943-3900.
Please remember vaccines are safe and they save lives! Individuals who received their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine will be eligible to book their second dose appointment at an interval of eight weeks or more with informed consent. The vaccine rollout continues to expand age groups and other target groups. Appointments can be booked online for individuals 12+ for COVID-19 vaccines. https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/ M8V is a hotspot area.
The South Etobicoke Vaccine Clinic at 3166 Lakeshore Blvd. West (The Humber Fashion Building at Kipling and 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.
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
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
You 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
18 + can get vaccinated at pharmacies offering the service
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.
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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
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
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
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.
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