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GTA COVID-19 Vaccination and Transportation Assistance

COVID-19 Vaccination Information/Management - City of Toronto

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Walk-In COVID-19 and Flu Vaccinations for Those 50 and Older: www.toronto.ca/news/toronto-public-health-teams-up-with-shoppers-drug-mart-and-rexall-pharmacies-to-get-seniors-vaccinated/


City of Toronto Mass Vaccination Clinics
  • click City Immunization Clinics
  • walk in or make appointment; children 6 months-4 years need appointment
  • Metro Hall and Crossroads Plaza (2295 Weston Rd): Mon-Thu, 12 noon-6 pm; Sun 10 am-4 pm; closed Fri-Sat
  • Cloverdale Mall, Mitchell Field Community Centre and 1 Eglinton Square,Tue-Fri 12 noon-6 pm; Sat 10 am-4 pm; closed Sun-Mon
  • Thorncliffe Community Hub, Mon-Fri, 12 noon-6 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am-4 pm
  • appointments made via covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine or call 1-833-943-3900
  • wheelchair accessible. Limited amount of wheelchairs at each site. No booking required, but clients encouraged to bring own mobility devices

Hospitals, Community Health Centres and Pop-Up/Mobile Clinics
  • Hospitals/health care partners, click clinics and scroll to Hospital Immunization Clinics
  • mobile clinics
  • COVID vaccine is free and health card not required, but check ID needed at time of booking.
  • Clinics for Child Care and Education Staff: www.fhvax.com/

GO-VAXX Mobile Vaccination Clinics/Mobile Indoor Vaccine Clinics
  • GO-VAXX and mobile indoor clinics open by walk in or by appointment; appointments via province's vaccine portal or call 1-833-943-3900
  • vaccinates 5 years and up, including boosters and bivalent vaccine for those eligible
  • for GO-VAXX stops and mobile indoor vaccine clinic schedule: www.ontario.ca/page/go-vaxx-bus-schedule

Vaccination in Pharmacies

Health card or other government issued ID required; for participating locations, vaccine locations


Vaccinating Children Aged 5-11 Years
  • appointments at City-run clinics, covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine/ or call 1-833-943-3900
  • parents/guardians will receive notice from their children's school if school hosts clinic.
  • for hospitals/health teams that immunize children, click hospitals and scroll to Hospital Immunization Clinics.
  • for pharmacies that vaccinate children, click pharmacies, select Paediatric Pfizer as Vaccine Type under Filter Locations.
  • Hospital for Sick Children runs specialized clinic for those 5-17 years needing accommodations. Call 437-881-3505 or 1-888-304-6558.
Vaccinating Children Six Months-4 Years
  • parents and caregivers can book vaccination for children 6 months to under 5 years old; appointments required until further notice
  • recommended interval between first and second doses is 8 weeks
  • appointments can be booked at mass vaccination clinics, covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine/ or by calling 1-833-943-3900
  • appointments can also be made at participating pharmacies, select location with Paediatric Moderna under Filter Locations
  • click vaccine clinics for other locations

Third/Booster and Fourth Doses
  • third doses given to immunocompromised individuals after interval of 56 days. click third doses and scroll to Three Dose Primary Series if Immunocompromised.​
  • 18 and older eligible for third dose/booster if at least 84 days since last dose. Appointments at covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine or call 1-833 943-3900
  • third dose/boosters can be given to 5-17 year olds after a recommended interval of 6 months and a minimum interval of 3 months; those 12-17 years now eligible for bivalent booster
  • fourth doses for immunocompromised individuals can be given by appointment 84 days or more after third dose; fifth doses may also be given to immunocompromised individuals, again with a minimum interval of 84 days after the last dose. Must bring referral form from physician or prescription for immunosuppresive medication. If medication brought, it must be sealed in clear, plastic bag.
  • fourth dose/second booster for those 18 and older available after recommended interval of 5 months (minimum interval 3 months or 84 days with informed consent - those who wish to use minimum interval should call 1-833-943-3900)
Bivalent Vaccine Booster
  • everyone 12 and older can be offered this vaccine as a booster dose regardless of how many booster shots they have already received
  • people can receive bivalent booster at 6 month recommended interval from last COVID vaccine dose, or minimum interval of 3 months/84 days.depending on age, risk and health status
  • those who wish to book with minimum interval should call 1-833-943-3900 instead of using online vaccine portal
Note: the bivalent vaccine is only authorized for use as a booster dose.

Indigenous People

Call Aunty, 437-703-8703, for help setting up appointments; for clinics for Indigenous people, including vaccines for children and home visits, click www.tkarontovaccines.com


Vaccination for Homebound Clients
  • 18 years and over who cannot leave home register for home-based vaccination via primary health care provider, home care provider, or Home & Community Care Support Services.
  • 18 years and older not linked with primary care or home care provider, call Toronto Seniors Helpline at 416-217-2077 to be referred for assistance registering.
  • 5-18 years needing home vaccination should speak to their physician or home care provider to see if they do this. If not, complete referral form and send to Toronto Paramedic Services. Call 416-397-4322 ext 2 or email homevaccination@toronto.ca

COVID Vaccination for People without Ontario Health Cards
  • may use government-issued ID including ID from other countries even if expired.
  • those without OHIP six months or older can receive vaccination at any clinic or pharmacy offering COVID vaccination. They must call 1-833-943-3900 for appointment at a City-run immunization clinic.

Novavax Vaccine Bookings

Toronto residents 18 years and older may choose to be vaccinated with Novavax. These bookings only available via Toronto Public Health Booking System

Eligibility
Open to all, but different groups will be immunized during different phases of vaccine roll-out
Application Process
Application varies by location and population group.
Languages
English, Interpretation services may be available depending on location
Fees
Free
Documents Required
No Ontario health card required, but other identification such as government-issued identification and proof of residence may be required - ask about or note identification requirements when booking appointment
Accessibility
No physical location
Agency Information
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Last Updated On
November 21, 2022
Address
No Physical Location
Toronto, ON
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Hours of Operation
Hours vary by location
Service Area(s)
Greater Toronto Area