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GTA COVID-19 Vaccination and Transportation Assistance

COVID-19 Vaccination Information/Management - Durham Region


Description
COVID Vaccine Clinics for Child Care and Education Staff

For information on clinics for child care and education staff - this website also lists information on the Vaccine Clinic at the Toronto Zoo for the general public: www.fhvax.com/



Bookings open for vaccinations, for those 5 years at the time of vaccination and older. For appointments call 1-888-444-5113 or for online booking, click book appointment  Walk-ins allowed at mass vaccination clinics for first and second doses only.

Pop Up Clinics and Walk-In Vaccination: listed by Vaccine Hunters, vaccinehunters.ca/oncentral or twitter.com/VaxHuntersCan

Primary Health Providers: certain providers offer vaccines, participating primary health providers

Vaccination Standby List: for those who can get to clinic at short notice; register online at   www.surveymonkey.ca/r/XSMHDG9

Vaccinations for Home-Bound Individuals: those 18 and older who are not able to leave their homes and who consent, can be vaccinated at home. Click homebound mobile immunization or email RDPShomeboundCOVIDVaccine@durham.ca


Third Doses

Those who are immunocompromised or taking certain immunosuppresive therapies eligible for third doses after 2 months or 56 days. For more information, click immunocompromised individuals


Expanded Third Dose/Booster Shot Eligibility

Those 18 years and older can book an appointment for a third/booster dose with a Durham Region vaccination clinic by clicking www.durhamvaccinebooking.ca, calling 1-888-444-5113, visiting a participating pharmacy or through their primary care provider. Indigenous people and health care workers 16 years and older are eligible for boosters.

Booster should be 84 days or more after last COVID-19 vaccination. Health Department is providing vaccination at congregate care settings for older adults at those residences.​


Vaccination of Children 5-11 Years

Mass Immunization Clinics: Durham Region vaccine booking open for children 5-11 years. Children must be at least 5 years by time of vaccination. Book appointments online at www.durhamvaccinebooking.ca/ or call 1-888-444-5113  Appointments required for this age group.

Children's Immunization Calendar: visit  calendar.durham.ca/childclinics/

Pharmacies: select pharmacies vaccinate children 5-11 years. Visit covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations and choose Paediatric Pfizer as Vaccine Type under Filter Locations


Vaccination in Pharmacies

Select pharmacies in Durham offer Moderna to those 30 and older or Pfizer to those 5-29 years. Those 12-29 years may receive Moderna with informed consent. Client must have health card or other government issued identification. To find participating pharmacy, click vaccine locations 


Cancelling Appointments with Durham Mass Vaccination Clinics

Cancel appointment by using the cancel link in confirmation email or calling 1-888-444-5113.

Cancelling Appointments at a Pharmacy 

Each pharmacy has its own system
  • online- most sites have cancellation information on their website. If confirmation email or text was sent on appointment booking, instructions on cancellation are often contained.
  • phone - if there is a dedicated phone line for appointments/cancellation, it may be on website or in confirmation texts/emails. If that is unavailable, call number at which appointment was booked.

Reporting Vaccinations Received Outside of Ontario

Call Durham Health Connection at 905-668-2020 or 1-800-841-2729.


Vaccinations for People who are Street-Engaged

Back Door Mission - Mission United at 66 Simcoe St S giving vaccinations by appointment Tuesday and Thursday mornings - call 905-728-4664 or visit clinic/coordinator for appointment
 
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
January 19, 2022
Address
No Physical Location
Oshawa, ON
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Hours of Operation
Hours vary by location
Service Area(s)
Durham Region