Ottawa announces new details for immunization appointments and pre-registration for high priority residents

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Ottawa announces new details for immunization appointments and pre-registration for high priority residents


OTTAWA – Adults receiving chronic home health care in Ottawa can now receive a COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up clinic in the city of Ottawa.
The city has announced that adults receiving chronic home health care can book an appointment at the Canterbury Pop-up Clinic or one of the city’s other pop-up COVID-19 clinics.

Call 613-691-5505 to confirm your eligibility and make an appointment.

PRE-REGISTRATION OF PATIENT HEALTH WORKERS

High priority health workers in contact with patients can now pre-register for a vaccination appointment.

The city says opticians, chiropractors, psychologists and registered massage therapists can pre-register.

Highest priority and highest priority health workers in phase 1 who have not yet received the vaccine can continue to pre-register for appointments.

Visit OttawaPublicHealth.ca to confirm your eligibility and pre-register.

LEADERS DE LA FOI

Pre-registration is now open for religious leaders who, as part of their regular role, are at increased risk of exposure to COVID-19 under the following circumstances:

  • End of life care

  • Caring for the deceased, funeral, bath or other ceremony with direct contact with deceased persons

  • Home visits to sick people

  • Pastoral care in hospitals, long-term care homes, retirement homes or other vulnerable settings

Religious leaders can visit OttawaPublicHealth.ca to pre-register for an immunization appointment.

SECOND DOSES

Ottawa Public Health only reserves second doses for members of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities.

All others who have received their first dose at an Ottawa public health clinic and are awaiting their second dose are encouraged to sign up for the city’s e-newsletter and follow local news sources for more information. .

When appointments for the second dose are available, the city provides more information. You are asked not to call Ottawa Public Health at this time to try to make a second appointment.

More details on the second dose are available at OttawaPublicHealth.ca.

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