These groups are eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment in Ottawa this week – fr

These groups are eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment in Ottawa this week – fr

OTTAWA – Thousands of Ottawa residents will be eligible to book an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine this week, including residents 40 and older, OC Transpo and Para Transpo workers, and workers from grocery stores, pharmacies and restaurants.

The Ontario government is set to expand eligibility to book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine through the provincial online reservation system the week of May 10.

Here’s a rundown of who will be eligible to book an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine the week of May 10:

  • People 40 years of age and over
  • People with at-risk health problems
  • Group 2 “cannot work from home”

The Ontario government has not announced the exact day when the online reservation portal will be open to people from all three groups. When eligibility expands to the three new groups, you can book an appointment through the province’s online reservation portal or by calling the provincial vaccine reservation line number at 1-833-943-3900.

In Ottawa, the city will continue to offer vaccines to all residents 50 years of age and over and those at high risk through the provincial reservation system. Residents 18 and older of K1T, K1V, and K2V hotspot zip codes are also eligible to schedule a vaccine appointment through the provincial system.

Other walk-in clinics will be available this week for residents of the following neighborhoods:

  • Parkwood Hills
  • Carlington
  • Bayshore / Belltown

“More information on these pop-ups will be sent to the relevant neighborhood councilors,” a note to city councilors said on Friday.

The memo also said that vaccination teams were also attempting to vaccinate people in their homes in some apartment buildings.


The city of Ottawa has announced that six community clinics will be opened in May to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

  • The Ruddy YM-YWCA family in Orléans;
  • Ottawa City Hall;
  • Le Nepean Sportsplex (Halls A et B);
  • The Eva James Memorial Center in Kanata;
  • The clinic at Queensway-Carleton Hospital; and,
  • L’Hôpital d’Ottawa – Campus Civic

A temporary “mega pop-up” clinic is also operating at the Infinity Convention Center at 2901 Gibford Drive on Sunday May 9 and next weekend.


Five pharmacies in Ottawa are offering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to residents 18 years of age and older. The five pharmacies are located in the hot spots designated by the postal codes K1T and K1V.

  • Bridle Path Pharmacy au 4000 Bridle Path Drive à Gloucester
  • The Pharmacy Pharmacy at 2681 Alta Vista Drive
  • Promed Pharmacy at 2706, Alta Vista Drive
  • Rexall at 1725 Walkley Road
  • Walmart Pharmacy at 2210 Bank Street

Contact each pharmacy for more details.


On Thursday, Anthony Di Monte, general manager of Ottawa emergency and protective services, told CTV News Ottawa that more than 60,000 appointments were available at mass vaccination clinics.

“As I’ve always said, we only add appointments when we know we’ve confirmed the vaccine. I don’t want people to have an appointment, I think they’re going to get the shot and then find out that they have to cancel their appointment. because we don’t have a vaccine, ”said Di Monte.


The Ontario government says these groups will be able to book appointments through the provincial online reservation system starting the week of May 10. The exact date of the reservations has not been announced.

People 40 years of age and over

Risky health conditions

  • Immune deficiency and autoimmune disorders
  • Stroke and cerebrovascular disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Liver disease
  • All other cancers
  • Respiratory diseases, such as asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, pleurisy
  • Spleen problems, such as asplenia
  • Heart disease
  • Hypertension with end-organ damage
  • Mental disorder diagnosed
  • Substance use disorders
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Thalassemia
  • Immunosuppressive health conditions
  • Other disabilities requiring direct supportive care in the community

Group 2 – cannot work from home

  • Essential and essential retail workers (including grocery stores, food banks, pharmacies, ServiceOntario, ServiceCanada, Passport Canada, wholesalers and general products, restaurateurs, LCBO employees)
  • Workers in manufacturing industries directly involved in supporting the response to COVID-19, construction (including infrastructure) and other essential businesses and services where facilities are at increased risk of epidemics and the spread of COVID- 19
  • Social workers and social service staff who provide in-person client services (including youth justice workers, Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program workers)
  • Court and justice system workers (including probation and parole officers)
  • Transportation, warehousing and distribution workers (including transit workers, truck drivers providing essential services, ocean and rail freight and maintenance, road maintenance)
  • Electricity (including system operations, generation, transmission, distribution and storage)
  • Communication infrastructure workers (including cellular, satellite, landline, Internet, public safety radio)
  • Water and wastewater management workers
  • Financial service workers (bank branch staff)
  • Veterinarians and veterinary teams
  • Waste management workers
  • Petroleum and petroleum workers (including petroleum refineries, crude oil and crude oil storage, transmission and distribution, fuel retailing)
  • Natural gas and propane gas workers (including compression, storage, transportation and distribution of natural gas and propane)
  • Miners (including those needed to ensure the continued operation of active mines)
  • Uranium processing workers (those working in the refining and conversion of uranium and the fabrication of fuel for nuclear power plants)


The Ontario government says that when making an appointment through the provincial online system, you will be asked for the following information:

At the time of booking, eligible people will schedule their first and second vaccination appointments.


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