Toronto Expands Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics to More Sensitive Neighborhoods – fr

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Toronto Expands Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics to More Sensitive Neighborhoods – fr


Toronto is expanding its Team Toronto Sprint strategy to include pop-up immunization clinics to four additional zip codes.

The postal code areas are located at M1B, M1M, M1P and M1L.

Toronto Public Health estimates there are 88,000 unvaccinated adults in the hardest-hit parts of the four new zip codes.

Two new separate clinics are also coming to North Etobicoke.

Beginning May 4, adults living in postcode areas M9V or M9W will be able to get vaccinated at pop-up clinics located in Albion Arena and Woodbine Racetrack.

Albion Arena pop-up clinic

Emplacement: Albion Arena – 1501 Albion Rd (Kipling et Albion)
Date (s): 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 mai
Time: 10 am-8pm (or while stocks last)
Eligibility by age: 18 years or older
Postal codes: M9V, M9W
Capacity: 2400 vaccines per day

Woodbine Racetrack Pop-Up Clinic

Location: Woodbine Racecourse – 555 Rexdale Boulevard, Gate 10 (Rexdale and Highway 27)
Date (s): from Wednesday May 5 to Friday May 7
Time: 10 am-8pm (or while stocks last)
Eligibility by age: 18 years or older
Postal codes: M9V and M9W
Capacity: 2400 vaccines per day

Both clinics will be open without an appointment.

There are currently 17 targeted regions in Toronto where anyone 18 years of age or older can get vaccinated at a community mobile or pop-up clinic.

While more than 40 percent of eligible Toronto residents have now had at least their first vaccine, Toronto’s medical officer of health Dr. Eileen de Villa warns that the first dose does not fully protect people.

“The second dose is an essential boost to what the body has learned from the first dose. It reminds the cells of what they have learned, ”said de Villa.

Mayor John Tory says nearly 100,000 additional doses will be delivered to city hot spots the week of May 3 for mobile and pop-up clinics.

“It’s gunshots in the right arms, in the right neighborhoods, in order to significantly stop the spread of COVID-19,” Tory said.


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More than 130,000 appointments were booked early Monday afternoon after the province expanded eligibility to include anyone 18 years of age or older in 114 designated areas that morning, the government said.

The province’s online reservation system “held up” during the surge of interest, as the province urged people with technical issues to try to book again.

The Ontario government says an increase in the supply of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has allowed them to expand eligibility for reservations.

The Ford government adjusted vaccine deployment plan for the month of May to accommodate the influx of Pfizer doses.

The province expects all adults in Ontario to be able to book an appointment by the end of May.


With files from Fil Martino, The Canadian Press



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