Vaccine eligibility increases this week – fr

Vaccine eligibility increases this week – fr

More Ottawans are becoming eligible to register for their COVID-19 vaccine this week as the Ontario government expands eligibility criteria.
With an influx of vaccines, the province is lowering the age of eligibility and having more essential workers.

Anyone who works in the retail industry, including grocery stores, restaurants and pharmacies, will be eligible for the vaccine on Tuesday at one of the many community clinics, as well as those who work in the justice and justice system, transport and veterinarians.

People with health concerns including heart disease, diabetes, and respiratory disease can also register on this day, while anyone 40 and over (those born in 1981 or earlier) can register. register starting Thursday at 8 a.m.

The City of Ottawa has announced that it will soon release details on how high-risk healthcare workers, such as those working in hospitals and long-term care homes, will be able to enroll in their second doses.

These groups can register using the provincial online reservation system or by calling 1-833-943-3900 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. any day of the week.

Almost 392,000 residents of the city over the age of 18 – or about 46% – have already received their first dose.


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