Anyone between the ages of 12 and 17 who has pre-registered for an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine will begin receiving invitations to book on Friday, along with instructions for booking with eligible family members.
Starting Friday morning, anyone in the Waterloo Region between the ages of 12 and 17 who has pre-registered for a COVID-19 vaccine will begin receiving notifications to make an appointment.
Keep in mind Health Canada’s regulations regarding the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, if you were born in 2009 but are not yet 12 years old, you must wait until at least your birthday to be vaccinated.
Young people will receive these notifications, and they will be accompanied by instructions for family members aged 12 and over who live in the same household, to make an appointment at the same time.
The region said all eligible students will have the opportunity to get a first dose before the end of June.
They and their family members can book at the following locations:
- Clinique de vaccination Cambridge Pinebush, Smart Centers, 66 Pinebush Road, Cambridge
- The Boardwalk Vaccination Clinic, 435 The Boardwalk, Medical Center 2, Suite 106, Waterloo
- Health Sciences Campus Vaccination Clinic, 10 Victoria Street South, Kitchener
- New Vision Family Health Team Immunization Clinic, 421 Greenbrook Drive, Kitchener
- Wellesley Immunization Clinic, 3710 Nafziger Drive, Unit A, Wellesley
In addition, children 12 to 17 years old will be able to receive a second dose at a shorter interval, meaning that appointments for the second dose will be held during summer vacation, so teens can return home. school in September fully vaccinated.
If you are a family member, but not in this age group, you will need to wait the usual four month interval to receive the second dose.