Toronto Schedules 8,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Appointments – .

Toronto Schedules 8,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Appointments – .

At 8 a.m. on Saturday, 40,000 appointments opened for reminders of a COVID-19 vaccine. By the end of the day, more than 8,000 appointments had been made.
“Thank you to the thousands of people who signed up,” Mayor John Tory said in a press release on Sunday.

Appointments for booster shots should be made at least six months after a person’s second dose. According to Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, that’s when immunity begins to wane.

The following people – 2.75 million Ontarians – are now eligible for a booster dose reservation:

  • People aged 70 and over.
  • Health workers or essential caregivers in collective settings.
  • People who have received two doses of AstraZeneca vaccine or one dose of Janssen vaccine.
  • First Nations, Inuit and Métis adults and non-Indigenous members of their households.

Clinics run by the City of Toronto currently have approximately 32,000 appointments to make in the coming weeks.

“Third doses may help provide stronger protection against COVID-19 for some of the most vulnerable and at-risk members of our community,” Dr Eileen de Villa, the city’s medical office, said in a statement. Press.

“If you are eligible for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine, I encourage you to make an appointment and receive your third dose. “

Appointments are currently available at:

• Cloverdale Mall, 250 The East Mall.

• Greater Toronto Convention Center, 255 Front Street West.

• Mitchell Field Arena, 89, avenue Church.

• Centre-ville de Scarborough, 300, promenade Borough.

• Centre commercial Woodbine, 500, boul. Rexdale.


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