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Only people aged five to 11 will be able to get an appointment at a child and adolescent clinic, although older siblings or parents will be able to receive an adult dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at these clinics if they accompany a child. upon their appointment.
The pediatric COVID-19 vaccine approved for use in children five to 11 years old is not yet available in mainstream clinics. However, it is available at participating pharmacies throughout the district. Parents and guardians are encouraged to make an appointment at one of the participating pharmacies if they would like their child to be vaccinated this week and cannot make an appointment at a clinic hosted by the District Health Unit. North Bay Parry Sound.
People are encouraged to bring a health card or other form of identification, if possible, along with any required documentation for people with underlying health conditions eligible for a third dose. Eligible people who received their last dose before June 21 will be able to book and receive their booster dose this week.
Flu shots will also be available for people with COVID-19 appointments at adult clinics this week.
Appointments are still available at the following clinics this week:
Parry Sound, Wednesday, Child and Youth Clinic at Parry Sound High School (111 Isabella Street, Parry Sound) 4 to 8 p.m.
South River, Thursday, Children’s and Youth Clinic at Almaguin Highlands High School (21 Mountain View Road, South River) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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Mattawa, Friday, clinic for children and adolescents at Élisabeth Bruyère Catholic High School (359 Brydges Street, Mattawa) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
North Bay, Saturday, Children and Youth Clinic at Northgate Shopping Center (1500 Fisher Street, North Bay), Former Gap Location, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sturgeon Falls, Tuesday, clinic for children and adolescents at Nipissing West Public High School (175 rue Ethel, Sturgeon Falls) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, room Marcel Noel (219 rue O’Hara, Sturgeon Falls) 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
To make an appointment or for more information, visit monunitéhealth.ca / Get vaccinated or call the health unit call center at 1-844-478-1400 or 705-995-3810.