News on COVID-19 Vaccinations

Last updated: March 30, 2021

This week, the City of Toronto opened a mass immunization clinic in Ward 25, located at the Malvern Recreation Centre (30 Sewells Road). The Malvern Recreation Centre clinic will operate seven days a week, from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Currently, the clinic can vaccinate 675 people per day, with the potential to increase capacity as more vaccine doses are received.

Appointments at the City of Toronto clinics at Scarborough Town Centre (300 Borough Drive) and Malvern Recreation Centre (30 Sewells Road) are available for residents 70 years and older. Appointments can be booked through the Provincial website at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine/. If you require assistance with registration, please contact the Provincial call centre at 1-833-943-3900. A video tour showing what residents can expect at City-operated mass immunization clinics is available by clicking here.

Appointments for the Scarborough Hospital clinics can be booked at www.scarbvaccine.ca.

Select pharmacies in Toronto are offering the AstraZeneca vaccine to those who are 60 years and older. Participating pharmacies can be found by clicking here.

The City has also developed a Vaccine Equity Transportation Plan to provide rides to seniors who are not otherwise able to attend their vaccination appointments. Rides can be booked at www.torontoride.ca or by calling 416-481-5250.

Once vaccinated, remember to share a smile and post a selfie using the hashtag #MyCovidVax!

Last updated: March 24, 2021

This week, the City of Toronto and Scarborough Hospital clinics began accepting vaccination appointments from those who are 75 years of age and above. Over 400,000 vaccines have now been administered across all Toronto sites.

 

Scarborough Hospital clinics are located at Centennial Progress Campus (941 Progress Avenue), Centenary Hospital (2867 Ellesmere Road) and Carefirst Seniors and Community Services Association (300 Silver Star Boulevard). Appointments for these clinics can be booked by visiting www.scarbvaccine.ca or by calling 1-888-385-1910.

 

Appointments for the City of Toronto clinics at Scarborough Town Centre (300 Borough Drive) and Malvern Recreation Centre (30 Sewells Road, opening March 29) can be booked through the Provincial website at https://covid-19.ontario.ca. If you require assistance with registration, please contact the Provincial call centre at 1-833-943-3900. A video tour showing what residents can expect at City-operated mass immunization clinics is available by clicking here.

 

Select pharmacies in Toronto are offering the AstraZeneca vaccine to those who are 60 years of age and above. Participating pharmacies can be found by clicking here.

Last updated: March 17, 2021

The City has opened three City-run clinics to complement other vaccination sites, including one at the Scarborough Town Centre, 300 Borough Drive, currently operating seven days a week from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Registration for these mass vaccination sites is available through the Provincial website at https://covid-19.ontario.ca

 

Eligible residents who are booking appointments, are asked to be patient and those who are not yet eligible, should not attempt to access the booking system.  If you require assistance with registration, please contact the Provincial call centre at 1-833-943-3900.

 

You are eligible to register online if you:

  • are 80 or older in 2021

  • have a green photo health (OHIP) card (you will need numbers from both sides of the card, expired cards will be accepted)

  • have an email address (your own or someone helping you book your appointment)

  • have a modern web browser (the booking site is not compatible with Internet Explorer 11 or earlier)

 

Some hospitals and Ontario Health Teams in the City of Toronto are also operating vaccination clinics for those who are 80 and older. Registration for these clinics is currently being facilitated by the City of Toronto. To register for these clinics, please visit https://vaccineto.ca

 

There is also an on-going pilot in Toronto for vaccinations at participating pharmacies for those aged 60 – 64. Participating pharmacies can be found here.

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