The Ontario government is extending booking for COVID-19 vaccination appointments to individuals aged 70 and over through its online booking system and call centre in 11 additional public health units on March 29, 2021.
The rural pop-up clinics are available from March 29 to April 6 at the following locations:
- Greely Community Centre – 1448 Meadow Dr., Greely
- Osgoode Community Centre – 5660 Osgoode Main, Osgoode
- Richmond Memorial Arena and Community Centre – 6095 Perth St., Ottawa
- West Carleton Community Complex – 5670 Carp Road, Ottawa
- J. Kennedy Memorial Centre – 1115 Dunning Road, Cumberland
- Navan Memorial Centre – 1295 Colonia Road, Navan
If you live in Ward 5 (West Carleton-March), Ward 19 (Cumberland), Ward 20 (Osgoode), or Ward 21 (Rideau-Goulbourn), call 613-691-5505 to confirm your eligibility and book an appointment.
Please choose option 2 “DESIGNATED RURAL AREA” when booking for an appointment at a pop-up clinic.
As of Monday, March 29, 2021, all individuals aged 70 and over in the Ottawa Public Health unit will be eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment at a mass immunization clinic through the provincial online booking system at ontario.ca/bookvaccine, or individuals who require assistance with booking an appointment can call the Provincial Vaccine Information Line number at 1-888-999-6488. The provincial vaccine information line is open Monday to Sunday, 8AM to 8PM.
Appointments will also be available at four community vaccination clinics:
- Nepean Sportsplex- 1701 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa
- Ruddy Family YMCA-YWCA – 265 Centrum Blvd, Ottawa
- Eva James Memorial Community Centre – 65 Stonehaven Drive, Ottawa
- Ottawa City Hall – 110 Laurier Avenue West
To enable physical distancing and to reduce the number of people in the clinic, please arrive for your vaccine no more than 10 minutes before your appointment time.
As vaccine supply is delivered across the province and additional public health units begin vaccinating individuals aged 70 and over, vaccine administration rates may differ based on local context. Rollout and timing has been further impacted by the latest delay in shipment of the Moderna vaccine, initially planned for March 30 but now delayed until April 7. For more information on local vaccine rollout, individuals are encouraged to contact their local public health unit.
Ontario continues to work with public health units to vaccinate remaining Phase One populations, including First Nation, Metis, and Inuit adults, health care workers, adult chronic home care recipients, and residents and staff in congregate care settings for seniors. Public health units have been directed to consider accessibility issues in their plans and have local solutions, such as mobile clinics and transportation supports.
- To date in March 2021, Ontario has received 1,454,310 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, 323,200 doses of the Moderna vaccine and 194,500 doses of the AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine. In April 2021, the province is expecting to receive 1,584,180 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and 751,500 doses of the Moderna vaccine.
- Ontario’s exact allocations and delivery timing for the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, as well as delivery timing for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine after March are pending confirmation from the federal government and are not known at this time.
- As of March 27, 2021, individuals aged 70 and over in Toronto can book appointments at mass immunization clinics through the provincial online booking system and call centre. As of Monday, March 29, 2021, individuals aged 70 and over in the following regions will also be eligible: Hamilton; Grey Bruce; Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington; Lambton; Leeds, Grenville and Lanark; Niagara; Ottawa; Peel; Simcoe-Muskoka; Timiskaming; and York Region
- Eligible individuals can schedule a vaccine appointment by visiting Ontario.ca/bookvaccine, or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Information Line number at 1-888-999-6488. The Provincial Vaccine Information Line is open Monday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and can provide assistance in 300 languages.
- Healthy people are essential for a healthy economy. The government released the 2021 Ontario Budget on March 24 outlining the province’s next steps to defeat COVID-19. It brings total investments to $16.3 billion to protect people’s health. Ontario’s total response to COVID-19 is now $51 billion.