COVID-19 Vaccine Information

  • Gloved hand holding a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine

Receiving a COVID-19 Vaccine

In Durham Region, there are numerous places to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

  • To book at a Public Health-run vaccine clinic, you can schedule your appointment online or by calling 1-888-444-5113. 
  • To locate a pharmacy where you can book an appointment, please visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations.
  • For information about the Lakeridge Health run vaccine clinic please call 905-571-3344. For eligiblity at the Lakeridge Health run clinic, please read the eligibility criteria below:

NEW: Paediatric COVID-19 Vaccine for children 5 -11 Years Old

All Ontario residents between 5-11 years-old are eligible for a peadatric COVID-19 vaccine book an appointment here

For information and resources to help prepare you and your child for a vaccination visit The CARD System.

Facts about the COVID-19 vaccine for 5 - 11 year olds

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Who is eligible for a first dose?

All Ontario residents 5 years old (including birth year 2016) and older are eligible for a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

To book an appointment, click here

 Who is eligible for a second dose?

 

All Ontario residents 5 years old (including birth year 2016) and older are eligible for a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at a recommended eight weeks (56 days) interval after their first dose.

To book an appointment, click here

 Who is eligible for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine?

  • Moderately to severely immunocompromised individuals, 56 days (eight weeks) after their second dose:
    • Must be referred by a primary care physician or specialist using this form.
    • The primary care physician or specialist should fax the form to 905-721-4876.
    • Individuals will receive a call from the clinic with an appointment date and time.
  • Individuals receiving active treatment with immunosuppressive therapies, 56 days (eight weeks) after their second dose:
    • To book an appointment, click here and bring a current prescription bottle or receipt to this appointment.
  • Vulnerable, older adults living in congregate settings, recommended 168 days (24 weeks) after second dose:
    • Long-term care, retirement home and elder care lodge residents.
    • Older adults living in other congregate settings (e.g., assisted-living facilities, chronic care hospitals, senior’s apartment buildings, older adults living in congregate living settings for people with developmental disabilities, etc.).
  • Individuals aged 70 years old (birth year 1951) or older, recommended 168 days (24 weeks)  after second dose.
  • Recipients of a viral vector vaccine series (AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson), recommended 168 days (24 weeks) after last dose:
    • Individuals who received two doses of AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD COVID-19 vaccine.
    • Individuals who received one dose of Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
  • First Nations, Inuit and Métis, 16 yrs and older, recommended 168 days (24 weeks)  after second dose including non-Indigenous adult household members.
  • Health-care workers, 16-years and older, recommended 168 days (24 weeks) after second dose:
    • Any regulated health-care professionals and any staff member, contract worker, student/trainee, registered volunteer, or other designated essential caregiver currently working in-person in a health-care organization, including workers that are not providing direct patient care and are frequently in the patient environment (e.g., cleaning staff, research staff, other administrative staff).
    • Workers providing health-care service or direct patient service in a congregate, residential, or community setting outside of a health-care organization.

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 Vaccine Clinic Information

 

Location: 2200 Simcoe Street, North Oshawa (click here for map)

  • Free Parking
  • Accessible
  • Durham Region Transit Bus Route 905.

Clinic Hours:

  • November 15 to 23 - 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • November 24 to December 23 - 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • December 27 to December 30 - 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Vaccines available at this clinic:

  • Pfizer
  • Moderna

To book an appointment, click here

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Region of Durham Facts about COVID-19 Vaccine

Ministry of Health Guidelines

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All Durham Region residents are encouraged to get vaccinated with a first and second dose as soon as they are eligible. This will protect themselves and others against variants of concerns, including the Delta variant that is circulating in Durham Region.

The COVID-19 vaccine is recommended for anyone age 12 years or older. If you have any questions about the Oshawa Campus Ice Centre clinic, please send a note to oshawavaccine@lh.ca.

Updated as of November 10, 2021