Ottawa Public Health – Dr. Etches May 19 Statement
Our COVID-19 monitoring indicators are showing positive signs: we are seeing fewer people test positive for COVID-19, per cent positivity is down though not yet low, wastewater levels continue to trend downward and we are seeing fewer outbreaks and fewer hospitalizations…
Starting Sunday, May 23
There will be additional vaccination appointments and the age limit is lowered to 12 and over
Additional vaccination appointments will be opening on Sunday, May 23 at 8 am. In addition, youth aged 12 and over in Ottawa can begin booking appointments on Sunday to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at community clinics. To book an appointment online, these individuals must already be 12 years old as of the date of their booking.
The Pfizer vaccine is currently the only COVID-19 vaccine that has been authorized by Health Canada for use in individuals aged 12 and over.
Accessibility at clinics
All clinic sites are accessible. If you require specific accommodations, please fill out the disability related accommodations request form at least 48 hours in advance to ensure your needs are met. If you need assistance completing the form, contact Ottawa Public Health at 613-691-5505.
For more information on what accessibility accommodations are available at the clinics or to access the form, visit OttawaPublicHealth.ca.
Walk-ins will not be accepted at community clinics
- This includes walk-ins for second doses
- This includes walk-ins at the end of the day
- Remaining doses at the end of the day will be administered to pre-booked or pre-registered individuals.
For more information
Visit ottawa.ca or OttawaPublicHealth.ca for more information about Ottawa’s vaccine distribution plan including information about:
- “Hot spot” communities
- First Nation, Métis and Inuit populations
- Second doses
- Transportation to and from appointments
- Health cards
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