Today, the City of Toronto opened an additional 1,080 vaccination appointment bookings for tomorrow, Thursday, May 27, at the City-run immunization clinic in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Vaccination against COVID-19 is critical in the fight against the virus. The City is working non-stop with its healthcare partners, pharmacies and Toronto Public Health to administer all available COVID-19 vaccines.
The appointments are available to anyone age 12 or older and can be booked residents through the dark blue “Book a Vaccine” button on toronto.ca/covid-19 or by calling the provincial vaccine booking line at 1-833-943-3900.
The nine City-run vaccination clinics are 99 per cent booked for this week and 98 per cent booked for next week. When booking online, people are encouraged to input “Toronto” as their location at the scheduling stage to see the full list of clinics. To find the soonest appointment, click through the list of clinics with availability. Generally, clinics at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto Congress Centre, The Hangar and Cloverdale Mall have the greatest appointment availability.
City-run clinics are part of the Team Toronto vaccination network that includes hundreds of clinics operated by hospitals, pharmacies and other healthcare and community partners. Information on where and how to register for appointments is available on the City’s COVID-19: How to Get Vaccinated webpage. Those seeking a vaccine appointment are also encouraged to register and check availability with healthcare partners through vaccineto.ca/, local pharmacies or healthcare providers.
To easily connect to resources including vaccine appointment bookings, information on vaccines and upcoming telephone town halls, Toronto residents can text “VACCINE” to 1-833-750-0888 or 833-750-0888 for more information.
There are 353 new cases of COVID-19 in Toronto today. Since the start of the pandemic there have been a total of 165,764 cases of COVID-19. There are 942 people hospitalized. To date, there have been 3,348 COVID-19 deaths in Toronto. In total, 156,795 people have recovered. Case status data can be found on the Toronto Public Health’s reporting dashboard.
For the current wave of COVID-19 in Toronto, amplified by variants of concern, staying home and following public health guidance is the best way to keep everyone safe. Please review the City’s COVID-19: Guide for Residents for public health guidance and information on what is and is not permitted under provincial regulations and City bylaws.
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