News Release
May 17, 2021

The City of Toronto is working with its healthcare partners, pharmacies and Toronto Public Health to administer all available COVID-19 vaccines. To date, 1,734,861 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Toronto.

The Team Toronto effort is focused on getting as many residents vaccinated as quickly as possible based on available supply. It is also expanding mobile vaccination efforts across Toronto to bring vaccine to the neighbourhoods most in need.

City-operated immunization clinics, together with the City’s enhanced mobile operations teams, have now administered more than 400,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine. As of yesterday evening, approximately 659,315 people have booked COVID-19 vaccination appointments at a City-run clinic.

Appointments at City-operated immunization clinics are available through the Province’s online booking system. Eligible residents are encouraged to book an appointment by clicking the blue “Book a Vaccine” button at or through phone by calling the Provincial Vaccine Booking Line at 1-833-943-3900. For more information about what to expect when you get a COVID-19 vaccine please visit, A full list of eligible groups is available on the City’s COVID-19: How to Get Vaccinated webpage:

The City and healthcare partners are working to operate a total of approximately 24 clinics today, including mobile teams and on-site clinics, to vaccinate priority groups identified by the Province of Ontario’s priority framework.

 City of Toronto immunization clinics

  • Today, will hold nine City-operated immunization clinics: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto Congress Centre, Scarborough Town Centre, Malvern Community Recreation Centre, Mitchell Field Arena, The Hangar, Cloverdale Mall, North Toronto Memorial Community Centre and Carmine Stefano Community Centre.
  • Will vaccinate approximately 9,376 people born in 1971 or earlier and people age 18 or older who live in hot spot neighbourhoods as identified by postal code. People without appointments should not attend a City-run immunization clinic.

 Unity Health Toronto, Downtown East Toronto OHT and West Toronto OHT

  • Today, will hold two on-site clinics and two off-site clinics.
  • Will vaccinate 1,416 people who are age 18 and older living in hot spot neighbourhoods, priority hospital and community based healthcare workers, individuals living in congregate settings, members of the Indigenous community, shelter staff, transplant recipients and those receiving active cancer treatment and individuals with specific high-risk health conditions.

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University Health Network

  • Today, will hold one mobile clinic.
  • Will vaccinate 200 people individuals living in congregate settings

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Humber River Hospital and North Western Toronto Ontario Health Team

  • Today, will hold one pop-up clinic and one mobile clinic.
  • Will vaccinate 1,400 people who are healthcare workers, individuals eligible under Phase 2, and people age 18 years and older in hot spot neighbourhoods.

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Michael Garron Hospital – East Toronto Health Partners

  • Today, will hold one on-site clinic.
  • Will vaccinate 150 people who are health care workers.

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North York General Hospital – North York Toronto Health Partners

  • Today, will hold one mobile clinic.
  • Will vaccinate 2,000 people individuals who are age 18 years and older living in a hot spot area.

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Scarborough Health Network

  • Today, will hold five on-site clinics and one mobile clinic.
  • Will vaccinate 11,000 people age 18 years and older living in a hot spot area, hospital healthcare workers, and people living in shelters.

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The City, Toronto Public Health, hospitals and community healthcare centres are all working together to get Torontonians vaccinated as quickly as possible. Getting vaccinated protects individuals, their close contacts and the community. As vaccine supply for the general population becomes widely available from the Government of Canada and the Province, more than 350 clinics, including pharmacies and mobile clinics across Toronto, will vaccinate people following the priority framework established by the Province.

To view a map and search for clinic locations across Toronto, including City-run facilities, pharmacies and hospitals, please visit

Toronto, like all Ontario municipalities, is in the Shutdown Zone of the Province’s COVID-19 response framework and subject to a provincial Stay-at-Home order. Everyone in the city should be staying home except for essential reasons such as going out for groceries or exercise and being sure to stay as close to home as possible. Please review the City’s COVID-19: Guide for Residents for information on what is and is not permitted under provincial regulations and City bylaw at

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