March 9, 2021
The City of Toronto is working with all our healthcare partners and Toronto Public Health to administer all available COVID-19 vaccines.
To date, 206,922 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Toronto.
Today, a number of Toronto hospitals and community healthcare centres are vaccinating priority groups identified by the Province of Ontario’s priority framework for COVID-19 vaccination including residents aged 80 years and over. These clinics are only vaccinating those in the priority groups who have confirmed appointments.
The following healthcare partners are working to operate approximately 18 clinics today, including mobile teams and on-site vaccinations, to vaccinate priority groups in their communities.
Unity Health Toronto
- Yesterday, held two clinics at St. Michael’s Hospital and St. Joseph’s Health Centre.
- Vaccinated 810 people who are priority hospital and community based healthcare workers, local pharmacy staff, local dentists and their staff, individuals 80 years and older, individuals living in congregate settings, members of the Indigenous community and shelter staff.
- CAMH held one on-site clinic and a mobile clinic and vaccinated 18 people who are patients, healthcare workers and other priority
- Today, UHT will hold two clinics and vaccinate approximately 1,000 people belonging to the same groups.
University Health Network– Mid-West Toronto
- Yesterday, held one on-site vaccine clinic and a mobile clinic.
- Vaccinated 150 people who are individuals 80 years and older at the on-site clinic, and 120 patients who are 80 years and older, long-term care and community healthcare workers at the mobile clinic.
- Today, will hold two on-site clinics and a mobile clinic.
- Will administrate approximately 500 doses to healthcare workers and individuals 80 years and older at the on-site clinics, and 60 doses to patients who are 80 years and older at the mobile clinic.
Michael Garron Hospital – East Toronto Health Partners
- Yesterday, held two on-site clinics, one primary care clinic and a mobile clinic.
- Vaccinated 506 people who are healthcare workers, first responders from Toronto Fire Services and Toronto Police Service, community members who are 80 years and older and individuals living in congregate settings.
- Today, will hold two on-site clinics, a pop-up clinic and deploy two mobile teams.
- Will vaccinate approximately 855 people who are healthcare workers, first responders from Toronto Fire Services and Toronto Police Service, community members 80 years and older and individuals living in congregate settings.
Humber River Hospital
- Yesterday, held one on-site clinic and a mobile clinic.
- Vaccinated 789 people who are healthcare workers, long-term care staff and essential caregivers, first responders and individuals 80 years and older.
- Today, will hold one on-site clinic and a mobile clinic.
- Will vaccinate approximately 748 people belonging to the same groups.
North York General Hospital and North York Toronto Health Partners
- Yesterday, held one vaccination clinic.
- Vaccinated approximately 33 people who are hospital healthcare workers and hospital inpatients who are 80 years and older.
- Today, will hold one clinic to vaccinate approximately 35 people who are hospital healthcare workers and hospital inpatients who are 80 years and older.
Scarborough Health Network
- Yesterday, we held two on-site clinics. Vaccinated 1,000 people who are healthcare workers, residents 80 years and older referred by their primary care physicians, and members of the vaccination team at the on-site clinics.
- Vaccinated 92 individuals at long-term care homes.
- Today, will hold one on-site clinic and three mobile clinics at a shelter, congregated home and long-term care home.
- Will vaccinate over 1,400 people on the immediate priority list.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
- Today, will hold one hospital hub clinic.
- Will vaccinate 600 people who are community residents 80 years and older, Indigenous adults, adults who receive home care, community healthcare workers, and hospital, long-term care and retirement homes staff.
As vaccine supply for the general population becomes widely available from the Government of Canada and the Ontario Government, more than 350 clinics, including pharmacies and mobile clinics across Toronto, will vaccinate people based on the priority framework established by the Province.
The City of Toronto will open three mass immunization clinics on March 17 for Toronto residents over the age of 80. Details on booking an appointment will be made in the coming days.
The City of Toronto, 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 Toronto awaits the rollout of mass immunization, to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the community, protect the healthcare system and save lives, the City continues to urge all residents to stay home as much as possible. Please review the City’s simple “Dos” and “Don’ts” guide for recommended and mandatory public health measures www.toronto.ca/lockdownguide. The guide communicates some of what is and what is not permitted under provincial regulations and City bylaws.
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