March 11, 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, 217,579 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 27 clinics today, including mobile teams and on-site vaccinations, to vaccinate priority groups in their communities.
Unity Health Toronto
- Yesterday, held three clinics at St. Michael’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and Houses of Providence long-term care home, as well as two mobile clinics in congregate settings.
- Vaccinated 1,100 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.
- Today, will hold three on-site clinics, a clinic at CAMH and two mobile clinics in congregate settings.
- Will vaccinate approximately 1,400 people belonging to the same groups.
University Health Network (UHN) – Mid-West Toronto
- Yesterday, held two on-site clinics and a mobile clinic.
- Vaccinated 450 people who are individuals 80 years and older, and healthcare workers and students at the on-site clinics.
- Vaccinated 185 patients who are 80 years and older, individuals living in congregate care settings and shelters, and homebound seniors at the mobile clinic.
- Today, will hold four on-site clinics and a mobile clinic.
- Will administrate approximately 1,650 doses to healthcare workers and students, long-term care workers and care givers, UHN, Sinai Health and Women’s College Hospital patients and individuals 80 years and older at the on-site clinics.
- Will also administer 300 doses to individuals living in congregate care settings and Indigenous populations at the mobile clinic.
Michael Garron Hospital – East Toronto Health Partners
- Yesterday, held two on-site clinics, one primary care clinic and two mobile clinics.
- Vaccinated 844 people who are healthcare workers, first responders from Toronto Police Service, community members who are 80 years and older and individuals living in congregate settings.
- Today, will hold two on-site clinics, run two primary care pop-up clinics and deploy two mobile teams.
- Will vaccinate approximately 800 people belonging to the same groups.
Humber River Hospital
- Yesterday, held two on-site clinics.
- Vaccinated 819 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.
- Will vaccinate approximately 722 people belonging to the same groups.
North York General Hospital and North York Toronto Health Partners
- Yesterday, held three vaccination clinics.
- Vaccinated approximately 680 people who are hospital healthcare workers, community members 80 years and older, hospital inpatients, Indigenous adults and people living in shelters.
- Today, will hold four clinics to vaccinate approximately 650 people belonging to the same groups.
Scarborough Health Network
- Yesterday, we held two on-site clinics and two mobile clinics.
- Vaccinated 1,900 people who are healthcare workers and residents 80 years and older at the on-site clinics.
- Vaccinated 180 individuals at long-term care homes and in shelters at the mobile clinics.
- Today, will hold two on-site clinics and two mobile clinics.
- Will vaccinate over 2,400 people belonging to the same groups.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
- Today, will hold one on-site clinic.
- Will administrate approximately 900 doses to community residents aged 80 years and older, Indigenous adults, adults who receive home care, 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 at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre, Toronto Congress Centre and Scarborough Town Centre. Bookings for residents who will be 80 years of age or older in 2021 will be available through a prominent registration link on http://www.toronto.ca/covid-19 starting this Friday, March 12.
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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