Third dose COVID-19 vaccine appointments for expanded eligible populations available November 4
Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2021 05:10 PM
Whitby, Ontario- Durham Region Health Department is now expanding eligibility for third doses of COVID-19 vaccine, as recently announced by the province. Eligibility to receive a third dose of vaccine includes:
- Individuals 70 and older (born in 1951 or earlier).
- Health care workers and designated essential caregivers in congregate settings including long-term care home and retirement home staff and designated caregivers. (For a complete list,refer to Ministry of Health. recommendations at...
Community COVID-19 vaccine clinic hours extended to help get more area residents vaccinated
Posted on Friday, October 29, 2021 01:27 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is encouraging everyone who has not yet received a first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine to join in the "last mile" push to get vaccinated. To support this, the Health Department is extending clinic hours at Audley Recreation Centre clinic site in Ajax and opening an additional community immunization clinic at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex, Clarington.
Starting Monday, Nov. 1, hours at area community immunization clinics will be expanded...
Durham Region seeks community members to share their stories of the pandemic
Posted on Friday, October 15, 2021 08:30 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our community has remained #DurhamStrong through our resilient spirit. The past year and a half has changed the way we work, communicate, and live. Yet, everyone has faced different struggles and triumphs throughout this time.
As Durham Region looks to the future—and economic and community recovery—we are calling on residents to share their unique experiences with us on a new, interactive platform: durham.ca/PandemicStories.
Get involved by sharing...
Over 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines now administered in Durham Region
Posted on Friday, October 08, 2021 02:41 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department has reached a major milestone in the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines with over one million doses now administered to people who live or work in Durham Region. As of October 7, 1,000,100 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered at community, hospital, mobile, primary care providers, provincial mobile, pop-up and pharmacy clinics across Durham Region.
“I am proud of everyone in Durham Region who has helped us reach the one million doses...
Two area COVID-19 mass immunization clinics to remain open until end of 2021
Posted on Monday, September 13, 2021 11:08 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department and Lakeridge Health have extended the timeline for two area COVID-19 mass immunization clinics to remain open until the end of 2021. The clinics located in Ajax and Oshawa were slated to close by mid to late September, but both clinics will now remain open joining the list of walk-in, pop-up and mobile clinics being offered in numerous communities throughout Durham Region.
Both COVID-19 immunization clinics at the Audley Recreation Centre in...