Posted on Monday, November 22, 2021 12:23 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department COVID-19 vaccine clinic appointment bookings for children five to 11-years old will open on November 23. Appointments can be booked at durham.ca/vaccineappointment or by calling 1-888-444-5113. Appointments will be available starting on November 25.
The paediatric COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) vaccine is authorized for children who will be turning five-years old in 2021 (born in 2016) to children who are 11-years old (born in 2010). The...
Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2021 02:21 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Influenza, also known as “the flu”, season has begun, and Durham Region Health Department is reminding area residents to protect themselves and others by getting their annual influenza vaccine, known as the flu shot. The flu shot is safe and protects you from the influenza virus which causes a contagious respiratory illness. The vaccine is free and recommended for everyone six-months of age and older.
“The best way you can stop the flu is by getting the flu shot every year...
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...
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...
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...