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...
Posted on Monday, August 23, 2021 11:50 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department is urging anyone who attended the 43rd Annual Jane and Finch Classic basketball tournament, held at the Playground Global facility, 1313 Boundary Road, Oshawa, from Aug. 3 to 8, to get tested as soon as possible. The Health Department has been notified of multiple cases of COVID-19 associated with this event and is having difficulty reaching all players and spectators. The teams and attendees are from all over Ontario and other provinces.
Posted on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 03:14 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is updating eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to include third doses for individuals most at-risk of serious illness from the virus. In addition, eligibility is being expanded to include all youth born in 2009, allowing youth that are turning 12 later in 2021 earlier opportunities to be vaccinated.
On Aug. 17, the Ontario government announced that third doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to specific vulnerable populations who are at...
Posted on Friday, June 25, 2021 05:51 PM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is aware of the announcement from the province earlier today which indicated beginning June 26, youth 12 to 17-years old who live in a Delta hot spot become eligible for an accelerated second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Second dose eligibility for this group has been decreased to 28 days after the first dose of vaccine from the previous eight weeks (56 days) that was outlined by the province.
The Health Department is informing area residents that...
Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 10:27 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department has now received the shipment of Pfizer vaccine that was delayed earlier this week. This delay, which was noted by the Health Department on June 20, affected the supply of Pfizer vaccine at Durham Region mass immunization clinics resulting in the Health Department administering Moderna vaccine at area clinics for appointments booked by individuals 18 and older.
With this shipment, the Health Department will resume providing Pfizer vaccine at...