Durham Region administers over 107,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines
Posted on Tuesday, April 06, 2021 02:08 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department and Lakeridge Health have reached a milestone in the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines with over 107,000 doses being administered to area residents. As of April 4, 106,052 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered at community and hospital clinics, and 1,371 doses have been administered to area residents through mobile clinics.
“This is a tremendous accomplishment that we’re happy to report and we extend our thanks to Lakeridge Health for their ongoing...
Health Department expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to residents 65+
Posted on Friday, April 02, 2021 06:19 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to area residents 65 and older, or those who will be turning 65 in 2021. While the Health Department recently expanded eligibility to individuals in the Highest-Risk and High-Risk Health Conditions groups and residents in High Risk Congregate Living Settings, it has been determined that there are available spots to now proceed with bookings for those who are 65 and older. Bookings for residents 65-plus...
Health Department continues to expand eligibility groups for COVID-19 vaccines
Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 06:16 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department continues to expand eligibility for area residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. In addition to residents 70 and older, or those who will be turning 70 this year, focus will now include individuals with Highest-Risk and High-Risk Health Conditions and residents in High Risk Congregate Living Settings. For a full list of the current priority groups visit www.durham.ca/covidvaccines. We recognize that public health units in other areas of the province...
Health Department continues to vaccinate 70+ and current priority groups
Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 06:20 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department is continuing to focus COVID-19 vaccination efforts for residents who are 70 years and older, or who will be turning 70 in 2021. The Health Department continues to follow Ontario’s vaccination plan for Phase 1 and 2 to address the priority groups as outlined by the province. The ability to add new priority groups is dependent on vaccine supply which is received from the province.
Residents are welcome to attend any of the eight municipal clinics located...
Durham Region residents 70-plus now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine
Posted on Monday, March 29, 2021 11:18 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department is expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to residents who are 70 years and older, or those who will be turning 70 in 2021. Appointments for the 70-plus eligibility group will begin at 1 p.m. on March 29. To book an appointment, visit www.durham.ca/vaccineappointment. Residents who need assistance to book an appointment can call 1-888-444-5113. In addition to residents 70 and older, the Health Department will continue to provide vaccinations...