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.
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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...
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...