This Version Posted: August 3, 2021
The time is right for youth to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Individuals aged 12 to 17 years are encouraged to get their first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. This will ensure they are fully vaccinated when school resumes in September.
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use in individuals aged 12 to 17 and the vaccine is available at Health Unit’s clinics.
Youth can get the vaccine the following ways:
- As a walk-in at any Health Unit clinic in Fenelon Falls, Minden, Cobourg or Campbellford. For a list of clinic dates, times and locations, visit here.
- Book an appointment through the online Provincial Booking System or by calling 1-833-943-3900.
- Arrange an appointment at participating pharmacy locations.
What you need to know:
- Pfizer vaccine will be administered for youth ages 12 to 17 years.
- Some local pharmacies may also provide youth vaccinations and should be contacted directly to book appointments.
- As well, primary health care providers may also offer vaccinations to their younger patients and their families.
- In Ontario, the second dose for vaccines is now given at 28 days after the first dose for anyone 12 years and older.
- A Dose of Prevention – HKPR video
- Medical Officer of Health Dr. Natalie Bocking
- COVID-19 Vaccines for Ontario Youth
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Olympic gold medalist Alex Kopacz shares his personal COVID-19 story – Middlesex-London Health Unit
- Ministry of Health COVID-19 Vaccines for Youth
- Safety and Efficacy of COVID-19 Vaccines for Youth – Q&A – Ontario Government
- Ministry of Health
- COVID-19 Vaccine Questions: Ask the Experts Video Series – Public Health Agency of Canada