This Version Posted: October 26, 2021
Anyone born in 2009 or earlier is eligible to get vaccinated.
If you still need to get the COVID-19 vaccine you can visit a Health Unit mobile clinic, a local pharmacy or your primary care provider to be vaccinated.
- Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is now required to attend select non-essential businesses and indoor settings. Get full details here.
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How to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine
- Walk-In: anyone born in 2009 or earlier can “walk-in” for a first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at any of the Health Unit mobile clinics. No appointments are needed, but please bring your Ontario Health Card if you have one. Both mRNA vaccines (Pfizer-Comirnaty and Moderna-Spikevax) are available at all mobile clinics, unless specified otherwise.
- All children turning 12 years old before the end of 2021 are eligible to be vaccinated.
In Ontario, the time between doses of vaccine varies. Refer to the provincial guidance document for intervals.
Ontario is now offering a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for specific groups of the population. People who are eligible for a third dose must speak with their health care provider, primary care provider, specialist or hospital specialty program prior to receiving the third dose. Learn more on the Third Dose of COVID Vaccine page.
Health Unit Vaccination Clinics
COVID-19 vaccinations are available at the Health Unit office in Lindsay (108 Angeline St. S) on:
Friday, October 29, 10 am to 4 pm
No appointments are needed, but please bring your Ontario health card.
The Health Unit is working with other community partners to hold special mobile clinics at select locations. These mobile clinics are open to anyone born in 2009 or earlier, no appointment needed. Please bring your health card. Both mRNA vaccines (Pfizer-Comirnaty and Moderna-Spikevax) are available at all mobile clinics, unless specified otherwise.
- Port Hope: Thursday, October 28, 1-4 pm, HKPR District Health Unit office (200 Rose Glen Rd.) in Port Hope. IMPORTANT NOTE – Clinic moved to Port Hope health unit office from Cobourg Community Centre.
- Lindsay: Friday, October 29, 9 am to 1 pm, Midwives of Lindsay and the Lakes Office (41 Russell St. W.) in Lindsay. Open to anyone born in 2009 or earlier, but especially pregnant individuals and those trying to get pregnant. A Public Health Nurse and Midwife will be available to answer specific questions as it relates to COVID-19 vaccine and pregnancy.
- Port Hope: Friday, October 29, 1 to 4 pm, HKPR District Health Unit office (200 Rose Glen Rd.) in Port Hope. IMPORTANT NOTE – Clinic moved to Port Hope health unit office from Cobourg Community Centre.
- Lindsay: Saturday, October 30, 10 am to 2 pm, Lindsay Collegiate Vocational Institute (LCVI) (260 Kent St. W) in Lindsay.
- Castleton: Saturday, October 30, 11 am to 2 pm, Castleton Town Hall (1780 Percy St.) in Castleton.
- Codrington: Saturday, October 30, 11 am to 2 pm, Codrington Fire Hall #2 (1256 Country Rd 27) in Codrington.
Hundreds of Ontario pharmacies are now offering COVID-19 vaccinations for eligible residents. This includes select pharmacies in Haliburton County, Northumberland County and the City of Kawartha Lakes.
For a full list of pharmacies offering COVID-19 vaccines, visit Ontario’s Pharmacy COVID-19 Vaccine page. You can search the list of participating pharmacies by community or using your postal code.
Have Questions About COVID-19 Vaccine? Speak to a Health Professional
Make an appointment to talk with a doctor/nurse if you have questions or concerns about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Access these free services:
- VaxFacts – Scarborough Health Network – Click here to book an appointment online or call 416-438-2911, ext. 5738, to speak to a doctor.
- COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service – Sick Kids’ Hospital – Families with children can click here to book an appointment to speak to a pediatric Registered Nurse. You can also call 437-881-3505.
- If you have received a dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, click here for an After-Care Fact Sheet.
- There have been a small number of reports of pericarditis (inflammation of the lining around the heart) or myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) after getting a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine in Canada. Click here to learn more in this Public Health Ontario fact sheet.
- Before your COVID-19 vaccine appointment, drink water and eat something ahead of time. Being well-hydrated and having something in your stomach reduces your risk of feeling faint after your shot.