This Version Posted: November 25, 2021
Anyone born in 2009 or earlier is able to get COVID-19 vaccine.
The Health Unit wants to ensure everyone’s experience getting COVID-19 vaccines is a good one. This includes supporting persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and their caregivers, to get their COVID-19 vaccine.
To help clients and caregivers prepare for a successful vaccine appointment, read on for more resources and information.
- Have questions about COVID-19 vaccines? Speak to a health professional
- Ontario now requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination to attend select non-essential businesses and indoor settings. Get full details here.
- Need a ride to your COVID-19 vaccine appointment? Click here for options in your community
- COVID-19 Information (Plain Language) – ConnectABILITY
- COVID-19 Resources – Supporting Individuals, Families and Caregivers – ConnectABILITY
- Getting Ready for My Shot Package – Getting Ready For My Shot: Accommodation request and preparation form for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program of Surrey Place, Toronto, April 2021
- Dose of Prevention – Facts on COVID-19 Vaccines
- Getting Ready for Your Vaccine
- Krystal Gets Her COVID-19 Vaccine
- For Caregivers: COVID-19 Vaccines – Getting Set to Go – Surrey Place
Questions and Answers about COVID-19 Vaccine
- For Self-Advocates: COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A
- For Caregivers: Answering Your Questions About COVID-19 Vaccine
Additional Vaccine Resources
- Local Vaccination Clinics
- COVID-19 Vaccines
- Youth and COVID-19 Vaccination
- COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11
- COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for Urban Indigenous Peoples
- COVID-19 Vaccine Certificates
- Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine
- Rides to Help Get You to COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Speak to a Health Care Professional For More Advice
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.