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Community Vaccine Update: November 8, 2021

Vaccine doses administered so far: 145,858 doses

Number of people completely vaccinated: 64,700

Proportion of local population 12+ population with at least 1 dose: 84.1%

Proportion of local population 12+ population fully vaccinated: 87.3%

 

Status updates:

  • The Health Unit and its partners have now administered over 145,858 doses of vaccine. 84.1% of the population over the age of 12 years are now fully vaccinated – and 87.3% have received at least one dose.
  • Boosters are now available and should be booked when individuals come eligible. Data demonstrates a waning in efficiency at the 6-month mark and the third dose will provide additional coverage to eligible populations. Book now before appointments are not available.
  • Third dose eligibility is as follows: Residents over the age of 70 (Born in 1951 or earlier); Individuals who received a complete series of a viral vector vaccine i.e. two doses of AstraZeneca or one dose of Janssen; First Nation, Inuit, and Metis adults and their non-Indigenous household members; Health care workers and designated essential caregivers. The full list can be found here
  • Additional pop-ups continue to be added across both counties. Pop-ups offer both first and second doses by appointment or walk-in. For third doses, please schedule an appointment.
  • Individuals who are unable to access a vaccine due to barriers such as transportation, identification, or accessibility should call 519-427-5903 or email [email protected] for assistance.
  • Those seeking their vaccine receipts are reminded they can access them online at covid-19.ontario.ca/proof-covid-19-vaccination

 

The GO-VAXX Bus

  • Saturday, November 13th – Canboro Community Centre – 7 Darling St. Dunnville ON
  • Saturday, November 20th – Boston Public School – 2993 Cockshutt Rd, Waterford ON

 

Mass Clinics

  • Norfolk General Hospital (365 West St., Simcoe)
    • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with walk-ins welcome (Pfizer only)
    • Large groups encouraged to book online
  • Vittoria Community Centre (35 Oakes Blvd., Vittoria).
    •  November 10 and 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Pfizer only
  • Dunnville Health Unit Office (117 Forest St. E., Dunnville)
    • November 12 and 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Appointments are recommended
    • Pfizer only
  • Riverside Exhibition Centre (151 Caithness St. E, Caledonia)
    • November 8 and 9, November 15 and 16. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Pfizer Only

 

Information such as clinic dates, and how to register for community pop-ups can be found at www.hnhu.org/popup.

For more information on the local vaccine rollout, visit HNHU.org/covax.