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Community Vaccine Update—September 20, 2021

Community Vaccine Update: September 20, 2021

Vaccine doses administered so far: 136,700 doses

Number of people completely vaccinated: ~61,000

Proportion of local population 12+ population with at least 1 dose: 82.0%

Proportion of local population 12+ population fully vaccinated: 75.8%

Status updates:

  • The Health Unit and its partners have now administered over 136,700 doses of vaccine. 75.8% of population over the age of 12 years are now fully vaccinated – and 82.0% have received at least one dose. 96% of adults over 80 years are now fully vaccinated. Over 60% of youth 12-17 years old have received their first dose of vaccine
  • Additional pop-ups continue to be added across both counties. Pop-ups offer both first and second doses by appointment or walk-in.
  • The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit worked with the long-term care homes (LTCH) and high-risk retirement homes to administer 3rd doses to residents. One home remains due to a recent power outage.
  • 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.
  • It is essential for the public to receive a full series of vaccinations. Everyone over the age of 12 years may receive their second dose 28 days after their first.
  • 7% of cases in the last 3 months have occurred among unvaccinated or partially vaccinated residents. Cases amongst vaccinated residents have been largely asymptomatic.
  • Eligible community members for 3rd doses are being asked to contact their physician or specialist if they qualify and complete a 3rd dose referral form or receive their dose in that physician’s office.

Upcoming pop-up Clinics:

School Clinics

Clinics are open for students from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and open for the public from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.   All clinics administer the Pfizer vaccine. For the public times, please book an appointment ahead of time by visiting hnhu.org/popup. No walk-ins are permitted during the 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. portion of the school clinics.

  • Delhi District Secondary School (393 James St, Delhi)
    • Tuesday, September 21st
  • Cayuga Secondary School (70 Hwy 54, Cayuga)
    • Wednesday, September 22nd
  • Simcoe Composite School (40 Wilson Dr, Simcoe)
    • Thursday, September 23rd
  • Valley Heights Secondary School (2561 Hwy 59 S, Langton)
    • Thursday, September 23rd
  • McKinnon Park Secondary School (91 Haddington St, Caledonia)
    • Friday, September 24th

Fire Hall Clinics

  • Lowbanks (2633 N Shore Dr., Lowbanks)
    • Tuesday, September 21st, 4-7 p.m. (Pfizer. Moderna, if requested.)

Mass Clinics

  • Norfolk General Hospital
    • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with walk-ins welcome (Pfizer only)
  • Vittoria Community Centre (35 Oakes Blvd., Vittoria).
    • Wednesday, September 22nd, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Pfizer/Moderna)

Information such as clinic dates, and how to register for community pop-ups can be found at www.hnhu.org/popup. All pop-ups also accept walk-ins— no walk-ins are permitted during the 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. portion of the school clinics.

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