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Overcoming Barriers to Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

What if I do not have identification/ ID?

You can still get a COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario if you do not have a health card. Even if you do not have other photo identification, you are still eligible for receiving a vaccine.

Is help available if I cannot get to a vaccine clinic?

If you are unable to get to a vaccine clinic, you can email [email protected] or call 519-427-5903 to request free transportation.

What if I cannot leave my home to go for a vaccine?

If you are unable to leave your home for medical reasons, you can email [email protected] or call 519-427-5903 to be added to a list for homebound vaccinations. You can also fill out this form 

Will the COVID-19 vaccine interfere with medications or other drugs /substances that I am taking?

Steroids or other immunosuppressants (e.g. cancer treatment) may impact the effectiveness of the vaccine. To talk to a nurse about if your medications will impact the vaccine, you can call the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit at 519-426-6170.

I am ready for an appointment. How do I book a vaccine?

To book an appointment, you can call 519-427-5903 or email [email protected] You can also ask your family doctor or your pharmacist if they are offering vaccines in their office.