The primary COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Hawkesbury was held on Friday, March 12 on the Robert Hartley Sports activities Complicated.
COVID-19 vaccinations are offered by the Jap Ontario Well being Unit (EOHU) and the City of Hawkesbury is offering the complicated area.
Vaccinations had been being given within the multi sports activities room on the totally accessible predominant stage of the ability.
At present, COVID-19 vaccination appointments in Ontario are solely obtainable, by invitation solely, to individuals aged 80 or larger who obtain dwelling care, well being care staff, or licensed caregivers and guests to residents of long-term care and retirement residences.
Eligible residents are being notified by telephone with directions on how one can make an appointment on-line or by telephone. Individuals who present up at a vaccination centre with out an appointment is not going to be vaccinated.
“All of them have appointments,” stated EOHU Program Supervisor Nikolas Hotte in regards to the a number of individuals who had been lined up awaiting their vaccination outdoors the principle entrance of the complicated on Friday afternoon.
Nonetheless, Hotte did say some individuals with out appointments had been turned away earlier within the day.
Hotte stated that the vaccination program is being performed in line with provincial directives concerning who’s eligible.
All different people aged 80 or larger will have the ability to start making vaccination appointments starting on Monday, March 15.
The subsequent COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Hawkesbury will happen on Sunday, March 21 on the Robert Hartley Sports activities Complicated.
For additional info on COVID-19 vaccination for residents of the EOHU’s jurisdiction, or for all residents of Ontario, go to the EOHU vaccination web site https://eohu.ca/en/covid/scheduling-covid-19-vaccine-appointments-for-eligible-individuals or the Ontario Ministry of Well being web site https://covid-19.ontario.ca/getting-covid-19-vaccine-ontario