Toronto to ramp up COVID-19 vaccine clinic operations in response to Omicron’s funding announcement
Citing potential risk to public and patient safety, Toronto Public Health (TPH), Toronto Public Health Ontario (TPHOnca), Toronto Public Health Canada (TPHCan), and Toronto Public Health (Ontario) have jointly announced an expansion of their immunization-services clinic operations to more effectively meet the needs of our communities now faced with COVID-19 and the need for pandemic-preparedness immunization.
This update to our COVID-19 plan further supports TPHIs’ commitment to helping Ontario and its 13 million residents protect themselves and those they love for many years to come, by keeping immunizations current, timely and comprehensive — starting with their own families in need.
This expansion to other parts of our province also supports the government of Ontario’s commitment towards Canadians protecting themselves and their household members. If you are a resident of Ontario, please take this notice of COVID-19 vaccine clinic openings seriously; your safety is paramount.
Starting today, TPH and its partners in Ontario are opening up new COVID-19 vaccine clinic operations to offer in-person immunization services in communities all over Ontario, with the aim of increasing access to COVID-19 vaccines and other critical vaccines.
This announcement comes as TPHOnca and TPHCan are providing additional support to support this initiative.
“As Ontario continues to face the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure everyone has access to COVID-19 vaccines at their doorstep. Now more than ever, it’s imperative to protect the health and wellbeing of Ontarians. That’s why I am calling on the province to expand access to COVID-19 vaccine clinics in all parts of the province and to consider other vaccines that may be needed to protect Ontarians,” said Health Minister Christine Elliot.
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