From Dr. Lawrence Loh, Medical Officer of Health for Peel Region:
Please see the following Vaccination Program Update.
At this time, eligible residents (80+, indigenous, healthcare workers) should book using information available on the Region of Peel website at https://www.peelregion.ca/coronavirus/vaccine/.
If seniors have challenges with the local online booking systems, they can call the Region of Peel COVID-19 Vaccination Line at 905-791-5202 for assistance (open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. seven days a week).
- On March 15, the provincial online booking system was launched.
- Residents attempting to use the provincial system are redirected to the website above and also given information to contact the Region of Peel.
- Peel Public Health has confirmed that public health clinics will transition to the provincial booking system once logistical issues related to the province’s transition are worked through.
- All vaccination partners are committed to ensuring the booking process remains as seamless as possible for residents, no matter where they live or where they choose to be vaccinated.
Priority Populations Eligibility
The following groups were notified of vaccine eligibility on March 15 and are now able to book appointments for vaccination using the website above.
- Indigenous Adults
- Phase 1 Very High Priority Health Care Workers (these workers have been contacted directly with specific booking instructions):
- Private patient transfer companies
- Public Health Agency of Canada Quarantine Officers
- Respirology services
- Patient-facing lab services not captured in earlier notifications
More details about priority groups can be found in the Priority Groups for Vaccination page. For people wondering when they will get their vaccine, a new feature has been added to the website outlining who is currently being vaccinated in Phases 1, 2 &3 You can find this at https://www.peelregion.ca/coronavirus/vaccine/
· The doses allotted for Peel have increased this week from previous weeks allowing more vaccine appointments to be available for priority populations.
· For the week of March 22, it is anticipated Peel will receive its largest allocation since the rollout began and will be able to further increase appointments for priority groups in Peel.