Niagara Region Public Health is excited that Health Canada has authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine in children 5 – 11 years of age. Public Health is ready to vaccinate this population in Niagara. This age group currently has by far the highest rate of COVID-19 infection in Niagara, and the vaccine will provide them with very welcome protection.
Do you have questions or concerns about their child receiving the COVID-19 vaccine? Public Health has a web page with FAQs related to vaccination of children as well as a general FAQ page
- Book a vaccination appointment online through the provincial booking system
- Call 1-888-999-6488
To book an appointment, you will need your:
- Green Ontario health card. For red and white health cards, call 1-888-999-6488.
- Birth date
- Postal code
- Email address and / or phone number
Are you seeking an in-home vaccination and cannot be vaccinated at your doctors office or attend a pharmacy – please call Niagara Region Public Health COVID-19 Info Line: (905) 688-8248, press 7, press 1.
Public Health staff will assess patient eligibility over the phone and add them to the housebound client list. Moderna is being used (licensed for 18+) for this strategy.
Niagara Region Public Health (NRPH) has launched an online submission portal where residents of Niagara are able to update their COVID-19 immunization record if they have received a COVID-19 vaccination outside of Ontario. It requires the patient to submit the information to NRPH along with an electronic copy of their vaccination receipt. Vaccination records take up to five days to process. Once completed, they can log onto Ontario Health to print their vaccine receipt.
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