If you turn 60 this year you may be able to book a slot this week for a COVID-19 vaccine with Niagara Public Health.
It is expected that bookings will be snapped up quickly however.
The Niagara Region Public Health announced yesterday that the provincial booking portal of COVID-19 vaccination is being extended to new groups of people including those 60+ years old and some in the 50+ age group.
In a new release NRPH said, eligibility for vaccinations has been extended to the following
- Niagara residents who are turning 60 or older in 2021
- Those 50+ with a postal code starting with ‘L2G’
- Pregnant individuals and an essential caregiver
- Highest-risk individuals with health conditions and an essential caregiver.
For details on who is included in this group, visit niagararegion.ca/covid-vaccine.
NRPH said COVID-19 vaccination appointments are still available for Niagara Region Public Health clinics at MacBain Community Centre in Niagara Falls on Tuesday, April 27, Thursday, April 29, and Friday, April 30.
Eligible residents can book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination either online through the provincial portal at Ontario.ca/bookvaccine or by calling the provincial booking system at 1-833-943-3900.