COVID-19 Vaccine: Book an appointment for an individual aged 12 and older in East Toronto

Last updated: June 22, 2022

Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) and East Toronto Health Partners (ETHP) are offering first dose, second dose and third (booster) dose appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals aged 12 and older and fourth (booster) dose and fifth (booster) dose appointments for select individuals.

If no appointments are available, we encourage you to check back regularly as more appointments are added. If you are eligible for your first dose, second dose, third (booster) dose, fourth (booster) dose or fifth (booster) dose, you can also walk in to one of our mobile and pop-up vaccine clinics in East Toronto. Please read the eligibility carefully for these sites.

This page is for booking first dose, second dose and third (booster) dose appointments for individuals aged 12 and older and fourth and fifth (booster) dose appointments for select individuals aged 12 and older. To book an appointment for a child aged 5 to 11, click here.

Who Can Book a First dose COVID-19 vaccine appointment on this page?

  • You live in an “M” postal code and
  • You are aged 12 and older. 

Who Can Book a Second dose COVID-19 vaccine appointment on this page?

You live in an "M" postal code and one of the following applies to you:

  • You received your first dose of Pfizer more than 21 days ago; or
  • You received your first dose of Moderna more than 28 days ago; or
  • You received your first dose of AstraZeneca more than 56 days ago.

WHO CAN BOOK A THIRD (Booster) DOSE COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENT on this page?

  • You live in an “M” postal code and 
  • You are aged 12 and older and
  • You received your second dose more than 84 days ago.

The recommend interval between second and third (booster) doses for youth aged 12-17 is 168 days. However, youth aged 12-17 can get their third (booster) dose with informed consent if they received their second dose more than 84 days ago.

If you are aged 12-17 and would like to receive your third dose after 84 days, please call the provincial booking line at 1-833-943-3900. You cannot book a third (booster) dose appointment on the provincial booking system online for a youth aged 12-17 using the 84-day interval.

Youth aged 12-17 can also receive their third (booster) dose after 84 days with informed consent by walk-in at our mobile and pop-up clinics where vaccines for this age group are available. 

Who can book a fourth (booster) dose COVID-19 vaccine appointment on this page?

You live in an "M" postal code and are part of one of the following populations:

  • Individuals aged 60 and older who received their third dose more than 140 days ago.
  • First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals and their non-Indigenous household members aged 18 and older who received their third dose more than 140 days ago.
  • Individuals aged 12 and older who are moderately to severely immunocompromised who received their third dose more than 84 days ago.
    • Please bring a referral form or letter from your physician, or their authorizing organization, with the following information: contact information for physician, specialist, medical practice or health organization of authorized individual completing the letter; patient’s name, health card number and address; confirmation that the patient is eligible for their fourth dose; and any patient-specific concerns, including treatment considerations and how that may affect vaccine administration.
  • Individuals aged 12 and older who are taking an immunosuppressive medication (see page 11 of the COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose Recommendations for a full list of immunosuppressive medications) and received their third dose more than 84 days ago.
    • Please bring proof of the prescription (e.g., pharmacy medication record).

Who can book a fifth (booster) dose COVID-19 vaccine appointment on this page?

You live in an “M” postal code and you are part of one of the following populations:

  • Individuals aged 60 and older who are moderately to severely immunocompromised and received their fourth dose more than 140 days ago.
  • First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals aged 18 and older and their non-Indigenous household members who are moderately to severely immunocompromised and received their fourth dose more than 140 days ago.
  • Residents of long-term care homes, retirement homes, Elder Care Lodges and other seniors congregate settings who are moderately to severely immunocompromised and received their fourth dose more than 84 days ago.

Please bring a referral letter from your physician, or their authorizing organization, with the following information: contact information for physician, specialist, medical practice or health organization of authorized individual completing the letter; patient’s name, health card number and address; confirmation that the patient is eligible for their fifth dose; and any patient-specific concerns, including treatment considerations and how that may affect vaccine administration.


About your appointment

MGH and ETHP operate a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at at Shoppers World Danforth for individuals aged 5 and older. You may also book an appointment at another clinic or pharmacy near you. Learn more about our Shoppers World Danforth clinic, including operating hours and address.

Due to vaccine supply and availability, Moderna will likely be administered during your vaccine appointment with MGH/ETHP if you are aged 30 or older. Pfizer will be administered for children aged 5 to 11.

The Moderna vaccine is as safe and effective as the Pfizer vaccine. In addition, it is safe and effective to mix vaccine brands, especially for your booster doses. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine will provide you maximum protection against COVID-19, including the highly transmissible Omicron variant. We strongly encourage you to accept the first vaccine brand available to you, regardless of the vaccine brand(s) you received for previous dose(s).

If you feel sick or have COVID-19 symptoms, please do not visit our COVID-19 vaccine clinics, even if you have booked an appointment in advance. You should self-isolate or self-monitor according to guidance from the Ontario government. If you have COVID-19 and are vaccinated while infected, the vaccine may not be as effective.

You can also call the provincial booking system at 1-833-943-3900 or the MGH COVID-19 vaccine booking office at 437-537-5131. You can also book an appointment at a participating pharmacyCOVID-19 vaccines are also available at our mobile and pop-up vaccine clinics. Please read the eligibility carefully for these sites.

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