COVID-19 UPDATES

COVID-19 Vaccine: COVID-19 vaccines are not available to the general public at this time. Eligible priority populations in East Toronto can click here for information on how to book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. If you live outside of East Toronto, please go to www.vaccineto.ca to find a vaccine clinic nearest to you.

COVID-19 Testing: Appointments for our COVID-19 Assessment Centre can be booked online using our booking tool. To view a list of temporary COVID-19 testing sites in East Toronto, click here. 

 

COVID-19 Vaccine: Individuals with high-risk chronic conditions and their caregivers

Individuals with highest risk and high-risk chronic conditions and one essential caregiver are eligible to book an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario. This includes:

Highest risk

  • Organ transplant recipients
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
  • People with neurological diseases in which respiratory function may be compromised (for example, motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis)
  • Haematological malignancy diagnosed within the last year
  • Kidney disease with estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) under 30

High risk

  • Obesity (BMI over 40)
  • Other treatments causing immunosuppression (for example, chemotherapy, immunity-weakening medications)
  • Intellectual or developmental disabilities (for example, Down Syndrome)

An essential caregiver is someone providing direct, frequent and sustained in-person personal care and/or assistance with activities of daily living to the individual.

Individuals with at risk chronic conditions are not yet eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Please click here for more information about eligibility on the Ontario government website.

Book an appointment:

We are currently accepting appointments at the Thorncliffe Park Community Hub COVID-19 Immunization Clinic. Please click here to book an appointment.

Individuals with highest risk and high-risk conditions may also be eligible to book an appointment at another COVID-19 immunization clinic in Toronto. Please visit www.vaccineto.ca to see a list of other COVID-19 immunization clinics in Toronto. 

Last updated: April 1, 2021

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