Information about COVID-19 vaccination at Michael Garron Hospital

Please note that COVID-19 vaccines are not available to the general public at this time in accordance with the Ontario Government’s three-phase implementation plan.

As a designated vaccine administration site, Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) is offering COVID-19 vaccines to target populations within the guidelines set forth by Phase One of the Ontario government’s vaccine implementation plan. Vaccines are not available to the general public at this time. Current target populations eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine from MGH include:

Eligible individuals from local congregate living settings and select GTA hospitals are to work with their respective organizations to pre-register for an appointment at MGH’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. Vaccination appointments are only available to eligible individuals from specified sites. Please speak with your long-term care home, retirement home or hospital to confirm your eligibility and the booking process.

Please note that first dose appointments are temporarily paused due to Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine shipment delays in Canada. We are working closely with the Ontario Government to confirm vaccine inventory and hope to resume first dose appointments as soon as possible.

MGH is actively working with the provincial government and community partners to expand vaccination to additional target populations as soon as possible. Please visit www.tehn.ca regularly for updates.

COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments and Clinic Locations

You will receive an appointment confirmation email within 24 hours of booking your first dose vaccination appointment. If you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment, please do so through the link provided in your appointment confirmation email.

Your second dose appointment will be automatically booked 21-42 days after your first dose appointment based on the COVID-19 vaccine schedule. Please attend your second appointment on the assigned date and time. The vaccine schedule must be followed for full vaccine efficacy and to prevent any vaccine wastage.

Due to Pfizer shipment delays, your second dose appointment may be rescheduled based on the Ontario government’s prioritization guidelines. You will be notified about your new appointment date and time by email.

If you need to speak with someone about your appointment, please call 416-469-6151 Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Clinic Directions

MGH employees and physicians are to enter the hospital through the dedicated staff entrance at Knight Street/Mortimer Avenue and proceed to their appointment. 

For non-MGH employees and physicians coming to MGH for their vaccination appointment, please wait by the green door with the black star located on the west side of the Emergency Department off of Mortimer Avenue. From there you will be directed to the COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. Security personnel are available on-site should you need directions to the clinic entrance.

Please see below for a hospital campus map.

Map of MGH's hospital campus

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at MGH?

Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) is offering COVID-19 vaccines to target populations within the guidelines set forth by Phase One of the Ontario Government’s vaccine implementation plan. Current target populations eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine from MGH include:

Please note that first dose appointments are temporarily paused due to Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine shipment delays in Canada. We are working closely with the Ontario Government to confirm vaccine inventory and hope to resume first dose appointments as soon as possible.

How do eligible individuals book an appointment at MGH’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic?

Eligible individuals from local congregate living settings and select GTA hospitals are to work with their respective organizations to pre-register for an appointment at MGH’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. Please speak with your long-term care home, retirement home or hospital to confirm your eligibility and the booking process.

Please note that first dose appointments are temporarily paused due to Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine shipment delays in Canada. We are working closely with the Ontario Government to confirm vaccine inventory and hope to resume first dose appointments as soon as possible.

When will I get my second dose?

In accordance with the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI), second doses may be received 21-42 days after the first dose.

As a result of Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine shipment delays in Canada, your second dose appointment may be rescheduled based on the Ontario government’s prioritization guidelines.

Please check your email for updates.

When will community physicians and health care workers be eligible to receive a vaccine at MGH?

MGH is actively working with the provincial government and partners to expand vaccination to physicians and health care workers in the community as soon as possible. Unfortunately we do not have an approximate date at this time. Please visit www.tehn.ca regularly for updates.

When will other priority populations such as the elderly be eligible to receive a vaccine at MGH?

COVID-19 vaccines are not available to the general public at this time in accordance with the Ontario Government’s three-phase implementation plan. On January 13, 2021, the Ontario government announced its plans to move to Phase Two of the immunization program. Click here to read the announcement.

When will the COVID-19 vaccine be publicly available?

COVID-19 vaccines are not available to the general public at this time in accordance with the Ontario Government’s three-phase implementation plan. Per the Ontario Government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation Plan, vaccines will be available widely across Ontario for anyone who wants to be immunized when enough doses have been procured. There is no approximate date for Phase 3 at this time.

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