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Ontario Pauses Administration of AstraZeneca Vaccine

Posted on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 04:33 PM

May 11, 2021

Today, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement on the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in the province:

“Effective today, Ontario will be pausing the rollout and administration of first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine at this time.

This decision was made out of an abundance of caution due to an observed increase in the rare blood clotting condition, known as vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT), linked to the...

Town Talk - Updates on local COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Posted on Thursday, May 06, 2021 04:29 PM

Public Health Nurse Samantha Moore of Algoma Public Health updates local COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

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Town Talk - Wawa's Goose Nest Market with Kieran Klockars

Posted on Monday, May 03, 2021 11:31 AM

Wawa EDC Program Coordinator Kieran Klockars discusses Wawa's Goose Nest Market, and how it's continuing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vaccination Bookings Expands for More People

Posted on Monday, May 03, 2021 08:45 AM

Ontario Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Booking for More People

Individuals Aged 18 and Over in Hotspots Eligible to Book as of May 30.

May 2, 2021

Due to a stable and reliable increase in vaccine supply, this week, the Ontario government will further expand booking eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination appointments across the province.

As of Monday, May 3, 2021, at 8:00 a.m., individuals who are 18 and over in 2021 and live in one of the 114 hot spot communities will be eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccine...

Covid-19 Vaccine in Adults in Ontario

Posted on Monday, May 03, 2021 08:43 AM

40 Per Cent of Ontario Adults Have Received At Least One Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine.

May 1, 2021

Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones issued the following statement:

“Yesterday we have achieved our goal of administering first doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 40 per cent of Ontarians aged 18 and over by May 1. With over 4.8 million people having received their first shot, we are one step closer to defeating COVID-19.

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