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Ontario FAQ

Vaccine Finding

Where can I find a COVID-19 vaccine in my area?

Click on your Region / Public Health Unit (PHU) at the top of this page for details on where to book appointments, visit popups, or access walk-in vaccine locations near you.

Do I have to get my 2nd (or subsequent) dose at the same location as my 1st?

No! You can get doses at different locations.


Pharmacies

How do I find a pharmacy near me that has vaccines available?


Eligibility

Who is eligible to get vaccinated?

Anyone living in Ontario who was born in 2009 or earlier is eligible. For 2nd doses you must wait a minimum of 21 days after Pfizer or 28 days after Moderna, though some places require 28 days for both. Those eligible for 3rd / booster doses must wait a minimum of 168 days / 24 weeks after their 2nd dose. Check interval & eligibility carefully on the booking site / your PHU page.

UPDATE: On November 19, 2021 Health Canada approved the use of the Pfizer ('Comirnaty') vaccine for children ages 5-11. Those who live in areas that use the Provincial booking site can start booking appointments as of 8am on November 23rd by visiting https://covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine/ or by calling 1-833-943-3900. If you are unsure, or if your region does not use the provincial booking system, you can find info on how to book by choosing your region & PHU from the list above. Keep an eye on your local PHU's website / twitter page for more info!

I have a red & white health card, or my green health card is expired before 2020. Can I still book a vaccine appointment?

Yes. Note that for the Provincial Booking System, you’ll have to book via phone.

Can I get a 3rd dose?

At this time limited 3rd doses are being offered ONLY to a specific list of populations .

A broader roll-out is expected to start in early 2022.

I don't have OHIP / a health card, can I still get vaccinated?

Yes you can! OHIP is not required for vaccination, though some places still request it. Most pharmacies & local clinics will vaccinate people without OHIP, but you should call before you go to make sure.

The Provincial Booking System does require OHIP to book, but you can contact your local PHU for assistance.

Will I have to pay for my vaccine?

No. COVID-19 vaccines are free for everyone!


Provincial Booking System FAQ

How do I book via the Provincial Booking System?

Web: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine/
By phone: 1-833-943-3900

What do I do if I'm having trouble logging in?

Your health card could be associated with an old postal code. Try using previous postal codes. Alternatively, contact the Provincial Booking System at 1-833-943-3900.

How do I cancel an appointment booked via the Provincial Booking System?

Visit: https://vaccine.covaxonbooking.ca/manage


After Your Vaccine

How do I get a copy of my vaccination receipt?

Visit https://ontario.ca/get-proof for step-by-step instructions on how to access your vaccine certificate, including the new enhanced QR code.

You can also call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1‑833‑943‑3900.

I own or work at a business that requires proof of vaccination for entry. How do I scan the new enhanced vaccine certificate QR codes?

Visit https://ontario.ca/verify to download the Verify Ontario app.

What do I do if I received 1 or 2 doses of a vaccine outside of Ontario or Canada?

Choose your Region / PHU at the top of this page, and see its ‘Vaxed Out Of Province?’ section for info on reporting out-of-province doses to your PHU.

If you have received one or two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine not authorized for use by Health Canada (ie Sinopharm, Sinovax, Sputnik), you will need to get one additional dose of an mRNA vaccine to be considered fully vaccinated. You should first submit your proof of your out-of-country dose(s) to your PHU, and then bring it with you to a pharmacy / clinic to receive your extra dose. We recommend calling ahead to ensure eligibility.

Where can I find information about travel vaccine requirements?

We suggest that you contact the local embassy of the country you are travelling to for info, or the airline you are flying with.


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