Toronto opens vaccine bookings to 45+ age group from 53 hot spot postal codes

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As of 8 a.m. today, anyone 45 or older living in one of the 53 postal codes across Toronto designated as a high-risk hot spot by the province is eligible to book a vaccination appointment at a city-operated vaccination clinic.

Officials said a small number of first dose appointments are available at next week, with greater availability starting the week of May 10.

Registration is open for anyone age 45 or older in a postal code that starts with the following:

M1B, M1C, M1E, M1G, M1H, M1J, M1K, M1L, M1M, M1P, M1R, M1S, M1T, M1V, M1W, M1X, M2J, M2M, M2R, M3A, M3C, M3H, M3J, M3K, M3L, M3M, M3N, M4A, M4H, M4X, M5A, M5B, M5N, M5V, M6A, M6B, M6E, M6H, M6K, M6L, M6M, M6N, M8V, M9A, M9B, M9C, M9L, M9M, M9N, M9P, M9R, M9V, M9W

Eligible Torontonians may register through www.toronto.ca/covid-19 or the provincial booking call centre at 1-833-943-3900.

All people age 60 or older and people age 45 and older living in the 53 provincial hot spot neighbourhoods are eligible for vaccination at a City-operated clinic.

Starting Thursday, April 29, all licensed childcare workers will also be eligible to book an appointment at a city-operated clinic through the provincial booking call centre at 1-833-943-3900. Online registration will not yet be available to this group.

Vaccination at community mobile or pop-up clinics continues to be available to anyone age 18 or older living in one of the 13 hot spot areas prioritized in Toronto’s Sprint Strategy.

There are a number of other groups (professions, medical conditions, and living situations) also currently eligible for vaccination at City-operated immunization clinics:
• Pregnant women
• Elementary or secondary education workers working in one of the 53 provincial hot spots in Toronto
• Elementary or secondary education workers supporting students with special education needs

All people currently eligible for vaccination – including seniors from Phase 1 who have not yet booked vaccination appointments – are urged to book as soon as possible.

Booking, transportation and translation information, as well as a link to make your appointment at a City-run vaccination clinic is on www.toronto.ca/covid-19 or available by calling the provincial booking call centre at 1-833-943-3900.

A full list of eligible groups with information on how to register for appointments is available at https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/covid-19-protect-yourself-others/covid-19-vaccines/covid-19-how-to-get-vaccinated/?accordion=vaccine-eligibility.

All people attending a City-operated immunization clinic are reminded to arrive no earlier than 15 minutes prior to their confirmed appointment time. When attending an appointment, a person requiring assistance can bring on essential support person to help them – whether with transportation, mobility, translation or any other need. The person attending to help the eligible individual will also be screened for symptoms upon arrival. Anyone not requiring assistance is asked to attend their appointment alone.

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