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This page includes important information eligible populations need to know before booking an appointment at a Halton Vaccination Clinic. Please read carefully. If you have already booked your appointment, check our Preparing for your vaccination appointment webpage.

Updates:

  • Community clinics at Joseph Brant Hospital and Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital closing August 16: Effective August 16, the COVID-19 Vaccination Community Clinics at Joseph Brant Hospital and Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital will be closed. Residents who had an appointment on or before August 16 can reschedule at another clinic through our online booking system, or book an appointment a pharmacy or primary care provider in our community.
  • Make it a 2 dose summer: Anyone who received a first dose can get their second dose at a minimum 28 days. Appointments are available in July and early August. Reschedule now and gain full protection from COVID-19 and Delta variant as soon as possible and help avoid 4th wave in the Fall.
  • Walk-ins available at some Halton Region Vaccination Clinics: First come, first served basis and dependent on supply. No appointment required..
  • Halton Region Public Health is providing Moderna and Pfizer vaccines at community clinics.
 

Where to get vaccinated

Location type Vaccines available Locations How to book
Halton Region Community Vaccination Clinic
  • Pfizer 12+*; or
  • Moderna 18+*
Halton Region walk-in clinics
  • Pfizer 12+*; or
  • Moderna 18+*
  • Walk-in appointments available on a first come, first-served basis, dependent on supply.
Pharmacies
  • Pfizer 12+*
  • Moderna 18+*
  • Book directly through pharmacies.
Primary care
  • Moderna 18+*
Provincial Pop-up Clinic
  • Pfizer 12+*
  • Walk-in appointments available on a first come, first-served basis, dependent on supply. No appointment necessary (arrive by 6 p.m.)

Important

  • Many family physicians are now giving COVID-19 vaccines. We encourage you to contact your family physician directly to find out if they are offering the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • If you have been able to find an earlier first dose appointment through a pharmacy please remember to cancel your appointments online (external link) or by calling 311 as soon as possible so that someone else who is eligible can get the vaccine.
  • *The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are interchangeable, safe and effective in preventing severe illness and complications from COVID-19.

Manage your appointment (book, view, reschedule or cancel)

Appointment booking tips

Learn how to book, view/confirm, reschedule or cancel an appointment at a Halton Region vaccination clinic.

  • Before you book, confirm that you are currently eligible.
  • When you are ready to book your appointment, select the Book your appointment now button above.
  • COVID-19 vaccination requires two doses. Both of your appointments will be booked when completing the registration form.
  • Each individual requires their own appointment—our booking system does not currently allow group bookings (for example, spouses/partners).
  • A friend, family member or support person can book an appointment for you.
  • If you are booking the appointment on behalf of someone else, you will be asked to provide your name, relationship with the client, and your contact information. By providing your contact information, the Region may contact you if there are important changes to the client’s appointment.
  • Your appointment will not be confirmed until you complete the form by clicking “Book your appointment now ” button above.
  • To reschedule an appointment you will need your booking confirmation number or date of birth, last name and postal code.
  • To book a second dose only appointment, you will need to know the type of vaccine that you got as your first dose. You can check the provincial portal to determine which vaccine type you received (external link) if you have a green health card or call the Provincial Vaccine Information Line at 1-888-999-6488 if you have a red and white health card. At this time, second dose appointments at Halton community COVID-19 vaccination clinics are for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines only.
 

Accessibility, accommodation and language supports at the clinics

  • If you will need a disability related accommodation at the clinic, please let Halton Region know as soon as possible after booking your appointment by calling 311 or emailing accesshalton@halton.ca.
  • Sign language Interpretation Services is available and provided by a remote video interpretation service. If you need this service, please let Halton Region know as soon as possible after booking your appointment by calling 311 or emailing accesshalton@halton.ca.
  • Wheelchairs are available at each of the clinic sites.
  • Language interpretation services are available by telephone on site for residents who do not speak English.

Transportation is no-charge for people facing barriers getting to their vaccination appointments.

If you are able, please drive yourself to the clinic or ask a family member or a support person to take you. This will ensure that we help those that need the service most. If you will be travelling to a clinic with someone from outside of your household, please review our COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines: Car Travel for tips on how to travel safely (PDF file).

If transportation is a barrier to getting to your appointment, please choose one of the options below:

Option 1: Request a no-charge ride through one of the local taxi services listed below.

To have the cost of the taxi service covered you must provide the taxi service with your vaccination appointment Confirmation Number. This number was provided to you when you booked your appointment. You can also use our Verify your appointment tool to obtain your appointment Confirmation Number.

Please book transportation at least 48 hours in advance of your clinic appointment.

Local Municipality Taxi services Contact #
Burlington Burlington Taxi (external link) 905-333-3333
Halton Hills EZ Taxi (external link) 905-873-9900
Milton Milton Rainbow Taxi (Milton Taxi Services) (external link) 905-875-3015
Oakville Oakville United Taxi (external link) 905-338-0044

Option 2: Request a ride through the Ontario Community Support Association(external link).

The Ontario government has partnered with the Ontario Community Support Association(external link) to help people with disabilities, and seniors with mobility issues, to safely get to and from COVID-19 vaccination clinics.

To book a ride through the Ontario Community Support Association(external link) you need to:

  • Have a vaccine appointment booked for the date you are requesting transportation;
  • Be a person with a disability within the meaning of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. This can include physical, developmental, learning, mental health, hearing and visual disabilities; and
  • Have limited or no access to safe transportation or face barriers to getting to or from a COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

Other things to know about this service:

  • One caregiver or support person can go with you, to and from the COVID-19 Vaccine clinic.
  • You may have the same driver both ways or two different drivers.

Option 3: Arrange for a Paramedic to administer your vaccine at your home, through your primary health care provider.

If you have mobility challenges or medical reasons that prevent you from attending a vaccination clinic, you may be able to have a Paramedic vaccinate you in your home. This can be arranged through your primary health care provider. To arrange for vaccination in your home, your primary health care provider is required to complete a ‘Physician Request Form for COVID-19 Vaccination of Homebound Patients’ and to submit it to paramedicmobileclinic@halton.ca. For further details about this process, have your primary health care provider refer to the April 23, 2021 e-fax to physicians(PDF file). Please contact 311 for any questions about this process.

The Province will be holding Pop-up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Oakville this weekend, offering first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine to anyone 12 years of age and older.

The pop-up clinics will take place at the following locations, dates and times:

Residents can book appointments for these clinics through Halton’s online booking system (external link). Residents who require booking support can also call 311.

Bookings for Halton residents are not available through the Provincial booking system; residents who access the Provincial booking system will be redirected back to Halton’s system.

  • Booking an appointment in advance is preferred; however, there may be very limited capacity for walk-ins based on no-shows or cancellations (last walk-in appointment at 6 p.m.), which will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Individuals must have had their 12th birthday by the date of their appointment.
  • Residents who received either Moderna or AstraZeneca as their first dose can book an appointment to receive the Pfizer vaccine for their second dose at these clinics, provided they meet the minimum dose interval requirement.
  • Residents who need assistance with transportation (if transportation is a barrier to getting to the appointment) can contact 311. Halton Region continues to offer transportation services to and from appointments for residents who require support, free of chargeH.
  • The Provincial pop-up clinics will be located outdoors. Individuals are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather and bring a bottle of water.
  • To maintain physical distancing and safety measures, please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment (not earlier) and remember to wear a mask. Please note: you will be required to bring proof of age to your appointment.
  • When possible, residents are asked to attend their appointments alone in order to limit the amount of individuals attending the clinics and to maintain adequate physical distancing. You may bring one support person, if required (for example, a caregiver or interpreter).
  • Residents who need assistance with transportation (if transportation is a barrier to getting to the appointment) can contact 311. Halton Region continues to offer transportation services to and from appointments for residents who require support, free of charge.
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