This page includes resources developed for the Halton COVID-19 Vaccination Program by Halton Region.
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COVID-19 What you Need to Know Fact Sheet (PDF file)
This general fact sheet provides an overview of the COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized by Health Canada. This includes how the vaccines work, how they are approved in Canada and possible side effects.
COVID-19 Myth vs Fact Fact Sheet (PDF file)
This fact sheet uses scientific evidence to correct some common misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines.
What to Expect After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine (PDF file)
This factsheet is provided to individuals after they have received their vaccine. It contains information on possible side effects, when to speak to a healthcare provider and what to do following the vaccine.
COVID-19 vaccine: Preconception, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding (PDF file)
This fact sheet is meant to help individuals make an informed decision about the COVID-19 vaccine if they are thinking about having a baby, are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Get your second dose of COVID-19 Vaccine (PDF file)
This fact sheet provides information on the interchangeability of vaccine types. It also discusses the importance of getting your second dose.
Instructions for reporting and out-of-province COVID-19 vaccine (PDF file)
This handout provides instructions on how to submit proof of an out-of-province COVID-19 vaccination.
How to get your COVID-19 vaccination receipt (PDF file)
This handout provides instructions on how to download your vaccination receipt from the provincial portal (note: it is a 2-up for printing purposes).
Key Components of a Workplace Vaccination Policy (PDF file)
A workplace vaccination policy is an important measure employers can implement to protect their workers and the public. This fact sheet outlines the key components that should be included in a workplace vaccination policy.
What you need to know about Myocarditis and Pericarditis (PDF file)
This fact sheet discusses the rare side effect of mRNA vaccines: Myocarditis and Pericarditis. The fact sheet can help address any concerns or questions that you have and help you make an informed decision to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Brian's Story (YouTube video link)
Hear from Brian, a 33-year-old resident, on how a COVID-19 outbreak at his wedding affected his family and why he chose to get fully vaccinated.
Colin's Story (YouTube video link)
Hear from Colin, a 32-year-old Halton resident, on his experience isolating from his family through COVID-19 and why he chose to get fully vaccinated.
Doriana's Story (YouTube video link)
Hear from Doriana, a 27 year old Halton resident, about her battle with COVID-19 and why she chose to get fully vaccinated, even though she has been infected in the past.
Rishi's Story (YouTube video link)
Hear from Rishi, a 21 year old Halton resident, about why getting vaccinated against COVID-19 was his top priority ahead of the new school year.
Emily's Story (YouTube video link)
22 year old Halton resident Emily shares with us her experience with COVID-19 and why the safest thing you can do for yourself and others is get fully vaccinated.
Nikhil's Story (YouTube video link)
Hear from Nikhil, a 27 year old Halton resident, about why he is counting on others in our community to get vaccinated so we can achieve community protection & put the pandemic behind us.
Virtual Tour – Halton Region’s Paediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics (YouTube video link)
Calling all #HaltonHeroes! Halton has new paediatric clinics to support a positive immunization experience for children 5-11. Watch this virtual tour of our Burlington clinic so you know exactly what to expect!
Getting back to normal (YouTube video link)
We asked our residents what they would do after a successful two dose summer? Here’s what they had to say.
Why did I get the vaccine? (YouTube video link)
As more Halton residents are choosing to be vaccinated, we asked them why they decided to get the COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s what they had to say.
#RollUpYourSleevesHalton (YouTube video link)
It's time to #RollUpYourSleevesHalton! Getting vaccinated is a great way to protect yourself, your loved ones and the community from COVID-19. The more people that choose to get vaccinated, the closer we get to returning to normal. Hear from community members and healthcare workers about how COVID-19 has impacted their lives and why they chose to be vaccinated.
#RollUpYourSleevesHalton - Long-term Care (YouTube video link)
Staff at long-term care homes in Halton Region reflect on why they chose to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 Phase One Mobile Clinics (YouTube video link)
Since January 2021, our mobile units have vaccinated over 20,000 clients throughout multiple high-risk long-term care and retirement homes, congregate settings, food manufacturing industries and Homebound Seniors. These mobile teams continue to play a critical role in our vaccine program, vaccinating additional congregated settings and homebound seniors and their essential caregivers.
Tips to help prepare children 5-11 years of age for their COVID-19 vaccine (YouTube video link)
#RollUpYourSleevesHalton! Watch as Dr. Meghani provides some tips on how to prepare children 5-11 years old for the COVID-19 vaccine!
Breakthrough Infections (YouTube video link)
#RollUpYourSleevesHalton! Watch as Dr. Meghani outlines 5 things you need to know about breakthrough cases and why getting fully vaccinated provides the protection you need against COVID-19 and its variants
5 things you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines for children 5-11 (YouTube video link)
Watch as Dr. Meghani shares 5 key things you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines for children 5-11.
Staying safe and healthy at schools (YouTube video link)
Dr. Meghani provides information for students on how to stay safe and healthy at school.
Staying safe and healthy at schools – masks (YouTube video link)
This video provides information for students on how to safety wear a mask at school.
Staying safe and healthy at schools – coughs and sneezes (YouTube video link)
This video teaches students proper cough and sneeze etiquette.
Staying safe and healthy at schools – handwashing (YouTube video link)
Washing your hands often is important to help you stay safe and healthy at schools. This video teaches students how to properly wash their hands.
Staying safe and healthy at schools – hand sanitizing (YouTube video link)
This video teaches students how to be a germ fighter by stopping to sanitize their hands when entering or exiting their classroom.
Staying safe and healthy at schools – mental health (YouTube video link)
This video shares tips for students to keep their body and mind healthy this school year.
COVID-19 and Vaccine update from Halton Region’s Medical Officer of Health - November 24, 2021 (YouTube video link)