August 11, 2022 

 

It is advised that all residents in the general population 6 months of age and older receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines are safe, effective and the best way to protect you and those around you from serious illnesses like COVID-19. NACI currently recommends that children 5 years of age and older can receive COVID-19 vaccines and non-COVID-19 vaccines, including the influenza vaccine, concurrently.

Renfrew County and District COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Schedules

Anyone 6 months of age and older is now eligible to receive a first and second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. It is recommended that all individuals, including children (ages 6 months and older) wait at least 8 weeks (56 days) between their first and second dose.

Eligible residents (18+, especially recommended for those who are at higher risk of experiencing severe outcomes due to COVID-19 infection) will be able to receive their second booster dose five months (140 days) after receiving their last booster, as long as that day was on or before May 15, 2022. This may be given as early as three months (84 days).

Eligible residents (18+) will be able to receive their first booster dose, if they received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on or before May 15, 2022 (Feb 20, 2022 for Youth 12-17).

RCD COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Schedule – August 01 – August 31

To book your vaccination appointment or to access your COVID-19 vaccination receipts visit:

— https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/ or call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900 

Renfrew County and District COVID-19 Pharmacy Vaccination Locations

To find the closest pharmacy to get your first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, click this link. Call the pharmacy ahead of time if you plan to get vaccinated there as vaccine supply varies and appointments may be required. To see which local pharmacies are offering the pediatric Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children 5 to 11 years of ageclick this link.

Local Transportation Options

Residents who require assistance getting to a COVID-19 vaccination clinic can visit this poster to see what local options are available.

Source: RCDHU – Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine Rollout – August 11, 2022