Covid-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 – Vaccine Clinics

COVID-19 Vaccine Home Page

Last revised/reviewed  April 10, 2021

Booking an appointment:
Am I Eligible to Book a Vaccine Appointment?
How to Book a Vaccine Appointment
Vaccine Clinic Walk Through
Before Booking
Cancelling or Rescheduling an Appointment

Appointment Information:
At the Appointment
After the Appointment

Additional Appointment Resources:
Urban Indigenous Clinic
Booking Resources

Vaccine Appointment Eligibility

Notify Me

 

Sign up to be notified when a new group is eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Sign up with your email address and indicate which group(s) you want to be notified about.

Currently Eligible to Book a Vaccine Appointment for Pfizer or Moderna vaccine:

These appointments are booked here:

  • People born in or before 1961 (age 60+)

Currently Eligible to Book a Vaccine Appointment for the AstraZeneca Vaccine:

At this time, AstraZeneca will be administered in select pharmacies in Peterborough for people born in 1966 or before (age 55+).

How to book:

At this time, booking is done online through the pharmacy. Please visit the provincial pharmacy vaccine page for more information on booking an appointment. Due to high demand for the vaccine at pharmacy locations, please follow the instructions on the pharmacy webpages. Please try to only sign up for one vaccine appointment. If you need to cancel a pharmacy appointment, please contact the pharmacy.

For more information on the AstraZeneca vaccine please click here.

Other Clinics:

  • Urban Indigenous Clinic: For more information on urban Indigenous clinics please click here

For more information on when you are eligible to receive the vaccine visit Ontario.ca or call 1-888-999-6488

 

Booking a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment

As of April 7, vaccine appointments are ONLY available for people born in 1961 or before (age 60+). Vaccine clinics are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

How to book:

  1. Book Online here:

Book Vaccine Appointment button

2. Book over the phone: 249-494-5631. Open Monday to Friday 9am-4pm.

3. Those born in 1966 or before can book at a pharmacy to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine. For more information click here

What you need to book:

  • Name, Birth date, Health card number (people with red and white health cards must book over the phone)
  • Calendar handy to book both doses and write down the date and time of both doses

Confirmation of Booking:

To attend a clinic you will need to have a confirmation code. If you book over the phone, the code will be given to you over the phone when you book. If you book online, the code will pop up at the end of your booking with a message that says ‘your appointments are successfully booked’. If you do not receive this confirmation, you will not be able to attend the appointment. Please try again to book and ensure you went through the full process.

Remember

  • You are able to book for any clinic that is available.
  • Once you are eligible to book an appointment you will remain eligible to book for any clinics moving forward.
  • Clinics appear on COVax 5 days before the clinic opens. If all clinics are full, please check again tomorrow. More time slots will appear.

If you are having issues with the booking system or have general COVID-19 vaccine questions please contact the Ministry of Health for assistance at 1-888-999-6488. 

Booking Disclaimer

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Vaccine Clinic Locations:

CLINICS APPEAR ON COVax 5 DAYS BEFORE THEY OPEN. IF THE CLINICS ARE FULL, CHECK AGAIN TOMORROW. MORE TIME SLOTS WILL APPEAR.

Evinrude Centre
911 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough ON
Dates: Ongoing

North Kawartha Community Centre, Apsley
340 McFadden Rd, Apsley ON
Dates: April 11-13 9am-4pm

Buckhorn Community Centre, Buckhorn 
1782 Lakehurst Rd, Buckhorn ON
Dates: April 15-17 9am-4pm

Cavan Monaghan Community Centre, Millbrook
986 County Rd 10, Millbrook ON
Dates: April 26-28 9am-4pm

Peterborough Regional Health Centre – Inside the main doors
1 Hospital Dr, Peterborough, ON
Hours: Sat-Sun 8am-3:30pm, Mon-Thurs 12pm-7:30pm
PRHC clinic is only open by invitation or direct booking for eligible populations with guidance from their healthcare provider. Guidance for attending the PRHC vaccine clinic can be found here

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Vaccine Clinic Walk Through

 

Vaccine Clinic Guidance

To view a hand-out of this guidance please click here

BEFORE you book an appointment:

Guidance for Special Populations

At your appointment you will need to verbally attest to the consent form. Please review the consent form before booking a vaccine appointment.

Some people need to consult their healthcare provider before booking a vaccine appointment. If you are part of this population, please consult your healthcare provider before booking an appointment to receive the vaccine. This includes,

  • People that are immunocompromised
  • People with severe allergies
  • People that are pregnant or breastfeeding

If you do not have a healthcare provider you can speak to a healthcare provider through,

Identify someone who can help you book your appointment

  • COVID-19 vaccine appointments are primarily booked online. If you need assistance with online booking please ask a family member or close friend to assist you.

Information needed to book

  • To book an appointment you or someone assisting you will need:
    • Your name and birthdate
    • Postal code
    • Health card number on the front and back
      • If you have a red and white health card you will need to book through the Peterborough booking call centre at 249-494-5631

Transportation

  • Before booking an appointment, ensure you have access to transportation on that day.

Eligibility continues

  • Once you are eligible to book a vaccine appointment you will continue to be eligible. If an appointment does not work for you now, you will be able to book at a later date for another clinic time.

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Cancelling or Rescheduling an Appointment

To cancel or reschedule a COVID-19 vaccine  appointment please call the Peterborough booking centre at 249-494-5631 or the Ministry of Health at 1-888-999-6488

 

At the appointment:

To attend a vaccine clinic you MUST have an appointment. You will not be able to receive the vaccine without an appointment. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

There are a few things to consider when attending your vaccine appointment,

  • Before you arrive, take the COVID-19 online assessment. If you do not pass the assessment, please do not attend the appointment. Call or go online to reschedule your appointment.
  • Appointment time = Arrival time. Please arrive AT THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT. If you arrive sooner you will be asked to wait outside until space is cleared for you to come in.
  • Bring your Ontario health card
  • Bring booking confirmation
    • To attend a clinic you will need to have a confirmation code. If you book over the phone, the code will be given to you over the phone when you book. If you book online, the code will pop up at the end of your booking with a message that says ‘your appointments are successfully booked’. If you do not receive this confirmation, you will not be able to attend the appointment. Please try again to book and ensure you went through the full process.
  • Review the consent form before arriving. You will need to verbally attest to consenting at your appointment

Accompanying people to vaccine appointment:

  • If the person attending the vaccine appointment needs assistance with mobility or other supports then accommodations will be made to allow one person to assist with getting into the clinic and assist in the clinic if needed.
  • Otherwise, there is no waiting area. If the person attending the clinic does not need assistance, all others that do not have an appointment at that time will be asked to wait in their vehicle. The appointment should take 15-30 minutes

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After the appointment:

To view a hand-out of this guidance please click here

Monitor for Side Effects

Common Side Effects Include:

  • Pain, redness, minor swelling at the injection site
  • Tiredness, headache
  • Muscle ache, joint pain, low fever, chills

Uncommon Side Effects Include:

  • Serious side effects following immunization are very rare. If you experience any of the following please seek medical attention immediately or call 911:
    • Hives
    • Swelling of face or mouth
    • Trouble breathing
    • Pale skin or severe drowsiness
    • High fever (40°C)
    • Convulsions or seizure
  • Very rare side effects associated with the AstraZeneca vaccine
    • Vaccine Induced Prothrombotic Immune Thrombocytopenia (VIPIT)
      • Shortness of breath, chest pain, swelling or coldness in arm or leg
      • Persistent abdominal pain
      • Severe or worsening headache or blurred vision
      • multiple bruises, red or purple spots, or blisters under the skin

COVID-19 Safety

The COVID-19 vaccine is one form of protection against COVID-19. While COVID-19 rates remain high, COVID-19 safety guidelines will remain in effect to ensure safety of everyone. After either dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, please continue to follow public health guidelines which include,

  • Limit close contacts to household members only
  • Wear a mask when around people that are not household members
  • Stay at least 2m distance from those that are not in your household
  • Monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and get tested if symptoms present
  • Return for your second dose to ensure full protection

Vaccine Documentation

A receipt will be provided to you when you receive the vaccine. This receipt is for personal documentation of the dose received. Keep this receipt in a safe place and bring it to your second vaccine appointment.

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Urban Indigenous Clinic

1st Dose Vaccine Clinic – Evinrude Centre
911 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough ON
April 19, 2021

Booking Opens April 8. To book an appointment at this clinic please call one of the following numbers:

705-741-0900

705-652-8787

705-775-0387

Please note – Peterborough Public Health is not booking appointments for this clinic. You will NOT be able to book for this clinic through the online provincial booking portal, through the Peterborough booking call centre, or by calling Peterborough Public Health.

Booking Resources

Before Booking, How to Book, and Attending the Appointment – PPH
Vaccinated… Now What? – PPH
What You Need to Know About Your COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment – Ministry of Health
COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form – Ministry of Health

  • The consent form is filled out at the vaccine appointment

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Booking Disclaimer

Thank you for using Ontario’s Vaccine Appointment Booking solution.

 When you provide us with your personal health information and contact information, it will be stored in a health record system maintained by the Ministry of Health.  The Ministry of Health, agents of the ministry, and Ontario Public Health Units may access this system to collect your information and may use and disclose your information for the purpose of COVID-19 vaccine administration, to research, investigate, eliminate, or reduce the current COVID-19 outbreak risk, and as otherwise permitted or required by law.

 For more information on the ministry’s privacy practices, please review our Privacy Statement and online FAQs, or contact us directly at info@peterboroughpublichealth.ca.

 If you are entering information on behalf of someone else, you must be authorized to do so.

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