COVID-19: Vaccine Information
All appointments at PPH COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic MUST be booked (unless otherwise stated) using the provincial COVID-19 vaccine booking system:
- book appointments online at covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine OR
- over the phone by calling 1-833-943-3900
- At a local participating pharmacy
Mask wearing is required in all PPH COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics.
NOTE: Influenza vaccines will not be administered at COVID-19 vaccine clinics. Please review the flu clinic webpage for more information.
BEFORE you attend your appointment:
At your appointment you will need to verbally attest to the Adult (18+) consent form or Youth (12-17) consent form or Paediatric (ages 5-11) consent form. Please review the consent form before attending a vaccine appointment.
Some people need to consult their healthcare provider before attending 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 with severe allergies for a component of the vaccine. A list of COVID-19 vaccines and their ingredients can be found here.
If you do not have a healthcare provider you can speak to a healthcare provider through,
- Health Connect Ontario – Call 811 (TTY: 1-866-797-0007)
- Peterborough Virtual Care Clinic – Call 705-536-0882
At the appointment:
There are a few things to consider when attending a COVID-19 vaccine clinic,
- Before you arrive, take the COVID-19 online assessment. If you do not pass the assessment, please do not attend the appointment.
- Bring your Ontario health card
- Review the adult Adult (18+) consent form or Youth (12-17) consent form before arriving. You will need to verbally attest to consenting at your appointment
- COVID-19 vaccine clinics are scent free. Please avoid wearing scented products when you attend your COVID-19 vaccine appointment.
- Please arrive 10 minutes early for your COVID-19 vaccine appointment to allow time for parking and travelling to our new clinic space.
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
Ontario Community Support Assistance (OCSA) is offering transportation assistance to vaccine clinics for residents who have a physical disability or mobility issues. Learn more
Residents can obtain their vaccine receipts through the province. This can be found online at covid-19.ontario.ca/get-proof/ or by calling the provincial vaccine call centre at 1-833-943-3900.
Those who have received a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine outside of Ontario and need to register it, will need to go through a registration process. To begin this process please contact Peterborough Public Health through one of the following methods:
- Complete the online registration form here: Registry for Out of Province Vaccination OR
- Email email@example.com
Please provide the following details:
- Name, phone number, and email address
- Reason for calling or emailing
- Brand of vaccine received
- Date dose(s) had been administered
NOTE: this is not a short process; it may take up to 30 days to hear back from Peterborough Public Health. Please be patient.
People who have an Ontario health card and have received a dose out of province can book a vaccine appointment through the provincial vaccine booking system. If you choose to do this, you MUST bring physical proof (CANNOT be an electronic copy) of your first dose.
You should cancel your appointment if:
- you have an upcoming appointment booked but you have already received the vaccine dose and no longer require the appointment,
- You are feeling unwell and need to reschedule, OR
- you do not plan to attend your upcoming scheduled appointment.
To cancel your appointment please visit, https://vaccine.covaxonbooking.ca/manage
Peterborough Public Health will be hosting dedicated clinics for the administration of the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine.
Learn more about the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine.
If you would like to receive the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, please contact Peterborough Public Health at 705-743-1000, ext. 396 to be added to the list.
You will be contacted when the next clinic is being hosted.
- Bivalent Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines Information Session – October 14, 2022, Instagram live recording with Dr. Thomas Piggott, Medical Officer of Health
- Moderna Bivalent Vaccine Information Session – September 15, 2022, Instagram live recording with Dr. Thomas Piggott, Medical Officer of Health
- Paediatric (ages 6 months to 5 years) Vaccine Information Session – July 21, 2022, Instagram live recording with Dr. Thomas Piggott, Medical Officer of Health
- Paediatric (ages 5-11) COVID-19 Vaccine Information Session – December 9, 2021, Webinar recording with Dr. Thomas Piggott, Medical Officer of Health
- Risk of Myocarditis Following COVID-19 Vaccine – July 14, 2021, Webinar recording with Dr. Salvaterra, Previous MOH
- COVID-19 Vaccines & You (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) – January 15, 2021, Webinar recording with Dr. Salvaterra, Previous MOH
- COVID-19 Vaccines & You (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) – January 15, 2021, Slide deck from webinar with Dr. Salvaterra, Previous MOH
- COVID-19 Vaccines & You (AstraZeneca & Janssen) – March 18, 2021, Webinar recording with Dr. Salvaterra, Previous MOH
About the COVID-19 Vaccines
COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ
COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet: Preconception, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
COVID-19 Vaccine Resources in Indigenous Languages
COVID-19 Vaccine Resources in Other Languages
Healthcare Provider Vaccine Information
Paediatric (6 months to 11 years) COVID-19 Vaccine
Receiving a Vaccine after COVID-19 Infection
65+ who are 3 Months or more from Their last Booster Dose
Have a question about your health and the COVID-19 vaccine?
Consult a Physician: The Scarborough Health Network has created a vaccine confidence clinic, called VaxFacts, to help patients who are unsure about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. It provides an opportunity for a one-to-one, judgment-free phone call with a physician to address any questions or concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines. The clinic has successfully counselled hundreds of patients and is now available nationwide.
Make an appointment:
- 416-438-2911, ext. 5738
- Or visit Access the VaxFacts Clinic website.
Consult a Paediatric Registered Nurse (RN): The SickKids COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service is a by-appointment phone service that provides a safe, judgement-free space to have an open conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine for children and youth. It is available in multiple languages, using over-the-phone language interpretation.
We are here to support residents of Ontario 5 years or older and their parents, caregivers or legal guardians who:
- Have specific questions or concerns related to the COVID-19 vaccine for youth/children that you cannot find the answer to elsewhere.
- Have complex medical histories or medical conditions (i.e. chronic illness) and/or their parents/caregivers.
- Require additional support for their COVID-19 vaccine due to medical complexity, developmental disorder or mobility, communication, behavioural or other specialized needs, including significant needle phobia.
Book a consultation online or call 437-881-3505 to schedule an appointment.