Toronto opens 20,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments for children at City-run clinics – Toronto

The city of Toronto says about 20,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments will be opened to children at City-run clinics after the approval of the Pfizer shot for those ages 5 to 11.

In a press release Friday, city officials said the appointments will be between Nov. 25 and Dec. 5.

The statement said the deals will be for all those in town aged 5 to 11, regardless of their neighborhood.

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Times can be booked through the provincial booking system, which is expected to open for children’s appointments early next week.

The appointments will be to the following clinics: Metro Toronto Convention Center, Woodbine Mall, Scarborough Town Center, Cloverdale Mall and Mitchell Field Arena.

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Officials added that city-run vaccination clinics will have extended opening hours over the next two weeks.

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More deals will open as the vaccination campaign continues, officials said.

Vaccine appointments will also be available in various settings, including hospitals and officials said school clinics are also being planned.

“Our Team Toronto Kids Vaccination Plan is about ensuring that families can choose the option that is most accessible to them – in addition to our city-run clinics, vaccines will also be available at schools and community-based clinics, doctors’ offices and pharmacies,” the chairman said. for the Toronto Department of Health, Joe Cressy, in the statement.

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