COVID-19 booster appointments open today for kids 5 to 11 in Mississauga, Brampton and Ontario


Published September 1, 2022 at 7:00 am

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Parents in Ontario will be able to book COVID-19 booster shots for their children aged five to 11 starting today in Mississauga, Brampton and the rest of Ontario.

The Ontario government says appointments can be booked through the province’s vaccine portal starting at 8 a.m.

Appointments can also be made through local public health units as well as some pharmacies and health-care providers.

Ontario’s top doctor announced Wednesday that the province would start rolling out boosters for kids five to 11 this week.

Earlier this month, Health Canada said it had approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine as a booster for children in that age group.

The agency said the third dose is to be administered at least six months after the second.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 1, 2022.

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