Halton Region updates COVID-19 vaccination schedule for month of May

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Published May 6, 2021 at 3:58 pm

Halton Region has announced updates to its COVID-19 vaccination schedule for the month of May, which include new anticipated eligibility dates for all age-based groups.

“Halton Region is pleased to offer appointments to more residents, based on expected supply,” said Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr.

“Our ability to expand to more eligible groups remains dependent on ongoing and predictable supplies from both the Provincial and Federal governments. We have capacity in our Vaccination Clinics to vaccinate double what we are doing now if more supply was available.”

The vaccination schedule in Halton aligns with Ontario’s direction to prioritize certain populations based on age and risk.

As of Monday, May 3, Halton residents who are 50+ who cannot work from home are eligible to book appointments for their COVID-19 vaccine.

As of Wednesday, May 5, Halton residents who are 40+ who cannot work from home will be eligible to book appointments and as of May 7, those 30+ who cannot work from home will also be eligible.

Beginning Monday, May 10, Halton residents 16+ who cannot work from home (attending school in-person does not qualify) and those 50+ will be eligible to book appointments.

Additionally, as of May 12, residents 40+ will be eligible, as of May 14, residents 30+ will be eligible and as of May 19, residents 16+ will be eligible.

For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine program, including eligibility and how to book an appointment, click here.

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