Hamilton pharmacies to administer COVID-19 vaccine for those 55 and over
Hamilton residents aged 55 and over will be eligible for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at participating pharmacies as early as this Saturday (Apr. 3).
The Ontario government released the list of the 350 additional pharmacies that will be administering the vaccine and 21 of them are located in the Hamilton-area:
- Binbrook Pharmacy (3011 Highway 56, Binbrook)
- Campbellville Pharmacy (35 Crawford Cres, Campbellville)
- Costco Pharmacy #1273 (1330 South Service Rd, Stoney Creek)
- Costco Pharmacy #1105 (100 Legend Court, Ancaster)
- Rexall #1743 (21-640 Mohawk Rd West, Hamilton)
- Rexall #201 (60 Hatt St, Dundas)
- Rexall #202 (930 Upper Paradise Road 13, Hamilton)
- Rexall #203 (505 Rymal Rd East, Hamilton)
- Rexall #204 (1395 Upper Ottawa St, Hamilton)
- Rexall #8205 (1119 Fennell Ave, Hamilton)
- Shoppers Drug Mart #1044 (47 Wilson Street West, Ancaster)
- Shoppers Drug Mart #1054 (Ss4-255 Dundas Street East, Waterdown)
- Shoppers Drug Mart #1056 (133 King St W, Dundas)
- Shoppers Drug Mart #1233 (2110 Rymal Road East, Hannon)
- Shoppers Drug Mart #755 (75 Centennial Parkway North, Hamilton)
- Shoppers Drug Mart #1045 (1300 Garth St, Hamilton)
- Supercare Pharmacy (410 Hwy 8, Stoney Creek)
- Walmart Pharmacy #1154 (499 Mohawk Road East, Hamilton)
- Walmart Pharmacy #3096 (500 Centennial Pkwy N, Stoney Creek)
- Waterdown Pharmacy (4-145 Hamilton St N, Waterdown)
- Westmount Pharmacy (200-723 Rymal Rd W, Hamilton)
Vaccinations with the AstraZeneca vaccine at pharmacies require an appointment to be made in advance: ontario.ca/pharmacycovidvaccine.
Earlier this month, Ontario began offering the vaccine to individuals aged 60 and over at pharmacies and primary care settings. With today’s expansion bringing the total number of pharmacies offering the vaccine to nearly 700 locations, it is expected that this number could reach approximately 1,500 by the end of April.
As of March 31, over 2,275,000 vaccine doses have been administered across the province, with over 81 per cent of Ontario residents aged 80 and over having received at least one dose.
More than half of residents aged 75 to 79 have now received their first shot.
Over 317,000 Ontarians are fully immunized, including 91 per cent of long-term care residents.
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