Peel Public Health launch COVID-19 clinics for Black, African, and Caribbean communities in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon
Published January 20, 2022 at 3:38 pm
Members of the Black, African, and Caribbean communities in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon can get their COVID-19 vaccines at a series of pop-up clinics starting on Saturday.
Peel Public Health will be offering four COVID-19 vaccine clinics catering to the Region’s communities Black, African and Caribbean Communities.
There will be two clinics in Mississauga and another two in Brampton between Jan. 22 and Feb. 6.
Black healthcare professionals and community ambassadors will be on-site, and the clinic atmosphere “will be fun and festive with music and giveaways planned for each clinic,” PPH said in a release.
Appointments are available for first, second and booster COVID-19 vaccine doses.
There will also be limited walk-ins available for first and second doses for all ages and boosters for anyone over 50 years old.
The first clinic opens in Brampton on Saturday, Jan. 22. Black healthcare professionals and community ambassadors will be on-site.
Here are the details on each of the four clinics and how to register:
- January 22, 2022 – Fletcher’s Meadow Secondary School – Brampton. Register here.
- January 29, 2022 – Chinguacousy Secondary School – Brampton. Register here.
- January 30, 2022 – Lincoln M. Alexander Secondary School – Mississauga. Register here.
- February 6, 2022 – Churchill Meadows Elementary School – Mississauga. Register here.
The clinics are part of a partnership between PPH, Roots Community Services, the Black Physicians’ Association of Ontario, the Black Health Alliance, East Mississauga Community Health Centre (LAMP), WellFort Community Health Services, Black Health Taskforce of Peel and This Is Our Shot.
Those in need of support to book or anyone who has questions can call Roots Community Services at 647-812-8545.
You can also book an appointment outside of the clinics noted above through Region of Peel website.
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