May 17, 2022

Mobile vaccination clinic will also make stops this week in Midland and Tottenham

NEWS RELEASE

SIMCOE MUSKOKA DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT

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The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is continuing to offer one-day pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics at locations throughout Simcoe Muskoka, with upcoming clinics taking place from May 2 to 8. Walk-ins for first and second doses for individuals five years and older, third and booster doses for individuals 12 and up, and fourth doses for people 60 years and older as well as Indigenous individuals and their non-Indigenous household members aged 18 and over are available at the following pop-up locations:

Tuesday, May 3

  • Clinic location: Wasaga Beach Rec Plex, 1724 Mosley St., Wasaga Beach

  • Clinic location: GO VAXX Bus – North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, 527 Len Self Blvd., Midland

Thursday, May 5

  • Clinic location: GO VAXX Bus – Centennial Park Waterfront, 65 Lakeshore Dr., Barrie

Saturday, May 7

  • Clinic location: GO VAXX Bus – Pharmasave Cumberland Beach Pharmacy, 9095 Hwy 11, North Cumberland Beach

    • Time: 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • Clinic location: GO VAXX Bus – Bracebridge Sportsplex, 110 Clearbrook Trail, Bracebridge

Sunday, May 8

  • Clinic location: GO VAXX Bus – Tottenham Community Centre, 139 Queen St. N., Tottenham 

Appointments for the GO VAXX clinics may be booked up to four days prior to the clinic through the  COVID-19 vaccination portal or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900.

The health unit continues to offer COVID-19 vaccinations on a walk-in and appointment basis at the Georgian Mall, 509 Bayfield St. in Barrie from Wednesday to Friday from noon to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments can be booked through the vaccination portal or Contact Centre as listed above.

You may also receive the vaccine at many local pharmacies or booked appointments through some primary care providers, and Family Health Teams who are offering vaccine as part of their regular clinical practice. Pop-up and GO-VAXX mobile clinics will continue to be scheduled throughout Simcoe and Muskoka.

In addition, the COVID-19 Immunization Clinic at 29 Sperling Dr. in Barrie offers walk-ins and booked appointments from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Appointments may also be booked with the Couchiching Ontario Health Team Clinic located in the Orillia Soldier’s Memorial Hospital Kiwanis Building – West Entrance 170 Colborne St., W.

When attending a clinic, individuals are encouraged to dress for the weather as they may be required to wait outdoors before entering the clinic. They are also reminded to bring identification (e.g., health card, driver’s license, passport) a list of any medications they are taking, wear a loose-fitting shirt that allows easy access to the upper arm and bring any assistive devices as needed (e.g., scooter, wheelchair, cane). Please note, all persons attending a Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit community vaccination clinic will be required to wear a mask. Masks will be made available at the entrance to all our clinics.

For more information about how to prepare for an appointment and what to expect upon arrival at the clinic, please visit our COVID-19 pages at smdhu.org/GetVaccinated.

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