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COVID-19 vaccines now available at health unit offices, pop-up clinics and on GO-VAXX buses

May 30, 2022
SIMCOE MUSKOKA –The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment only at its office immunization clinic locations in Barrie, Midland, Orillia, Cookstown, Collingwood, Huntsville and Gravenhurst.

SIMCOE MUSKOKA –The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment only at its office immunization clinic locations in Barrie, Midland, Orillia, Cookstown, Collingwood, Huntsville and Gravenhurst. Appointments 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 and can be booked through the COVID-19 vaccination portal or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900.  

The GO-VAXX bus mobile clinics and the health unit continue to offer COVID-19 vaccines by walk-ins at one-day pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics taking place from May 30 to June 5 at the following locations:

Monday, May 30

  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus – Gravenhurst Centennial Centre, 101 Centennial Dr., Gravenhurst
    Time
    : 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Wednesday, June 1 

  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus – Stayner Arena, 269 Regina St., Stayner
    Time
    : 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Thursday, June 2 

  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus – Collingwood Leisure Club, 100 Minnesota St., Collingwood
    Time
    : 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus – Creemore and District Recreation Centre, 218 Collingwood St., Creemore
    Time: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Clinic location: POP-UP Clinic – Midland Public Library, 320 King St., Midland
    Time
    : 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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 vaccine is also available 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, as does the clinic located at Georgian Mall, 509 Bayfield St. in Barrie on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., which can be booked through the COVID-19 portal.

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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