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COVID-19 pop-up and walk-in vaccination clinics in Simcoe Muskoka Nov. 21 to 28

Nov 21, 2022
SIMCOE MUSKOKA – 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 Nov. 21 to 28.

SIMCOE MUSKOKA – 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 Nov. 21 to 28. Walk-ins for individuals aged five years and older will be available, including the bivalent booster dose for people 12 years of age and older, as capacity allows as follows:

Monday, Nov. 21

  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus – Wasaga Beach RecPlex, 1724 Mosely St., Wasaga Beach
    Time:
    11 a.m. – 6 p.m.       
  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus - Bradford Public Library, 425 Holland St W, Bradford
    Time: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 22 

  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus – Angus Recreation Centre, 8529 County Rd. 10, Angus
    Time:
    11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Clinic location: POP-UP Clinic – Gravenhurst Legion, 290 Veterans Way, Gravenhurst
    Time:
    10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 23 

  • Clinic location: POP-UP Clinic – Orillia Common Roof- Boardroom, 169 Front St., S., Orillia
    Time:
    9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus – Bracebridge Sportsplex, 110 Clearbrook Trail, Bracebridge
    Time:
    11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 24 

  • Clinic location: POP-UP Clinic – Midland Public Library, 320 King St., Midland
    Time:
    11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Clinic location: POP-UP Clinic – Port Carling Legion, 4 Bailey St., Port Carling
    Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 26 

  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus – Collingwood Home Hardware, 105 High St., Collingwood
    Time:
    10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Clinic location: POP-UP Clinic – Thornton Branch Essa Public Library, 34 Robert St., Thornton
    Time:
    10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 28 

  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus – Sandy Cove Acres, 2 Weeping Willow Dr., Innisfil
    Time:
    10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus – County of Simcoe Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy, 26 Midhurst
    Time:
    10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Clinic location: GO-VAXX Bus – Orillia Recreation Centre, 255 West St., S., Orillia
    Time:
    11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Appointments for the GO-VAXX bus and mobile clinics may also 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 an appointment only basis to individuals aged six months and older at the Georgian Mall, 509 Bayfield St. (upper level) in Barrie:   

  • Wednesday: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Appointments are also available at the health unit office immunization clinic locations in Midland, Orillia, Cookstown, Collingwood, Huntsville and Gravenhurst and can be booked through the COVID-19 vaccination portal or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900. 

The RVH COVID-19 Immunization Clinic at 29 Sperling Dr. in Barrie continues to offer booked appointments and walk-ins:  

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10a.m. – 6 p.m.

 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.

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

Individuals are recommended to receive the bivalent booster six months after their last dose of COVID-19 vaccine or COVID-19 infection, however people who want to receive their booster earlier can do so at a minimum of three months. As we approach the fall respiratory season, high-risk populations are recommended to receive their bivalent booster as soon as they are eligible (i.e. the minimum three-month interval) to protect themselves as people spend more time indoors.

Staying up to date with all COVID-19 vaccine doses you are currently eligible for remains the best defense against infection, severe illness, long term COVID-19 symptoms, hospitalization, and death.

For more information about COVID-19 vaccination, dose eligibility and booking an appointment, please visit www.smdhu.org/GetVaccinated. 

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