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Now Open Vaccine Booking for Agriculture & Farm Workers, Food Manufacturing & Distribution Workers in Sudbury and Manitoulin Districts

News Release from Public Health Sudbury and District

 As more COVID-19 vaccine continues to roll out locally, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is pleased to announce increased eligibility for individuals wishing to receive the vaccine. Starting Thursday, May 6, essential workers in Group 1 of the province’s Phase 2 schedule (Government of Ontario) will be able to book an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. In addition, more individuals will now have the option to book an appointment online, including adults 50 years of age and older in 2021 (born in 1971 or earlier).

Essential workers who cannot work from home identified in Group 1 include:

  • Remaining elementary and secondary school workers (including educators, custodial, school bus drivers, administrative staff)
  • Workers responding to critical events (including police, fire, special constables, children’s aid society workers, emergency management, critical infrastructure restoration workers)
  • Enforcement, inspection and compliance roles (including by-law enforcement, building inspectors, food inspectors, animal welfare inspectors, border inspection officers, labour inspectors, WSIB field workers)
  • Remaining individuals working in licensed childcare settings (including all licensees, employees and students on educational placements who interact directly with children in licensed childcare centres and in authorized recreation and skill building programs, licensed home child care and in-home service providers, employees of home child care agencies)
  • Foster care agenda workers (including customary care providers)
  • Food manufacturing and distribution workers
  • Agriculture and farm workers
  • Funeral, crematorium and cemetery workers

 

How to book an appointment in a Public Health clinic

Book online

Starting Thursday, May 6, adults 50 years of age and older in 2021 and essential workers in Group 1 will be able to book an appointment online. In addition, previously eligible individuals, including those with highest-risk and high-risk health conditions as well as Indigenous adults (First Nations, Inuit, and Metis) will be able to use the provincial system to book an appointment online. Online booking is a simple and efficient process and helps reduce call volumes. Individuals can also help people who are eligible by booking an appointment on their behalf.

 

Book by phone

Starting Thursday, May 6, essential workers in Group 1 (Government of Ontario), and all previously eligible individuals can also call to book an appointment.

An individual can also help people who are eligible by calling to book an appointment on their behalf.

  • Main line: call 705.674.2299 (toll-free: 1.800.708.2505), between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., seven days a week.

To help with call volumes, an additional call centre has been set up.

  • Alternate line: call 1.844.782.2273, between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week.

 

 Who can book an appointment in a Public Health clinic

All vaccination clinics are by appointment only and COVID-safe measures are in place. You must not attend a clinic if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or if you are in isolation due to a COVID-19 exposure. Currently, across Greater Sudbury and the districts of Sudbury and Manitoulin, Public Health is continuing to offer COVID-19 vaccine to all previously eligible groups. Visit phsd.ca/COVID-19/vaccine-clinics for details on local vaccine eligibility, for booking information, and for upcoming vaccination clinic dates and locations.

 

Pharmacy and primary care vaccine locations

Select pharmacies across the province are booking appointments for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for eligible people aged 40 or older in 2021 (born in 1981 or earlier). You must have an appointment with the pharmacy to get vaccinated at a participating pharmacy. For a current list of pharmacies, visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations. Adults born in 1972 or later are not yet eligible for mass immunization clinics in Sudbury and districts.

 

Select primary care offices are also booking appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine by reaching out directly to eligible individuals.

 

For more information or if you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit phsd.ca/COVID-19 or call Public Health Sudbury & Districts at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200). Public Health returns all calls received; however, at times, inquiry volumes are high. Patience is appreciated.

Starting Thursday, May 6, some essential workers can book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine locally and online booking will open to more groups

Issued: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

As more COVID-19 vaccine continues to roll out locally, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is pleased to announce increased eligibility for individuals wishing to receive the vaccine. Starting Thursday, May 6, essential workers in Group 1 of the province’s Phase 2 schedule (Government of Ontario) will be able to book an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. In addition, more individuals will now have the option to book an appointment online, including adults 50 years of age and older in 2021 (born in 1971 or earlier).

Essential workers who cannot work from home identified in Group 1 include:

  • Remaining elementary and secondary school workers (including educators, custodial, school bus drivers, administrative staff)
  • Workers responding to critical events (including police, fire, special constables, children’s aid society workers, emergency management, critical infrastructure restoration workers)
  • Enforcement, inspection and compliance roles (including by-law enforcement, building inspectors, food inspectors, animal welfare inspectors, border inspection officers, labour inspectors, WSIB field workers)
  • Remaining individuals working in licensed childcare settings (including all licensees, employees and students on educational placements who interact directly with children in licensed childcare centres and in authorized recreation and skill building programs, licensed home child care and in-home service providers, employees of home child care agencies)
  • Foster care agenda workers (including customary care providers)
  • Food manufacturing and distribution workers
  • Agriculture and farm workers
  • Funeral, crematorium and cemetery workers

How to book an appointment in a Public Health clinic

Book online

Starting Thursday, May 6, adults 50 years of age and older in 2021 and essential workers in Group 1 will be able to book an appointment online. In addition, previously eligible individuals, including those with highest-risk and high-risk health conditions as well as Indigenous adults (First Nations, Inuit, and Metis) will be able to use the provincial system to book an appointment online. Online booking is a simple and efficient process and helps reduce call volumes. Individuals can also help people who are eligible by booking an appointment on their behalf.

Book by phone

Starting Thursday, May 6, essential workers in Group 1 (Government of Ontario), and all previously eligible individuals can also call to book an appointment.

An individual can also help people who are eligible by calling to book an appointment on their behalf.

  • Main line: call 705.674.2299 (toll-free: 1.800.708.2505), between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., seven days a week.

To help with call volumes, an additional call centre has been set up.

  • Alternate line: call 1.844.782.2273, between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week.

 Who can book an appointment in a Public Health clinic

All vaccination clinics are by appointment only and COVID-safe measures are in place. You must not attend a clinic if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or if you are in isolation due to a COVID-19 exposure. Currently, across Greater Sudbury and the districts of Sudbury and Manitoulin, Public Health is continuing to offer COVID-19 vaccine to all previously eligible groups. Visit phsd.ca/COVID-19/vaccine-clinics for details on local vaccine eligibility, for booking information, and for upcoming vaccination clinic dates and locations.

Pharmacy and primary care vaccine locations

Select pharmacies across the province are booking appointments for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for eligible people aged 40 or older in 2021 (born in 1981 or earlier). You must have an appointment with the pharmacy to get vaccinated at a participating pharmacy. For a current list of pharmacies, visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations. Adults born in 1972 or later are not yet eligible for mass immunization clinics in Sudbury and districts.

Select primary care offices are also booking appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine by reaching out directly to eligible individuals.

For more information or if you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit phsd.ca/COVID-19 or call Public Health Sudbury & Districts at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200). Public Health returns all calls received; however, at times, inquiry volumes are high. Patience is appreciated.

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Communications
Public Health Sudbury & Districts
705.522.9200, ext. 484
Toll-free 1.866.522.9200

 

À compter du jeudi 6 mai, certains travailleurs essentiels pourront prendre un rendez-vous de vaccination contre la COVID-19 à l’échelle locale, et la réservation en ligne sera offerte à d’autres groupes

Publié : mercredi 5 mai 2021

Étant donné que d’autres doses de vaccin contre la COVID-19 continuent d’être offertes à l’échelle locale, Santé publique Sudbury et districts est heureux d’annoncer que d’autres personnes souhaitant se faire vacciner pourront le faire. À compter du jeudi 6 mai, les travailleurs essentiels du groupe 1 dans le calendrier établi par la province pour la phase 2 (gouvernement de l’Ontario) pourront prendre rendez-vous pour recevoir un vaccin contre la COVID-19. Par ailleurs, d’autres personnes pourront maintenant prendre rendez-vous en ligne, notamment les adultes qui ont 50 ans ou plus ou qui l’auront en 2021 (nées en 1971 ou avant).

Voici quels sont les travailleurs essentiels qui ne peuvent travailler depuis leur domicile et qui sont désignés comme faisant partie du groupe 1 :

  • Personnel restant des écoles élémentaires et secondaires (y compris les éducateurs, le les concierges, les chauffeurs d’autobus scolaires, le personnel administratif)
  • Travailleurs intervenant lors d’événement majeurs (policiers, pompiers, agents spéciaux, personnel de la Société d’aide à l’enfance, personnel affecté à la gestion des situations d’urgence, travailleurs chargés de la restauration des infrastructures essentielles)
  • Agents d’application de la loi, d’inspection et de conformité (notamment les agents d’application des règlements, les inspecteurs des bâtiments et des aliments, les vérificateurs du bien-être animal, les agents d’inspection aux frontières, les inspecteurs du travail, les agents de terrain de la CSPAAT)
  • Personnel restant des cadres de garde d’enfants agréés (notamment les titulaires de permis, les employés et les stagiaires qui interagissent directement avec les enfants dans les centres de garde agréés et dans le cadre des programmes autorisés de loisirs et de développement des compétences, les fournisseurs agréés de services de garde en milieu familial et à domicile, les employés des services de garde en milieu familial)
  • Responsables du placement en famille d’accueil (y compris les fournisseurs de soins conformes aux traditions) Travailleurs en fabrication et en distribution de produits alimentaires
  • Agriculteurs et travailleurs agricoles
  • Personnel des services funéraires et de crémation et des cimetières

Comment prendre rendez-vous à une séance de Santé publique

Réserver en ligne

À compter du jeudi 6 mai, les adultes qui ont 50 ans ou plus ou qui l’auront en 2021 et les travailleurs essentiels du groupe 1 pourront prendre rendez-vous en ligne. Par ailleurs, les personnes qui étaient déjà admissibles, dont celles qui sont les plus à risque ou à haut risque à cause de leur état de santé et les adultes autochtones (membres des Premières Nations, Inuits et Métis) pourront utiliser le système provincial pour prendre rendez-vous. La réservation en ligne est un processus simple et efficace. Elle permet de réduire le volume d’appels. Il est également possible d’aider une personne admissible en prenant rendez-vous en son nom.

Réserver par téléphone

À compter du jeudi 6 mai, les travailleurs essentiels du groupe 1 (gouvernement de l’Ontario) et les personnes antérieurement admissibles pourront aussi prendre un rendez-vous par téléphone.

Il est également possible d’aider une personne admissible en appelant pour prendre rendez-vous en son nom.

  • Ligne principale : 705.674.2299 (1.800.708.2505, sans frais), de 8 h à 20 h, sept jours sur sept

En raison du volume d’appels, un autre centre a été mis sur pied pour les recevoir.

  • Autre ligne : 1.844.782.2273, de 9 h à 21 h, sept jours sur sept

Qui peut prendre rendez-vous à une séance de Santé publique

Toutes les séances de vaccination sont accessibles uniquement sur rendez-vous et des mesures de protection contre la COVID sont en place. Vous ne devez pas vous présenter à une séance si vous avez des symptômes de la COVID-19 ou si vous êtes en isolement en raison d’une exposition à la maladie. Actuellement, dans le Grand Sudbury et les districts de Sudbury et de Manitoulin, Santé publique continue d’offrir la vaccination contre la COVID-19 aux groupes antérieurement admissibles. Consultez la page phsd.ca/fr/laCOVID-19/seances-de-vaccination pour obtenir les détails sur l’admissibilité à l’échelle locale, l’information sur les réservations et les dates et lieux des séances de vaccination à venir.

Pharmacies et centres de soins primaires offrant la vaccination

Certaines pharmacies de la province fixent des rendez-vous pour administrer le vaccin d’AstraZeneca contre la COVID-19 aux personnes admissibles qui ont 40 ans ou plus ou qui l’auront en 2021 (nées en 1981 ou avant). Vous devez avoir un rendez-vous pour vous faire vacciner à une pharmacie participante. Afin d’obtenir une liste à jour, consultez https://covid-19.ontario.ca/emplacements-pour-la-vaccination.  Les personnes nées en 1972 ou plus tard ne peuvent pas encore bénéficier des séances de vaccination de masse dans Sudbury et districts.

Certains centres de soins primaires fixent aussi des rendez-vous de vaccination contre la COVID-19 en communiquant directement avec les personnes admissibles.

Si vous souhaitez en savoir plus ou si vous avez des questions sur la vaccination contre la COVID-19, allez à la page phsd.ca/laCOVID-19 ou appelez Santé publique Sudbury et districts au 705.522.9200 (1.866.522.9200, sans frais). Santé publique rappelle tout le monde. Cependant, le volume de demandes est parfois élevé. Nous vous demandons de faire preuve de patience.

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Communications avec les médias :

 

Communications

Santé publique Sudbury et districts

705.522.9200, poste 484

1.866.522.9200, sans frais

Eligible individuals must call – the remaining appointments are not available through the Provincial online booking system.
Thank you!

FB: COVID-19 vaccine update
Eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine? There are appointments available, CALL now to book! Upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinics:

• Mindemoya: Tuesday, May 4

How to book:

These appointments are ONLY available by calling our call centre. Anyone currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine is encouraged to call. *** These vaccine appointments are NOT available through the online booking system and individuals must call to book. ***

CALL NOW: 705.674.2299 (toll-free: 1.800.708.2505), between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., seven days a week, or the alternate line at 1.844.782.2273, between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., seven days a week.

Who can call to book an appointment:
• Individuals booking for 1st dose only, Adults 55 years of age and older in 2021 (born in 1966 or earlier)
• Individuals who are pregnant.
• Adults 18+ at the time of immunization in Gogama, Sultan, Shining Tree, and Westree.
• Individuals with highest-risk health conditions.
• Individuals with high-risk health conditions.
• Essential caregivers for individuals with highest-risk and high-risk individual may also be

eligible.
• Licensed child care workers.
• Residents, essential caregivers, and staff of high-risk congregate living settings
• Anyone previously eligible including health care workers, Indigenous adults 18+ at the time of immunization (First Nations, Métis, Inuit), adult recipients of chronic home care, faith leaders who provide certain functions such as end-of-life care, and staff, residents, and essential caregivers of retirement homes and congregate care settings for seniors, Elder care homes, and long-term care homes.

Thanks for your consideration.

Lori Oswald
Executive Director
Manitoulin Central Family Health Team

May 3, 2021

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