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COVID-19 Update: Vaccine Available for Adults 60-64

Updated: Apr 5

From the office of MP Shaun Chen:


"There are now three booking systems that you can access for COVID-19 vaccinations.


The Province of Ontario has launched an online booking portal, where Toronto seniors ages 80+ can now book one of 133,000 appointments.


Available dates are from March 17 to April 11, at one of six mass vaccination clinics across the city, running seven days a week from 11 AM to 8 PM.


The two mass vaccination clinics closest to Scarborough North are:

  • Malvern Community Recreation Centre, 30 Sewells Rd

  • Scarborough Town Centre, 300 Borough Dr

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The Province of Ontario has launched a COVID-19 pharmacy pilot to administer AstraZeneca vaccines to adults ages 60 to 64.


To be eligible, you must be born between 1957 and 1961, and bring a valid government-issued ID, such as an Ontario health card.


The following pharmacies in Scarborough North are currently booking appointments by phone:


  • Lapsley Pharmacy, 27 Lapsley Rd, 416-291-3773

  • Markham Corners Pharmacy, 5113 Sheppard Ave E, 647-349-8383

  • Pharmasave, 2826A Markham Rd, 416-298-8165

  • Shoppers Drug Mart, 1400 Neilson Rd, 416-754-3130

  • Shoppers Drug Mart, 1571 Sandhurst Circle, 416-292-6602

  • Shoppers Drug Mart, 1780 Markham Rd, 416-412-1780

  • Shoppers Drug Mart, 5671 Steeles Ave E, 416-292-2024

  • Walmart, 5995 Steeles Ave E, 416-298-2578


For more information, or to search online for your closest pharmacy, please visit: covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations


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Seniors 80+ and Select Healthcare Workers


The Scarborough COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is currently booking appointments for seniors ages 80+ and select healthcare workers.


This is in accordance with provincial government guidelines. For more information, please visit: www.scarboroughcovidvaccineclinic.ca


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Support in Scarborough North


If you require help finding childcare, clothing, employment, financial support, food, housing, mental health services, or shelter, there is free and confidential assistance available in over 150 languages:

  • 211 Central — 211

If you are in need of food, please call one of our local food banks for information on hours and locations:

  • Daily Bread Food Bank — 416-203-0050 x261

  • Malvern Food Bank — 647-607-5943

  • Muslim Welfare Canada — 416-335-9994

If you are a senior or in self-isolation without access to food, you may be eligible for food delivery:

  • Canadian Red Cross — 1-833-204-9952"

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