Brampton: With over 50,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine delivered in Peel, anticipated increases in supply now support the addition of new groups eligible for COVID-19 vaccination.
This update specifies which groups are now eligible for vaccination and how they can register through outreach or selfservice appointment booking.
Please note that vaccine supply continues to limit the number of appointments available. In the weeks to come, with more supply arriving in Peel, appointment availability will improve.
New: Seniors 80+ are now eligible to book appointments and receive vaccine in Peel;
Vaccine supply is improving and Peel’s hospital partners are able to open a limited number of spots in their clinics for vaccination of adults over the age of 80. Residents of Peel that meet this age criteria, based on year of birth (i.e. born 1941 or earlier), can visit the following websites to book in at their clinic of preference.
These websites will remain active until a centralized Provincial booking system launches.
Any resident of Peel (including Brampton, Mississauga, and Caledon) born in 1941 or earlier, can visit the following websites to book or pre-register at their clinic of preference.
Please note that appointments may be limited due to supply.
• Brampton – William Osler Health System vaccine clinic: Book appointments online using the booking portal (launched March 1, 2021) at https://www.williamoslerhs.ca/patients-andfamilies/preparing-for-yourvisit-or-stay/coronavirus-information-for-patients-families/
• Mississauga – Trillium Health Partners vaccine clinic: pre-registration for appointments for adults 80+ THP Vaccination Registration (trilliumhealthpartners.ca) Supply at Region of Peel-run community clinics remains limited and currently being prioritized to high-priority workers. When supply improves, a program to support housebound seniors and online boking for 80+ will be launched at these community clinics. High-priority groups also continue to access vaccine:
Active, front-line, and patientfacing workers in the following areas, who live or work in Peel, are currently prioritized to receive their COVID-19 vaccines, and are being contacted directly with instructions on how to book an appointment:
• Long-term care homes
• Retirement homes
• Acute care/hospital settings
• Team supporting outbreak
• COVID-19 assessment centres
• COVID-19 vaccine clinics
• Mobile testing teams
• Firefighters and police providing medical first response
• High-risk community-based
providers serving specialized patient populations
• Assisted living
• Correctional facilities
• Hospices and palliative care
• Supportive housing
• Primary care and community-based physicians, including their office staff
• Dentists, dental hygienists and their office staff.
Dr. Lawrence Loh, Medical Officer of Health, Region of Peel, said: “We continue to ramp up our system here in Peel to deliver more vaccines, every day. We’re excited to be able to start vaccinating our community, offering protection to those who are rendered most vulnerable by age. While supply and appointments remain limited, we continue to ask for patience.”