Ontario Just Announced When & Where The Province's First Vaccines Will Be Given Out
You can only get it from two Ontario hospitals.
Roll up those sleeves — the provincial government has just announced where and when the firstdoses will be delivered.
Premier Doug Ford announced in a statement on Thursday that the first COVID-19 vaccines will be administered on Tuesday, December 15, at University Health Network in Toronto and the Ottawa Hospital.
The first vaccines will go to health-care workers who provide care in long-term care homes and other high-risk locations.
When Ontario will administer its first COVID-19 vaccines
In the statement, Ford said only a "very small number of doses" will be available to begin with.
, as officials in provinces around the country began to unveil the particulars of their vaccine distribution plans.
, which starts with health-care workers and vulnerable communities receiving the vaccine first.
The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine must be kept at a very cold temperature, reports NPR, meaning only a certain number of hospitals have the refrigeration capacity to store the vaccine.
most Ontarians will start receiving their COVID-19 vaccines in April 2021.
And theto have every Canadian vaccinated by the end of 2021.