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Tons Of Vaccine Pop-Ups For Kids Aged 12 & Older Are Happening Around The GTA

Kids who live, work or go to school in these areas are eligible.

Now that COVID-19 vaccines are available to everyone 18 and older in Ontario, several clinics in and around Toronto are offering appointments to younger age groups.

The Region of Peel announced that starting on Thursday morning, children 12 and older who live, work, or go to school in Mississauga, Brampton, or Caledon will be eligible to book a vaccine on their website.

They must have a parent or guardian with them at their vaccination appointment who is 18 years old or older in order to provide verbal consent, however, 16-year-olds are able to give consent themselves.

Youth living in North York and Scarborough are also eligible for their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Centennial College says it will be offering appointment-only COVID-19 vaccinations for youth, while David and Mary Thomson C.I. is hosting a family pop-up clinic on Thursday, May 20, from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m.

On Tuesday, May 18, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre opened its doors to youth with at-risk, high-risk and highest-risk health conditions.

The Women's College Hospital shared news of their pilot clinic for youth between 12 and 17 years old, which will be hosted at John Polanyi College Institute until Friday, May 21. It will prioritize youth living in certain hot spot postal codes, however, appointments will be available for all "M" postal codes between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. After that, they will open the doors to youth 12 and older living in any postal code, according to Vaccine Hunters Canada.