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Regions Around The GTA Are Expanding The Age Groups For Who Can Get A Vaccine

York, Halton and even one Toronto hospital are letting younger locals book spots.
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Regions Around The GTA Are Expanding The Age Groups For Who Can Get A Vaccine

The minimum age requirement for getting a COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario is getting lower and lower around the GTA. 

People as young as 50 are eligible to book vaccination appointments in certain parts of the GTA, depending on where they live and where they reserve their spot.

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Ontario is expanding its COVID-19 vaccine pharmacy program, and the province is lowering the age requirement so that people aged 55 and older can now book an appointment at one of nearly 700 participating pharmacies. 

Halton and York Regions are the first in the GTHA to start vaccinating anybody aged 65 and older, announcing the changes to the age requirement on Tuesdaymorning

Plus, Toronto's Humber River Hospital is now vaccinating people who are above the age of 50 and who live in its immediate North York community.

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