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Vaccine Clinics Around The GTA Are Shutting Down & Cancelling So Many Appointments

Around 10,000 have apparently been called off in Scarborough.

Demand is growing for vaccine appointments in Ontario but clinics are temporarily shutting down in many parts of the GTA.

Clinics in North York, Scarborough, Toronto and York are closing mass vaccination sites, cancelling registration or postponing appointments due to a lack of vaccine supply in Ontario.

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About 10,000 appointments will be cancelled in Scarborough, according to CP24, because two hospital clinics are closing down on April 14 due to supply issues, with no timeline on when they'd be reopened.

North York General Hospital is closing its vaccination site at Seneca Village from April 17 to 26 for the same reason.

The mass vaccination site at Canada's Wonderland was closed on Tuesday along with three other vaccine sites in York Region, but officials hope a shipment of vaccines will arrive later this week.

And after 20,000 people reportedly registered for an appointment at the University Health Network, Torontonians living in three hot spot neighbourhoods will have to wait to put their name down because registrations have been paused.

Health Canada has a robust website with all the latest information on the vaccines and can answer any questions you may have. Click here for more information.

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