A Toronto Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For Ages 18+ Opens Tomorrow & Here's How To Book

Only people in that hotspot are eligible.
A Toronto Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For Ages 18+ Opens Tomorrow & Here's How To Book

On Tuesday afternoon, Premier Ford announced a new Toronto vaccine clinic opening this week. 

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Complex, located in the hotspot area of Etobicoke North, will host a vaccine clinic for three weeks and appointments can be booked through the William Osler Health System booking system, says a release from Ford's government.

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According to the release, vaccinations are set to begin as early as April 14, 2021, within the clinic.

However, not just anyone can roll up to the clinic and get a dose — you will have to prove that you reside in the correlating community with a postal code that starts in either M9R, M9V, L4T, or L6S.*

"This pop-up clinic shows once again how our valued community partners have stepped up and are working with local public health in our collective battle against COVID-19. This is another great example of Team Ontario at work," said Premier Ford.

Vaccines for ages 18+ in Ontario hotspots

Last week, Premier Doug Ford announced that vaccines would be available for those over the age of eighteen in hotspot areas of Ontario — namely, Toronto and Peel.

Toronto Mayor John Tory has said that these vaccines would be administered through pop-up or mobile clinics and appointments will be able to be made through local public health region systems, not the provincial booking system.

This week, one of those pop-up clinics appeared in the Thornecliffe neighbourhood of Toronto, where residents lined up for hours to get a vaccine dose, reports CTV News.

For now, the locations of these pop-up clinics are being kept on the down-low when it comes to the general public. Instead, they are being advertised intentionally to the communities they are meant to serve.

*This article has been updated.