The Elliot Lake Family Health Team will be holding Covid-19 vaccination clinics this week and next week in Elliot Lake.
Collins Hall, located at 120 Hillside Drive North is the site for the clinics.
The upcoming clinics are for community members and will be done in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s Phase One population guidelines.
- People who are 80+ years old (born in 1941 or earlier)
- Indigenous people who are 55+ and who live in Elliot Lake
- Highest priority healthcare workers who have not already been vaccinated (this includes home and community care healthcare workers).
- Individuals identified in this group will be contacted individually for an appointment.
Dates and times:
- March 10th, 11th & 17th
- 9 am – 12:30 pm
- 1 pm – 5:30 pm
- 6 pm – 8 pm
Phone number is: 1-705-461-8882 ext. 1
Important information to know before going to the clinic:
- Do not take Tylenol or Advil before your appointment
- Wear a t-shirt under your jacket to the appointment
- Do not enter the clinic until 5 minutes before your appointment
- Wear your face mask/covering
- Practise physical distancing
It is recommended that a person going to the vaccination clinic download, print and complete the consent form and bring it to the appointment when your turn comes to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Immediate priority for first-dose vaccination, as part of Phase One are:
- Staff and essential caregivers in long-term care homes, high-risk retirement homes and First Nations elder care homes, and any residents of these settings that have not yet received a first dose of vaccine.
- Alternative level of care patients in hospitals who have a confirmed admission to a long-term care home, retirement home or other congregate care home for seniors.
- Highest Priority health care workers, followed by Very High Priority health care workers, in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s guidance on Health Care Worker Prioritization.
Indigenous adults in northern remote and higher risk communities (including on-reserve and urban communities).
Next priority for first-dose vaccination:
When all reasonable steps have been taken to complete first-dose vaccinations of all staff, essential caregivers and residents of long-term care homes, high-risk retirement homes and First Nations elder care homes, first-dose vaccinations may be made available to the remainder of the Phase One populations:
- Adults 80 years of age and older.
- Staff, residents and caregivers in retirement homes and other congregate care settings for seniors (e.g., assisted living).
- Health care workers in the Highest Priority level, and in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s guidance on Health Care Worker Prioritization.
- All Indigenous adults 55+.
- Adult recipients of chronic home care.