Ottawa is opening a new community clinic site to help vaccinate residents of communities at risk against COVID-19.
2901 in Infinity Center Gibford dr. Will primarily accommodate residents of surrounding neighborhoods who have been hard-hit by COVID-19.
The city said in a statement last Monday that the south-end convention center is well positioned in the K1T and K1V postal codes to vaccinate residents, who have been designated “hot spots” by the province, as well as some others – The Ottawa neighborhood Ottawa Public Health has identified.
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On-site appointments will be available through the provincial vaccine booking system.
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Currently, residents aged 18 and older in the province’s hot spots and the Ledbury-Heron Gate-Ridgmont, Emerald Woods-Somill Creek, Hunt Club East-Western Community and Greenboro East neighborhoods are eligible for vaccination.
On Thursday, eligibility will be expanded to include all Ottawa residents aged 50 and older, an early group of people who cannot work from home and those with some high-risk health conditions.
Ottawa has so far established community vaccination sites at City Hall, Eva James Memorial Center, Rudy Family YMCA-YWCA, St. Laurent Complex and Nepean Sportsplex, with plans to open an additional site in the horticultural building at Lansdowne Park. soon.
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