TORONTO – Ontario is making good on its promise to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, opening the provincial booking portal for residents 18 and older today.
Adults residing in 114 specific postal codes designated as hot spots can start booking their shots at 8 am
This week and the next day, the province will send half of its vaccine supplies to hot spots based on the recommendations of the government’s scientific advisors.
Ontario begins expansion of COVID-19 vaccine rollout this week
Adults in some hot-spot neighborhoods were already able to make a vaccine appointment, but not through the province’s online booking portal.
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Eligibility increases further in Ontario on Thursday, when online bookings open to residents over 50 years of age.
People with high-risk health conditions and some people who cannot work from home will also become eligible.
Ontario has stated that it expects everyone over the age of 18 to be able to book the vaccine by the end of May.
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