Those 18+ in Waterloo area hotspots can now pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine

According to the Waterloo Region, COVID-19 pre-registration in six high priority areas in three cities is now open to all adults.

It states that anyone can register who was born in 2003 or later and lives in the Kitchener neighborhoods of Venier / Rockaway, Country Hills, Alpine / Laurentian and Victoria Hills / Cherry Hill, as well as lads in Cambridge and Columbia. There is also Shades Mills in Waterloo.

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For the next two weeks, the province has announced that it is allocating more vaccines to communities hit by COVID-19 and expanding eligibility to 18+ individuals in these hot spots, ”the region noted .

It is encouraging residents who register as soon as possible to qualify in these areas. Field website.

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The field says that opening the pre-registration allows its immunization task force to prepare to get a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine for the next group.

After pre-registration, individuals will be contacted to book an appointment within four to six weeks after the vaccine becomes available.

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The region says invitations will be extended in pre-registration order, so the faster you sign up, the faster you will have the opportunity to book an appointment.

It added that it is building pop-up clinics in association with organizations in the neighborhood that would be available only through those organizations through appointments.

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