||Provincial vaccine booking site: Visit Ontario.ca/bookvaccine
When booking an appointment, individuals will be asked for information from their green Ontario health card, birth date, postal code, and email address and/or phone number. With a successful booking you will receive an email confirmation immediately. Individuals who still have a red and white health card, or who require assistance with booking, can call the Provincial Vaccine Information Line number at 1-888-999-6488 8 am-8 pm, Mon-Sun.
First dose appointments
Second dose appointments
- Those who are 12 years of age or older at time of booking can book through the Provincial vaccine booking site: Ontario.ca/bookvaccine
You will receive an mRNA vaccine (either Moderna or Pfizer) at a community clinic. If you had Moderna or Pfizer for your first dose you can safely take either Moderna or Pfizer for your second dose for strong protection against COVID-19. If you had AstraZeneca for your first dose you can safely take either Moderna, Pfizer or AstraZeneca for your second dose for strong protection.
For more information on combining COVID-19 vaccines.
Second dose eligibility:
The accelerated second doses will continue based on the province's schedule.
- Those who do not have a second dose booked can now book through the provincial site or at a participating pharmacy
- Individuals who received their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine and are opting to receive a second dose of AstraZeneca at an 8 to 12 week interval at a participating pharmacy
- Individuals who received their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine and are opting to receive a mRNA (Pfizer or Moderna) as their second dose at an 8 to 12 week interval can book now through the provincial site or at a participating pharmacy.
- Those who are 12 years of age and older who have received their first dose. For Youth Focused Vaccination Clinics and additional information for this age group visit Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit and scroll to Appointment booking options
NEW: WALK IN CLINICS:
COVID-19 vaccine stand by list for any remaining doses at the end of each clinic day. For individuals who are eligible based on provincial eligibility
- Please register through the Health Unit website only for the day and location that you can readily attend
- In order to be on the list for a specific day, you must complete the form on that specific day starting at 8 am
- The standby list will close each day at 8 pm
- You will need to continue to register each day that you are available.
- You need to confirm that you can be at the clinic site within 30-45 minutes of receiving a call
- You are still encouraged to book an appointment outside of this standby list
Local Pop-Up Clinics
- Click here and scroll to 'Local pop-up clinics' to book an appointment
Transportation to Vaccine Clinics
- Seniors in Orillia who need a ride to get the COVID-19 vaccine, can call Abel Taxi at 705-325-0632 to book a free ride to Rotary Place.
- Residents with vaccinations appointments in Huntsville or Bracebridge can contact Hammond Transportation Ltd. at 705-645-2583 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm for free door to door transportation. The 'on demand' service operates on a first-come-first-serve basis.
- Red Cross will provide transportation to COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics within Simcoe County and Muskoka, excluding Orillia and Huntsville. Call 705-721-3313 Ext 5206 to book an appointment
- See separate listing for CT Link: CWD0009
Click here for information about how to prepare for your appointment
Vaccine locations in Barrie/Innisfil region (including Springwater and Essa Townships):
For more information about appointments at community vaccination clinics
- 29 Sperling Dr, Barrie
- Holly Community Centre, 171 Mapleton Ave, Barrie
- Innisfil Recreation Complex, 7315 Yonge St, Innisfil
- Please note that based on vaccine supply, every clinic location may not run every day
- Other clinic locations can be found through the appointment booking link above
February 9, 2021
The Ministry of Health has released a fact sheet, What You Should Know about the COVID-19 Vaccines, which includes information about:
January 26, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Screening and Consent Form has been posted to the Ministry’s website
- how the vaccines work and substances used in the vaccines
- precautions to take after getting the vaccine
- vaccine safety
- information for pregnant and breastfeeding women, and children
- vaccine rollout