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Notice: COVID -19 Vaccine Information

Vaccine Update as of Nov. 3rd 2021

 First and second dose eligibility

For Pfizer appointments:  

Eligibility criteria for a first dose:

  • Anyone born in 2009 or earlier who has not received the first dose of any COVID-19 vaccine.

Eligibility criteria for a second dose:

  • Anyone born in 2009 or earlier who received a first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at least 21 days ago or a first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine a minimum of 28 days ago.

 For Moderna appointments:  

Eligibility criteria for a first dose:

  • Anyone age 18 and older who has not received the first dose of any COVID-19 vaccine. (Individuals must have already had their 18th birthday before the date of their appointment to be eligible.) 

Eligibility criteria for a second dose:

  • Anyone age 18 and older who received a first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at least 21 days ago or a first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine a minimum of 28 days ago. (Individuals must have already had their 18th birthday before the date of their appointment to be eligible.) 

         

Third dose eligibility  (as of November 3, 2021)

 If at least 6 months have passed since your second dose AND you are in one of the following groups, you are eligible to receive a third dose.  

  • Residents of Long-Term Care Homes, Retirement Homes, Elder Care Lodges, and older adults living in other congregate settings
  • Individuals aged 70 and over (born in 1951 or earlier);
  • Health care workers and designated essential caregivers in congregate settings (including long-term care home and retirement home staff and designated caregivers);
  • Individuals who received a complete series of a viral vector vaccine (two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine or one dose of the Janssen vaccine)
  • First Nation, Inuit and Métis adults and their non-Indigenous household members.

 

If at least 2 months have passed since your second dose AND you have a health condition listed below, you are eligible to receive a third dose.

  • Transplant recipients (including solid organ transplant and hematopoietic stem cell transplants)
  • Patients with hematological cancers (examples include lymphoma, myeloma, leukemia) on active treatment (chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunotherapy)
  • Recipients of an anti-CD20 agent (e.g. rituximab, ocrelizumab, ofatumumab)
  • Those undergoing active treatment for solid tumors
  • Those who are in receipt of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T-cell
  • Those with moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (e.g., DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Stage 3 or advanced untreated HIV infection and those with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Those undergoing active treatment with the following categories of immunosuppressive therapies: anti-B cell therapies (monoclonal antibodies targeting CD19, CD20 and CD22), high-dose systemic corticosteroids, alkylating agents, antimetabolites, or tumor-necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors and other biologic agents that are significantly immunosuppressive.

 

If you believe you are eligible to receive a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine due to one of the above health conditions, please contact your health care provider.

Primary care physicians or specialists must submit a third dose referral form to the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit on behalf of their eligible patients.

If the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has contacted you to inform you that we have received a completed third dose referral form from your health care provider you may proceed to book a third dose via this website. You must bring a copy of the completed referral form with you to your vaccine appointment.

Copy of Vaccine Receipt:

If you have been vaccinated in Ontario, you can log into the provincial portal to download or print your receipt at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/covid-19-vaccine-booking-support#vaccination-receipts have your health card ready.

VACCINE UPDATE Aug 03,2021

NFHT Vaccine UpdateHow do I register for the COVID-19 Vaccination

Individuals may bookappointments online atwww.hnhu.org/popup orby calling the HaldimandNorfolk vaccine hotlineat 519-427-5903 

YOUTH 12-17 MAY ALSO BOOKONLINE AT AN HNHU POP-UPCLINIC OR DEDICATED YOUTH &FAMILY CLINIC ADMINISTERINGPFIZER.  

Did you receive one or both of your COVID-19vaccines outside of Ontario or Canada? For moreinformation, visit Ministry of Health COVID-19 Guidancefor Individuals Vaccinated outside of Ontario/Canada 

Download Vaccination Update Flyer (pdf)

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