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Current Eligible Populations

Targeted Vaccination Clinics

New appointment times are added daily. If you are having difficulty securing an appointment, please check back every morning for available timeslots.

For those unable to book online, help is available by contacting the booking hotline at 226-773-2200, available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Due to high call volumes, it may take multiple attempts to speak with a representative.

Adults 18+ living in one of the following “Hot Spot” Postal Codes: N8X, N8Y, N9A, N9B, N9C, N8H, N9Y.

  • Adults 18+ living in a “Hot Spot” Community MUST bring proof of address to their vaccine appointment (i.e. driver’s license, recent utility bill).
  • Windsor and Essex County residents living in “Hot Spot” areas who have been scheduled for a vaccine can contact Vets Cab at (519) 256-2621 or Sun Parlor Taxi at (519) 326-9063 to take advantage of the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce program and arrange free transportation. Residents who require wheelchair accessible taxi services can contact Checker Cab at (519) 254-7777.

New appointment times are added daily. If you are having difficulty securing an appointment, please check back every morning for available timeslots.

For those unable to book online, help is available by contacting the booking hotline at 226-773-2200, available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Due to high call volumes, it may take multiple attempts to speak with a representative.

Residents 18 years of age and older with Highest Risk, High Risk, or At-Risk Health Conditions in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s guidance.

Highest Risk Health Conditions:

  • Organ transplant recipients
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
  • Neurological diseases in which respiratory function may be compromised (e.g., motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis)
  • Haematological malignancy diagnosed < 1 year
  • Kidney disease eGFR < 30
  • One essential caregiver for above individuals
  • Pregnant Individuals
    • Pregnant individuals may choose to receive the vaccine at any time during their pregnancy. It is recommended that pregnant individuals have a discussion prior to being vaccinated with their treating health care provider or with a health care provider familiar with their pregnancy. Please see the COVID-19 Vaccination Recommendations for Special Populations for further details on COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant individuals.

High Risk Health Conditions:

  • Individuals with a Body Mass Index(BMI) >40 based on BMI calculator
  • Other treatments causing immunosuppression (e.g., chemotherapy, immunity weakening medications)
  • Intellectual or developmental disabilities (e.g., Down Syndrome)
  • One essential caregiver for individuals who require regular and sustained assistance with personal care and/or activities of daily living

At-Risk Health Conditions:

  • Immune deficiencies and autoimmune disorders
  • Stroke and cerebrovascular disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Liver disease
  • All other cancers
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Spleen problems
  • Heart disease
  • Hypertension with end organ damage
  • Diagnosed mental disorder
  • Substance use disorders
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Thalassemia
  • Immunocompromising health conditions
  • Other disabilities requiring direct support care in the community

New appointment times are added daily. If you are having difficulty securing an appointment, please check back every morning for available timeslots.

For those unable to book online, help is available by contacting the booking hotline at 226-773-2200, available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Due to high call volumes, it may take multiple attempts to speak with a representative.


Second Dose Appointments

There are a limited number of exceptions to the 16-week extended interval between the first and second vaccine dose. The following patients should receive their second dose at the product monograph recommended interval:

  1. on stable, active treatment for malignant hematologic disorders;
  2. nonhematologic malignant solid tumors;
  3. transplant recipients (including solid organ transplants and hematopoietic stem cell transplants), given evidence of reduced immune response to vaccination in these individuals; and,
  4. Individuals undergoing hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.

If you meet the above criteria, you can book a second dose appointment by calling 226-773-2200 and indicate you are eligible for a shortened dose interval. You will require a letter from the hospital clinic/specialist to confirm that you are eligible to get a second dose appointment at the monograph interval, identifying the reason for the exception. You are required to bring the letter to your first dose and second dose appointments.

Please note that caregivers are not be eligible for the shortened second dose interval. For additional information, view Vaccine Clinical Advisory Group Recommendations on Exceptions to Extended Dose Intervals for COVID-19 vaccines.

Health Care Workers 18 years of age and older in the Highest, Very High, or High priority categories in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s guidance.

New appointment times are added daily. If you are having difficulty securing an appointment, please check back every morning for available timeslots.

For those unable to book online, help is available by contacting the booking hotline at 226-773-2200, available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Due to high call volumes, it may take multiple attempts to speak with a representative.

Residents 18 years of age and older in the first and second group of essential workers who cannot work from home in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s guidance.

Group 1

  • Education staff who provide direct supports to students with complex special needs are defined as those who support students who meet one or more of the following criteria:
    • Who require support with activities of daily living, including health and safety measures
    • Are unable to wear masks for medical reasons
    • Have complex medical needs
    • Cannot be accommodated through remote learning
  • Elementary/secondary school workers (including educators, custodial, school bus drivers, and administrative staff)
  • Workers responding to critical events (including police, fire, special constables, children’s aid society workers, emergency management, critical infrastructure restoration workers)
  • Enforcement, inspection and compliance roles (including by-law enforcement, building inspectors, food inspectors, animal welfare inspectors, border inspection officers, labour inspectors / WSIB field workers)
  • Individuals working in childcare as follows:
    • All licensees, employees and students over age 18 on an educational placement who interact daily with children in licensed childcare centres and in authorized recreation and skill building programs.
    • Licensed home child care and in-home service providers, employees of a home child care agency and students over age 18 on an educational placement.
  • Foster care agency workers (including customary care providers)
  • Food manufacturing and distribution workers
  • Agriculture and farm workers
  • Funeral, crematorium and cemetery workers

Group 2

  • Essential and critical retail workers (including grocery, foodbank and non-clinical pharmacy workers, ServiceOntario workers, ServiceCanada and Passport Canada workers, wholesalers and general goods, restaurant workers, LCBO)
  • Workers in manufacturing industries directly involved in supporting the COVID19 response, construction including infrastructure, and other essential businesses and services where facilities are at heightened risk for COVID-19 outbreaks and spread
  • Social workers and other social services staff providing in-person client services (including youth justice workers, OW and ODSP case workers)
  • Courts and justice system workers (including probation and parole workers)
  • Transportation, warehousing and distribution workers (including public transit workers, truck drivers supporting essential services, marine and rail cargo and maintenance, highway maintenance)
  • Electricity (including workers employed in system operations, generation, transmission, distribution and storage)
  • Communications infrastructure workers (including cellular, satellite, landline, internet, public safety radio)
  • Water and wastewater management workers
  • Financial services workers (bank branch staff)
  • Veterinarians and veterinary teams
  • Waste management workers
  • Oil and petroleum workers (including those working in petroleum refineries; those involved in the storage, transmission and distribution of crude oil and petroleum products and those needed for the retail sale of fuel)
  • Natural gas and propane gas workers (including those working in the compression, storage, transmission and distribution of natural gas and propane)
  • Mine workers (including those needed to ensure the continued operation of active mines)
  • Uranium processing workers (those working in the refining and conversion of uranium, and fabrication of fuel for nuclear power plants)

New appointment times are added daily. If you are having difficulty securing an appointment, please check back every morning for available timeslots.

For those unable to book online, help is available by contacting the booking hotline at 226-773-2200, available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Due to high call volumes, it may take multiple attempts to speak with a representative.

Additional Information

Essential workers are required to provide Proof of Employment upon arrival at the vaccination clinic. If you arrive without Proof of Identification and Employment you will be turned away at the clinic. Examples of proof of employment:

  • An employee ID badge stating your name.
  • A copy of your regulated college number (electronic or printed).
  • A paystub (electronic or printed).
  • A letter from your employer stating you are employed by them.

Eligible residents will be contacted by a partnering agency.

Pharmacy Vaccination

Booking an Appointment

Select pharmacies in Windsor and Essex County are booking appointments for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for eligible adults aged 40 and older. To book an appointment, contact one of the participating pharmacies.

Pharmacy Vaccinations are by appointment only. Walk-ins are not permitted.

Locations of Participating Pharmacies

View Participating Pharmacies

Pharmacy COVID-19 Vaccination Frequently Asked Questions.

Booking an Appointment

As part of Ontario’s 3-Week Pilot Program, 100 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be delivered per week to participating pharmacies in Windsor-Essex “Hot Spot” Communities and administered to eligible adults aged 18 and older living in one of the following “Hot Spot” Postal Codes: N8X, N8Y, N9A, N9B, N9C, N8H, and N9Y. To book an appointment, contact one of the participating pharmacies.

Pharmacy Vaccinations are by appointment only. Walk-ins are not permitted.

Locations of Participating Pharmacies

View Participating Pharmacies

Additional Information

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should not attend your appointment. Please contact the pharmacy to cancel your appointment. Visit the Government of Ontario website for additional information.

Pharmacy COVID-19 Vaccination Frequently Asked Questions.


Second Dose Appointments

The length of time between your first and second vaccine dose is 16 weeks.

You will be notified when you are eligible to book your second dose, and given instructions for how to book. When making your second dose appointment, you will be able to choose the location, date, and time from a selection of options available at the time.

Please note: The second dose interval of 16 weeks cannot be shortened, except for very limited medical exceptions. We are unable to accommodate requests for earlier appointments at this time.


Targeted Vaccination Clinics

New appointment times are added daily. If you are having difficulty securing an appointment, please check back every morning for available timeslots.

For those unable to book online, help is available by contacting the booking hotline at 226-773-2200, available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Due to high call volumes, it may take multiple attempts to speak with a representative.

Targeted Vaccination clinics are by appointment only. Walk-ins are not permitted.

Book an Appointment

Locations of Local Targeted Vaccination Clinics

Windsor

Windsor Family Credit Union (WFCU) Centre
8787 McHugh Street
Windsor, ON N8S 0A1
St. Clair College Sportsplex
2000 Talbot Road West
Windsor, ON N9G 2E4
Windsor Hall (former Windsor Star building)
167 Ferry St
Windsor, ON N9A 0C5
Moy Medical Center
1407 Ottawa St
Windsor, ON N8X 2G1

Leamington

Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre (former Sherk Centre)
249 Sherk Street
Leamington , ON N8H 4X7

Amherstburg

Libro Credit Union Centre
3295 Meloche Rd
Amherstburg, ON N9V 2Y8

Transportation Options

Windsor and Essex County residents living in “Hot Spot” areas who have been scheduled for a vaccine can contact Vets Cab at (519) 256-2621 or Sun Parlor Taxi at (519) 326-9063 to take advantage of the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce program and arrange free transportation. Residents who require wheelchair accessible taxi services can contact Checker Cab at (519) 254-7777.

Transit Windsor is currently offering a Vaccine Free Ride program for all individuals requiring transportation services. This service provides free round-trip service to those being vaccinated – simply let the bus operator know you are traveling to or from your vaccination appointment to receive your free trip. Please use the Transit Windsor website to help you in plan your trip.

Additional Information

There will be wheelchairs on site for individuals to use if needed. Free parking will be available. View additional parking information for St. Clair College SportsPlex and Windsor Hall. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should not attend a clinic. Please follow the instructions online to cancel your appointment.

Targeted Vaccination Clinics Frequently Asked Questions



What to Expect

How to prepare for and what to expect the day of your COVID-19 vaccine appointment:

What to know about your
COVID-19 vaccine appointment

What to expect after receiving the vaccine and things to remember:

COVID-19 Vaccination After Care


Vaccine Appointment Timeline:



  • COVID-19 Screening &
    Registration

    5 to 10
    minutes
  • Wait
    Time

    0 to 10
    minutes
  • Medical
    Screening

    5
    minutes
  • Vaccine
    Administration

    5
    minutes
  • Post-Vaccination
    Monitoring

    15 to 30
    minutes

Total Time: 30 to 60 minutes

Yes, a family member can assist you in filling out the online booking form. For those unable to book online, help is available by contacting the booking hotline at 226-773-2200. Due to high call volumes, it may take multiple attempts to speak with a representative.

Yes. If you do not have an OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan) card, you can still get a vaccine by presenting another form of a government issued-photo ID such as a driver’s license, passport, Status Card or other provincial health cards. You do not have to be a Canadian citizen to receive a vaccine if you are a current resident of Windsor-Essex and in an eligible group. For those unable to book online, help is available by contacting the booking hotline at 226-773-2200. Due to high call volumes, it may take multiple attempts to speak with a representative.

The WECHU and community partners recognize that some members of our community may have difficulties attending a vaccine appointment outside of their residence. We continue to work with community partners to plan for vaccinations for these individuals.

Yes. Vaccines are only available to those who meet the eligibility criteria, but one caregiver can be at the appointment for support. 

Visit our vaccine page for information about COVID-19 vaccines, vaccination timeline and distribution plan, local vaccination statistics, frequently asked questions, and more.

The targeted vaccination clinics are currently providing either doses of Pfizer or Moderna depending on vaccine supply. Please visit wechu.org/cv/vaccine to learn more about the vaccines currently authorized by Health Canada.  If you have any concerns about whether a COVID-19 vaccine is right for you, please contact your health care provider.

Pharmacy COVID-19 Vaccination FAQs

Yes. If you do not have an OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan) card, you can still get a vaccine by presenting another form of a government issued-photo ID such as a driver’s license, passport, Status Card or other provincial health cards.

All four vaccines are effective at preventing severe, symptomatic infection with COVID-19. The AstraZeneca vaccine is highly effective at preventing hospitalization and death from COVID-19. Even one dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine can lower the risk of a COVID-19 infection leading to hospitalization. The best way to prevent COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations in Canada is to increase population immunity. The more people who receive vaccines, the more we will be able to reduce or prevent community spread.

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine: What you should know.

Visit our vaccine page for information about COVID-19 vaccines, vaccination timeline and distribution plan, local vaccination statistics, frequently asked questions, and more.

The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is being administered through the participating pharmacies to eligible residents 40 years and older. Additionally, as part of Ontario’s 3-Week Pilot Program, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are being administered through select participating pharmacies to eligible residents 18 years and older living in a “Hot Spot” Postal Code. Please visit wechu.org/cv/vaccine to learn more about the vaccines currently available. If you have any concerns about whether a vaccine is right for you, please contact your health care provider.

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