COVID-19 XBB vaccine is now widely available to everyone in our community at pharmacies and health care providers.
The WECHU is offering a limited number of appointments to get COVID-19 XBB vaccination for individuals in the following priority groups identified by the Ontario Ministry of Health:
- Pregnant individuals
- Individuals ≥ 65 years of age
- All children 6 months to 4 years of age
- Individuals who are from a First Nation, Inuit or Métis community, and/or who self-identify as First Nation, Inuit, or Métis, and their household members
- Individuals 6 months of age and older with underlying health conditions per NACI recommendations
- Members of racialized and other equity deserving communities
- Health care workers and first responders
Eligibility to receive the COVID-19 vaccine is limited to those who have not had a dose of COVID-19 vaccine or a confirmed COVID-19 infection within the last 6 months. Individuals 6 months and older may receive a COVID-19 vaccine at the same time, or at any time before or after, other vaccines. Flu shots will be offered to eligible individuals during their COVID-19 vaccination appointment. Fluzone® Quadrivalent or FluLaval Tetra vaccine products are available at the WECHU clinics. Contact your health care provider for Fluzone® High Dose flu vaccine.
Stay up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations by following the provincial recommended doses based on eligibility .
If you have received a COVID-19 vaccine(s) not authorized by Health Canada, please visit the Public Health Agency of Canada for the recommended doses to be up-to-date.
Learn about Health Canada’s authorized COVID-19 Vaccines.
Where to get Vaccinated
Public Health Clinics
Free parking is available behind the Circle K at Erie Street and Ouellette.
Free parking is available in front of the Central 33 office building.
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW BEFORE COMING TO THE CLINIC?
- Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment.
- Mask or face coverings are recommended at the vaccination site.
- 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.
- Children aged 11 and under must be accompanied by their custodial parent or guardian to receive a vaccine and will be required to present a health card or other form of identification.
- Stay home if you or your child is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or are not feeling well. Rebook the appointment when they are feeling well.
- Visit the Government of Ontario website for what to expect when you get a COVID-19 vaccine.
ONLY eligible individuals can book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Or call 519-258-2146.
Accessibility & Childcare Supports
A variety of local support is available to help residents attend a vaccination clinic.
Interpretation services are available at public health and pop-up vaccination sites in ALL languages.
For community supports for language and interpretation, call 2-1-1.
Families who qualify can utilize free childcare service while they attend a pre-scheduled vaccination appointment.
The ‘Be Back Soon’ program run by Connections Early Years Family Centre, funded through Pathway to Potential, provides no-cost, unlicensed short-term childcare for qualifying parents with young children by Registered Early Childhood educators.
This program is also available to families living in “Hot Spot” postal code areas of N8X, N8Y, N9A, N9B, N9C, N8H, and N9Y.
This childcare is provided at the Connections Early Years Family Centre (795 Giles Blvd E, Windsor, N9A 4E5).
For more information or to book an appointment for childcare services, contact Connections at 519-252-9696.
Please note: Connections Early Years Family Centre does not administer vaccines.