NEWS RELEASE: “Destination Vaccination” Bus Locations on Thursday and Friday
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Wednesday, September 1, 2021 | 4 p.m. | Windsor and Essex County
In an effort to increase vaccination rates, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has partnered with Transit Windsor on “Destination Vaccination”, a program which makes it convenient for residents of Windsor and Essex County to receive a vaccine close to home by bringing nurses on the road to administer shots in key locations using a city bus.
On Thursday, September 2, 2021 the bus will be in the Municipality of Leamington at the following locations:
- Stop 1 - 33 Princess Street from 11 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m.
- Stop 2 - Seacliff Park from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
On Friday, September 3rd, 2021 the bus will be in the following locations in the City of Windsor throughout the day (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.):
- Stop 1 - Dieppe Gardens (78 Riverside Drive, West)
- Stop 2 - John Atkinson Memorial Centre (4270 Alice Street)
- Stop 3 - Forest Glade Arena (3205 Forest Glade Drive)
For updates on the buses location, including when it will move between locations, follow the health unit on Facebook and Twitter (@TheWECHU).
Individuals born in 2009 or earlier looking to receive a first or second dose COVID-19 vaccine, to do so at the Devonshire Mall (former Sears store) mass vaccination site which is open from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Walk-ins or appointments are available at that site. In addition, select participating pharmacies and healthcare providers are also offering COVID-19 vaccines in Windsor and Essex County and must be contacted directly to schedule an appointment.
For comprehensive information about COVID-19 vaccines including facts, myths, FAQs, vaccination statistics, and more, please visit wechu.org.