News Release: Mass Vaccination Clinic Being Offered in West Windsor in January
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For Immediate Release
Thursday, December 23, 2021 | 3:00 p.m. | Windsor and Essex County
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), in partnership with Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH), will be opening a mass vaccination clinic at the Dr. Y Emara Centre for Healthy Aging and Mobility located near the back of the campus in West Windsor beginning on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
The clinic, located at 1453 Prince Road in the City of Windsor, will have appointments available from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday; and from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday. This mass vaccination site will be providing first, second and third doses through appointment only, with no walk-ins being permitted at this time. Booking of appointments will start on Wednesday, December 29 at 8 a.m. For booking information and additional information on eligibility, visit www.WEVax.ca or call 226-773-2200.
“As has been HDGH’s approach since the onset of the pandemic, we are happy and eager to help our partners with our local pandemic response, furthering our vision to create a healthier community. The added vaccine clinic on our west-end campus will help do just that,” said Janice Kaffer, HDGH President & CEO. “It is especially important right now that our community make it a priority to receive their first, second or third (booster) dose of COVID-19 as we continue to manage this 5th wave.”
Ward 2 Councillor for the City of Windsor, Fabio Costante said, "I am pleased and grateful that Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare was chosen as a mass vaccination clinic for residents in our community and in particular residents in the west-end. This site will provide access to many west-end residents during this critical time in our fight against COVID-19."
COVID-19 vaccines are available through local participating pharmacies, the Devonshire Mall mass vaccination site (by appointment), Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre (by appointment starting December 29 at 8 a.m.), Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (by appointment starting December 29 @ 8 a.m.), through participating healthcare providers, and at community pop-up vaccination clinics. Third dose appointments are available for those over the age of 18 and must be scheduled three months (or 84 days) after a second dose.
Eligible residents are also encouraged to contact their healthcare provider or local pharmacist to address any concerns or questions they may have before scheduling an appointment.
Please do not attend your appointment or a vaccination clinic if you are sick or have been asked to self-isolate. If you do not have a health card, you can still get a vaccine by presenting another form of a government issued-photo identification.