News Release: Upcoming Changes to Mass Vaccination Clinics and Boosters Available for 12 - 17 Year Olds
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For Immediate Release
Friday, February 18, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. | Windsor and Essex County
Upcoming Changes to Mass Vaccination Clinics
Grovedale Arts and Cultural Centre (Kingsville) and Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare clinic to close over the coming weeks. Devonshire Mall clinic to expand as a “catch up” vaccination clinic for children.
As the province prepares to further ease public health restrictions, residents are reminded that it is not too late to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at a mass vaccination clinic before the following transitions occur in the coming weeks:
Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare’s Mass Vaccination Site in the Dr. Y Emara Centre for Healthy Aging and Mobility, located at 1453 Prince Road, will continue to operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. until Thursday, February 24th, the last day of operation.
Grovedale Arts and Cultural Centre Mass Vaccination Site, located at 103 Park Street in Kingsville, will continue to be open for appointment and walk-ins on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and Wednesdays to Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. until Saturday, March 5th, the last day of operation.
Devonshire Mall’s Mass Vaccination Site at 3050 Howard Ave (former SEARS location at the north end of the mall) continues to be open Monday through Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m until Friday, March 4. This clinic will then temporarily transition to include a catch up Vaccination Clinic for other types of vaccinations under the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) as well as continue to offer walk-in appointments for COVID-19 1st, 2nd and 3rd vaccinations. Appointment bookings for this site will be for ISPA based vaccinations only. The clinic will be closed March 5th , 6th , and 7th and will open with the new hours of operation on March 8th which are Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday to Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
“On behalf of the WECHU, I would like to thank our community partners who have supported the operations of the mass vaccination clinics at Devonshire Mall, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, Grovedale Arts and Cultural Centre, and all the other community partners that stepped up to serve our community throughout the pandemic. Through our collective efforts, we were able to make vaccinations available to residents living across Windsor and Essex County and reduce the burden of COVID-19 in the community,” said Nicole Dupuis, CEO for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit.
Boosters Available for 12-17 year olds
As of this morning, individuals between the age of 12 to 17 will be able to receive their third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario. To be eligible for a third dose, individuals in this age group must have received their second dose at least 168 days (6 months) ago.
Any eligible resident can get their third dose by appointment or walk-in at the mass immunization clinics in Windsor and Essex County:
- Devonshire mall (3050 Howard Avenue, Windsor)
- Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (1453 Prince Road, Windsor)
- Grovedale Arts and Cultural Centre (103 Park Street, Kingsville)
For the most up-to-date information on vaccine clinics, hours of operation, dose eligibility, or to book an appointment, please visit wevax.ca. For assistance booking an appointment, call 226-773-2200. Free transportation, childcare and accessibility supports are available to help individuals attend a vaccination location. View the available supports on our website.
Please do not attend your appointment if you are sick or have been asked to self-isolate. When attending a site to receive a vaccine, please bring your Ontario health card or another form of government-issued photo identification.