Information and resources related to COVID-19 Vaccines for Health Care Workers.
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Vaccination is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread and reduce the impact of infectious diseases.
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are used to prevent COVID-19 and have been approved by Health Canada.
The Government of Ontario has developed a three-phase vaccine distribution plan which sets the order and priorities for distribution for local public health units to follow.
Vaccines work by teaching your immune system how to produce natural protection that helps you from becoming sick if you are exposed to the virus in the future. You will not get COVID-19 from the vaccine.
Public Health Ontario has released the latest estimates for immunization coverage and Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA)-antigen exemptions at the Health Unit level. The following is a brief summary of the key findings relevant to Windsor and Essex County (WEC).