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Indigenous Vaccine access

Call Auntie 437-703-8703 if you need support to sign up!

Indigenous-led Community Vaccine Clinics

Anishnawbe health

AHT runs a drop-in vaccine clinic every Thursday from 9:30am - until they run out of vaccine at 179 Gerrard St East. No appointment necessary, vaccines are on a first come first serve basis. All Indingeous adults 16+ are welcome - adults with prioroity 55+ are brought to the front of the line.

Additional vaccination clinic dates will be posted on their Facebook page.

Call 416-920-2605 if you have any questions.

https://aht.ca/covid-19-vaccination-drop-in-clinic/

Auduzhe Mino Nesewinong

Auduzhe Mino Nesewinong runs vaccine clinics on most Tuesdays and Saturdays.


This vaccination clinic is open to ANY INDIGENOUS ADULT over 16 years old - First Nations, Inuit and Metis people, regardless of status or registration - all are welcome, including family members, and close contacts living in the same household.


This clinic will be providing the Pfizer Vaccine which requires 2 doses minimum 3 weeks apart. Community members can indicate when they book whether it is their first dose OR their second dose.


*If you are unable to make you appointment, please cancel so the appointment can be offered to another community member. Demand is still very high for vaccines.

Dates and appointments are contingent on vaccine availability and dates will be released as vaccine inventory is confirmed. Please check back as new dates are released regularly and a booking link will be posted as dates are released.

If you have questions call 416-654-4181 or email appointments@healthybreathing.co

Auduzhe maintains a waitlist for people who want to be called if there is a last minute opening on a vaccine day - sign up below

Auduzhe & Waakebiness Bryce @ u of T

Auduzhe Mino Nesewinong has partnered with Waakebiness-Bryce at U of T and UHN for an Indigenous Vaccination Day on Saturday, May 1 from 10am - 4pm


This vaccination clinic is open to ANY INDIGENOUS ADULT over 16 years old - First Nations, Inuit and Metis people, regardless of status or registration - all are welcome, including close contacts living in the same household.


This clinic will be providing the Pfizer Vaccine which requires 2 doses minimum 3 weeks apart. Community members may sign up for their first dose and any Indigenous person who received a first dose of Pfizer on April 10 or earlier may sign up for their second dose.


Indicate if this is your first or second dose during registration.

Click on the button below and use this code to sign up: May1-IA


Auduzhe and Waakebiness-Bryce staff and volunteers will be on site to greet you, help navigate through the clinic and make sure you are treated well. We will be doing an opening and closing for the day and smudging will be available.

Getting there

By Car: address is 255 McCaul St. - near College St. and University Ave.

By TTC:

  • Walking distance from Queen's Park Subway

Call Auntie if you have questions or need support to sign up.


Hospital Based INDIGENOUS FOCUSED Vaccine Clinics

sunnybrook

Auduzhe Mino Nesewinong has partnered with Sunnybrook Hospital for Indigenous Vaccination Days


This vaccination clinic is open to ANY INDIGENOUS ADULT over 16 years old - First Nations, Inuit and Metis people, regardless of status or registration - all are welcome, including close contacts living in the same household.


Sunnybrook will be providing the Pfizer Vaccine which requires 2 doses minimum 3 weeks apart.


Community members may sign up for their first dose and any Indigenous person who received a first dose of Pfizer on April 17 or earlier may sign up for their second dose.


Auduzhe staff and volunteers will be on site to greet you, help navigate through the clinic and make sure you are treated well. We will be doing an opening and closing for the day and smudging will be available. There may even be tasty treat on your way out.

Getting there -

By Car: address is 2075 Bayview Ave - Parking is FREE: bring your ticket into the clinic to be validated.

By Bus:

  • Route 11 from Davisville Station

  • Route 124 from Lawrence Station

  • Get off the bus at bus stop: Raab blvd (K & L wings of hospital)

By Wheeltrans: Asked to be dropped off at the entrance to E Wing, near Raab Blvd & Hospital Rd

Info Sheet: click link at top of page for further practical information

Call Auntie if you have questions or need support to sign up.

Unity health - St Mike's & St Joe's

Unity Health has two vaccine clinics operating – one at St Michael's Hospital and one at St Joseph's Health Centre. Appointments can be booked for eligible groups, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit people over 16, though an online hospital based portal or though a call centre 1-888-385-1910.

Unity Health has allocated specific spots for Indigenous Adults who self-identify during the booking process.

Information: https://unityhealth.to/covid-19-vaccination-at-unity-health/

Michael Garron Hospital

The COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for First Nations, Inuit and Metis adults at Michael Garron Hospital is a comfortable environment for community members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. A sacred pipe and smudging ceremony will be conducted at the clinic before it opens. For those that wish to smudge, traditional sacred medicines will be available before or after their vaccination. In addition, our dedicated team of clinic staff and Aboriginal community members are available to address any questions or concerns.

The clinic will run on Wednesday’s from 8AM-4PM at Michael Garron Hospital. You will then be invited to book an appointment. Alternatively, you can phone our COVID-19 Vaccine Booking Office to book an appointment directly at 437-537-5131.


General Vaccine Clinics

Hospital clinics

Hospitals all around the GTA offer vaccine clinics and INDIGENOUS ADULTS over 16 are eligible to receive the vaccine.

It is not appropriate for hospital staff to ask for a status card, it is appropriate that they ask for ID.

city Immunization clinics

Toronto Public Health is runnign vaccine clinics in various locations throughout the city.

Locations: https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/covid-19-protect-yourself-others/covid-19-vaccines/covid-19-how-to-get-vaccinated/?accordion=city-immunization-clinics

scarborough vaccine clinics

Scarborough has specific information about vaccine access here: https://www.scarboroughcovidvaccineclinic.ca

If you are born between 1981 or before

Shoppers Drug Mart

Shoppers is offering AstraZeneca Vaccine at select locations to people born between 1957-1961. You must call your preferred store to make an appointment - stores offering this are listed in the link below.

rexall pharmacy

Select Rexall Pharmacies in the Toronto have been selected to administer the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to eligible patients.

Rexall has set up a "waitlist" booking platform in order to help us book appointments for eligible patients as we receive vaccines. We will notify you when you are eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccine with Rexall. Appointments will be limited and being on the waitlist does not guarantee an appointment due to limited supply of vaccine.