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Our COVID-19 vaccine web page features resources and materials from the City of Hamilton and Province of Ontario.


5 to 11 year olds

In an effort to increase vaccination administration and provide children protection from the impact of COVID-19, beginning Monday, January 10, 2022, all individuals in the community aged 5 to 11 can walk into select vaccine clinic locations to receive one.

Hamilton Public Health Services, along with the local school boards, will be bringing the COVID-19 vaccine to even more local residents through mobile clinics at area elementary and secondary schools. These clinics will be available to HWCDSB and HWDSB students, families and staff in each school community, plus eligible students from neighbouring schools. Children ages 5 to 11 years of age who are eligible to receive a first or second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine can walk-in to any of the clinics below.  Additional school-based clinics will continue to be added and details will be made available to families.

Upcoming Clinics:

Scheduled vaccine clinics in schools are complete at this time. Information will be shared if new clinic dates are shared.

Dose Eligible population How to access vaccine
1st or 2nd dose (2nd dose must be 8 weeks after 1st dose) Individuals born in 2016 or earlier
Individuals can get vaccinated after they turn 5 years old

12 years of age or older

Dose Eligible population How to access vaccine
1st or 2nd dose (2nd dose must be 8 weeks after 1st dose)

Check what date you are eligible for a second dose

Individuals born in 2009 or earlier who are age 12 and older

Third or booster doses for 12 years of age or older

Dose Eligible population How to access vaccine
Booster dose, minimum of 3 months (84 days) after 2nd dose

Check what date you are eligible for a booster dose

Individuals age 12 and older

Vaccination clinics for education and child care staff

Ministry of Education 

The Ministry of Education announced the dedicated vaccination clinic for education and child care staff in Hamilton.

Appointments can be scheduled through the dedicated FH Health booking website. The website includes a listing of other clinics located in nearby regions. Appointments are refreshed every hour.

These appointments are held exclusively for Ontario education and child care staff, which includes educators, custodial staff, administrative staff, and school bus drivers, and child care staff.

Staff are to bring their Health Card and proof of employment, which includes this email, a pay stub, or an employee badge.

Vaccine Appointments

Individuals age 5 and older can walk-in or book an appointment at vaccine clinics located across the city.

Learn about available locations, hours of operation and how to book at www.Hamilton.ca/GetYourVaccine.

Check the date you are eligible for a booster dose.

Learn about available locations, hours of operation and how to book at www.Hamilton.ca/GetYourVaccine.

Book your vaccine appointment online if you:

  • Have an Ontario health card (green photo health card OR red and white health card)
  • Have an email address OR a cell phone that can receive SMS messages (texts)

If you do not have access to online booking, call the COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline at 905-974-9848, option 7 to book an appointment. Residents are also encouraged to check in with their local participating pharmacies.

Information and Resources

The City of Hamilton’s website (www.hamilton.ca/coronavirus) can be translated into different languages by using the translation tool. This tool gives residents and visitors who speak other languages a way of accessing City information featured on the website.

To translate the page:

  1. Click the “Translate” feature located at the bottom of the webpage.
  2. Select one of the 51 languages available

Translation Services

Translation services are provided by the vaccine ambassadors in a number of languages, including Mandarin, Spanish, Arabic, French, Dazaga, Vietnamese, Nuer, Swahili (Kiswahili), Lingala, Thilumba, Kikongo, Urdu, and Punjabi. The vaccine ambassadors are available to answer any questions on the vaccine, assist with booking, and/or setting up a phone consult with Sick Kids or Scarborough Health Network (SHN) to speak with a physician or pediatric nurse about specific health questions related to COVID-19 vaccines. The vaccine ambassadors can be reached at vaccineambassador@hamilton.ca.

COVID-19 Hotline

Hamilton Public Health COVID-19 Hotline offers translation services in multiple languages:
COVID Hotline 905-974-9848

Other trusted resources:

Translated COVID-19 information and materials are available in multiple languages. Topics include: testing, self isolation, handwashing, mask wearing, physical distancing, hand washing and vaccinations.

The following translated COVID-19 messages are available for use in our community.

 

Updated on Monday, April 04, 2022.
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