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All adult Peel residents can book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment starting May 6

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Brampton, ON. (May 5, 2021)  – Today, Dr. Lawrence Loh, Peel’s Medical Officer of Health and Mississauga Mayor, Bonnie Crombie announced that as of Thursday, May 6, at 8 a.m., all 11 mass vaccine clinics in Peel  Region  will  accept bookings for individuals  who live in Peel and are 18 years of age and older at the time of vaccination.

This expansion opens eligibility for 50,000 residents who do not live in hot spots and have not yet had the opportunity to be vaccinated and makes all residents in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon who are 18 years or older, eligible for vaccination.

Dr. Lawrence Loh, Peel’s Medical Officer of Health

Now is the time for every adult Peel resident to access vaccine. We are thrilled to have vaccine supply to enhance our mass vaccination efforts and offer protection to everyone over 18 who lives in Peel Region. This is a very important step in our fight against COVID-19, as we work towards vaccinating our community as quickly as possible.

Dr. Lawrence Loh, Medical Officer of Health

As one of the hardest hit communities in the province, this announcement extends the vital protection provided by vaccination to all adult Peel residents.

Here’s How to Book a Vaccine in Peel

NEW: Residents 18-49 – non-hotspot

Residents of Peel who are aged 18-49 but do not live in a provincially-identified hotspot postal code must book an appointment online using the Region of Peel’s booking system. If you need help booking, call the Region of Peel COVID-19 Vaccination Line at 905-791-5202, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week.

The postal codes for this booking system are as follows:

  • L4V, L4Y
  • L5E, L5G, L5H, L5J
  • L7E, L7K

Residents 18+ – hotspot

As announced on Monday by the province, Peel residents 18+ and that live in provincially-identified hotspot postal codes should continue to use Ontario’s vaccine booking system or call the Provincial Vaccine Booking Line at 1-833-943-3900 (TTY 1-866-797-0007).

The provincial hotspot postal codes are as follows:

  • L4T, L4W, L4X, L4Z
  • L5A, L5B, L5C, L5K, L5L, L5M, L5N, L5R, L5V, L5W
  • L6P, L6R, L6S, L6T, L6V, L6W, L6X, L6Y, L6Z
  • L7A, L7C

All residents 50+

All residents who are 50+ can use Ontario’s booking system, regardless of postal code.

Given the interest and demand to book appointments at our clinics, residents are encouraged to book as soon as possible. We ask for patience in booking as given the scale of this effort, there may be wait times to access the website or call centres. Appointments may only be available on a timeline beyond the next few days as we work to provide this protection to all of our residents. In almost all cases, the fastest way to book an appointment is online, which provides real-time availability. Appointments for all Peel postal codes can also be booked at hospital run clinics in Peel.

Adults 65 years or older and people of any age who have transportation barriers can use TransHelp, free of charge, to get to their vaccine appointment. You don’t need to be a TransHelp client to use this service. Call 905-791-1015 at least 48 hours before your appointment to make your booking.

Homebound residents who live in Peel and cannot physically leave their home to receive the vaccine due to medical, social, or other cognitive reasons can complete this form and they will be contacted to book an in-home appointment.

SOURCE Region of Peel

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