City of Toronto to operate more than 70 COVID vaccination clinics over March break

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The City of Toronto will be operating more than 70 COVID-19 vaccination clinics over the March break.

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“We are in a good place,” Mayor John Tory said Thursday while opening a new vax clinic at 1940 Eglinton Ave. E. at what was the last regularly scheduled city COVID-19 briefing.

During March break, clinics will be operating at places where people live, study, work and play, including camps, schools, libraries and Union Station.

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“I am so pleased to see our Team Toronto partners come together to provide more than 70 convenient and accessible vaccine clinics across Toronto this March break,” Tory said.

“I urge all Torontonians who still need to get vaccinated to please take advantage of the March Break clinic locations to protect yourself and your community.”

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Toronto Public Health, along with Michael Garron Hospital, North York General Hospital and Women’s College Hospital, will host more than 70 clinics from March 14 to 20.

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Hepatitis B, HPV and meningococcal vaccines will also be offered to students in Grades 7 to 12.

“No matter how people spend their March break, there will be a clinic available to you,” Tory said.

It has been a year since Toronto’s vaccine campaign started and 90% of Toronto residents aged 12 and over have received two doses.

“We are in a position of strength. That is not the case everywhere,” Tory said.

Dr. Eileen de Villa said Toronto has come a long way, adding COVID-19 is receding but not disappearing.

“Toronto’s vaccine coverage is amongst the highest in the world,” she said. “If you have not yet done so, it is still very important to get a booster dose.”

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De Villa also said along with vaccination masks are still important in crowded indoor settings as the province moves to lifting mask requirements.

She said she is “optimistic, but mindful of the facts,” as restrictions lessen cases will go up.

“We can live well with COVID in our midst,” de Villa said.

Tory said he will continue to wear a mask in some settings.

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