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COVID-19 for health professionals

Available resources and updates

COVID-19 vaccines

Together with the health system and our community partners, we're vaccinating Peel residents. Refer to COVID-19 vaccine for more information.

Expression of interest by primary care clinics for COVID-19 vaccination

Physicians are a trusted source of vaccine information and play an important role in supporting public health efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to Peel residents. Primary care and community pediatric clinics are encouraged to administer COVID-19 vaccines in their practices. Refer to more information on providing vaccinations at primary care sites.

Reporting an adverse event following COVID-19 vaccine

The most commonly reported side effects after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine are local reactions including pain, redness or swelling at the infection site, tiredness, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, chills, and mild fever.

If a patient is showing signs of having an adverse reaction after being given the COVID-19 vaccine:

Serious side effects after receiving the vaccine are rare. However, if a person develops any serious symptoms or symptoms that could be an allergic reaction, they should seek medical attention right away or call 911 if they are severely unwell.

Other information

Peel Public Health resources

COVID-19 vaccine resources

Infection prevention and control resources

Additional resources

Questions? Contact us at 905-799-7700, Caledon 905-584-2216 and follow the prompts for health care providers. Our call centre hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.