News release: April 12, 2021
COVID Vaccination Appointments available for Educators
Brampton, ON. (April 12, 2021) – As of April 12, education workers who live or work in hotspots in Peel (listed below), and all special education workers who live or work in Peel, are eligible to register for vaccination by calling the provincial vaccine booking line at 1-833-943-3900.
Boards of Education have begun communicating with eligible education staff with further details.
Education workers are the first eligible group from the essential workers who cannot work from home group of Ontario COVID-19 vaccination framework. Additional workers from this critical group will become eligible in the coming weeks, once vaccine supply allows. Booking information will be shared once available.
Workplaces interested in offering their location for a potential vaccination clinic can submit their offer of space.
Other Eligible Groups – previously announced:
All vaccine clinics across Peel, including those regionally and hospital operated, offer appointments to the following eligible groups:
- Adults 60 and older
- Adults 50-59 that live in an identified hotspot community
- Eligible health care workers
- Indigenous adults and their household members 18 years and older
- People with the highest and high-risk health conditions
- Adult recipients of home care
Eligible residents can book or call 1-888-999-6488 for assistance with booking an appointment through the provincial booking system, or for information around their vaccination.
Appointment availability will be updated as vaccine supply becomes available at each clinic location.
Select pharmacies in Peel are also offering AstraZeneca vaccine to individuals aged 55 and over. Check which pharmacies in Peel are providing the vaccine. Additional pharmacies will continue to join and increase access points for vaccine across the province.
Residents can find more information about eligibility at www.peelregion.ca/coronavirus.
The select designated hot spot communities in Peel include:
- 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
Region of Peel
The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 175,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram @peelregion.ca.