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Second Dose Registration Open to 60 Years of Age and Older

Point Edward, ON – Individuals 60 years of age and older or those who received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on or before May 21 are now eligible to book second dose vaccination appointments.

Eligible individuals are asked to book their second dose appointments using LPH’s online Registration. Please be patient as our clinics are booking up quickly. If clinics are fully booked, check back often. Additional clinics will be opened as vaccine supply is confirmed.

Residents who are unable to book online may schedule their second dose appointments by contacting LPH’s Vaccine Call Centre from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at
226-254-8222.
Note: Our call volumes are extremely high at this time. If you are unable to reach
us or get a busy signal, please call back. Our agents are working diligently to answer your calls.

With an increased vaccine supply, two extra Moderna clinics are being held next week at the Wyoming Fairgrounds on Monday, June 21, and Clearwater Arena on Wednesday, June 23, for those who want a first or second dose of Moderna vaccine. The clinics will operate by appointment only from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please book your appointment and select one of these specific clinics using LPH’s online Registration or by calling the Vaccine Call Centre.

All vaccines provided as part of the Government of Ontario’s rollout deliver strong protection against COVID-19 and its variants. In addition, the National Advisory Committee on Immunizations (NACI) confirmed that mixing vaccines is a safe and effective option for Canadians. To ensure maximum protection against COVID-19, everyone is encouraged to get fully vaccinated as soon as they can.

Second doses are being scheduled according to the age-based and priority sequencing of first doses. As such, LPH is re-scheduling all original second dose appointments in an effort to reduce the interval time between the first and second doses for as many individuals as possible. Everyone is required to re-book their second vaccine appointments when eligible.

To date, a total of 102,847 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to residents of Lambton County by public health, hospitals, primary care and pharmacies. That represents 71 percent of adults (aged 18+), and 17 percent of youth aged 0-17 years old who have received one or more doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in the region.

For the latest updates on Lambton County’s COVID-19 Immunization Rollout please visit GetTheVaccine.ca.

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Please contact:

LPH-media-inquiries@county-lambton.on.ca

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