Ontario COVID-19 Vaccination Program – AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in pharmacies for age 55 and up
UPDATE: April 1, 2021
Starting April 1, 2021, select pharmacies across the province are booking appointments for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for eligible people ages 55 or older in 2021.You must have an appointment to get vaccinated at a participating pharmacy. Contact a participating pharmacy near you to book an appointment.
– be 55 years old or older in 2021
– have a valid Ontario health (OHIP) card or another form of valid government-issued identification
For a listing of pharmacies offering AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines click https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations
Vaccinations with the AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine at pharmacies require an appointment to be made in advance. As of April 3, eligible adults aged 55 and over (if 55 or older as of the day of vaccination or, if will be 55 or older in 2021) who are interested in booking an appointment, can visit ontario.ca/pharmacycovidvaccine to find a participating pharmacy and can contact the pharmacy to make an appointment.
Vaccinations with the AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine at primary care settings will expand according to available supply. Appointments are not being taken by request. Do not call your primary care providers to book an appointment – as of April 3, participating primary care providers in select areas will be reaching out to eligible Ontarians aged 55 or older.