Adults and children aged 12 and up can get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine today at a pop-up vaccination clinic at city hall. The clinic is open to residents of all postal codes in Toronto.
Those who waited in line for a shot were also given ice cream in Nathan Phillips Square. Over the long weekend, the mayor said, approximately 5,000 appointments are still available at city-run mass immunization sites to help ramp up vaccinations in Toronto.
Over the weekend, the city announced that an additional 19,000 vaccine appointments would be made available at city-run mass immunizations. The mayor of Toronto stated that the goal is to get people vaccinated so that “we can keep people healthy first and foremost, but also so that we can reach those threshold levels put in place by the province to allow the city to reopen.”