COVID-19 Vaccine- York Region Residents, Canada’s Wonderland Drive-Thru
** York region residents, who are age 60 years and up, are invited to book online appointments for the COVID vaccine (Pfizer/Moderna). Please ask friends or family to assist you if you are having difficulty. You will need Date of Birth and Home Address information to book. Some sites will require health card numbers.
York Region Residents who live in the following Postal Code areas, age 35-59 years, can now book for the COVID vaccine (Pfizer/Moderna): L4L, L6A, L4K, L4J and L3S
Age 50 and up in the following Postal Codes: L0J, L4B, L4E, L4H, L4J, L4K, L4L, L6A, L3S, L3T, L6B, L6C, L6E
Highest Risk and High Risk Conditions, with one caregiver can also book now [No Notes required from your doctor].
Canada’s Wonderland Drive-Thru (By appointment only) is now available to book through York Region Link below for eligible groups.
**If you know a senior who is eligible, please reach out to them to offer assistance with online booking and/or transportation**. Family and Friends can book for others. Proof of age and address are required at the time of appointment. Walk-in appointments are not available. Appointments are refreshed daily, so keep checking online.
Other Residents in GTA (60 years and up for Toronto and Peel Residents, effective April 2)
Ontario Wide Provincial Booking System (includes all regions with varying eligibilities)
If you need assistance booking, call: 1-844-301-8080
Phase 2 Rollout: which medical conditions are highest risk/high risk/at risk, which groups are priority due to work. See Appendix B
Residents are asked to not visit the vaccination clinic without an appointment, as they will be turned away.
All vaccine clinic locations are accessible facilities with accessible parking and public washrooms. A mask is required when entering the clinics and physical distancing must be maintained from others attending the clinic. Those receiving a vaccine are asked to wear a short sleeve shirt for easy access to your upper arm to receive the vaccine.
Those with any health concerns related to receiving the vaccine are encouraged to speak with their health-care provider before booking an appointment.
For those seniors who live in East York Region, and require assistance with car transportation to COVID Vaccination site: CHATS iRIDE transportation program is available. CHATS will do their best to arrange a drive for you, based on availability. Please call at least 48 hours in advance. More information about CHATS can be found at www.chats.on.ca. or Call 1-844-IRIDE-01 (1-844-474-3301).
Click here for a volunteer service that offers assistance to Markham Resident Seniors with COVID vaccine bookings and transportation.
Understandably, a large volume of interest is expected for vaccines for this priority group. We urge everyone to remain patient.
Check here often for eligibility groups that are being invited for vaccination.
We understand how frustrating this may be, but ask that you remain patient. Due to the high volume of inquiries, please do not call or email us regarding the COVID vaccine timing for your scenario.
The vaccine will NOT be given at our office, at this stage.
To prepare for the COVID vaccine, please inform yourself with the following documents:
COVID vaccine Consent Form from the Ministry of Health.
Now is a good time to register for Health Myself for our email blasts, if not already. Please email us if you are interested in registering for the Health Myself Portal.
All the physicians at Thornhill Medical Centre recommend the COVID-19 vaccine for all eligible patients (see below for more information).
The current available vaccines (Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna) are approved for those over aged 16-18 years, and who have no known allergy to their vaccine components. There are some medical conditions like pregnancy/breastfeeding, immune compromised states or immune suppressive medications and allergies, that may require more discussion with your doctor. Review more information here about who can get the vaccine and special precautions.
If you have specific questions about whether you can receive the vaccine when available, please inquire with your family doctor or specialist directly.