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COVID-19 Vaccines for Health Care Professionals

​​COVID-19 vaccination in our communities will be a joint effort requiring input from many partners. The roll-out of the vaccine in our area will be implemented according to Ministry of Health’s vaccine distribution plan. This page will be updated regularly as information and resources are made available.

Current Status

Public health is working with local health care providers to vaccinate residents, staff and essential care givers in long term care homes and Elder care homes. In additon highest and very high health care workers have begun being vaccinated. The next population to be vaccinated is those aged 80+, and we expect to start booking appointments in mid March. We encourage HCP to have conversations now with patients who require it so they are ready to get the vaccine when it is available to them. 

To support vaccination planning, we have established local planning groups that cover each of the regions in our area. These groups meet weekly and are comprised mainly of health care providers due to the initial focus on long term care homes and because health care workers are a priority population after that. We expect to broaden our planning to include other partners as we enter new phases of the roll-out plan and begin planning mass immunization clinics over time.

If you have questions or are looking for more information, please see the links below or contact us at talkpublichealth@nwhu.on.ca​

COVID-19 Vacci​ne Resources


Educational reso​urces for health ​c​are providers
Document​​ Sour​ce
​Ministry of Health (MOH) Education Documents:
​Ontario MOH

​Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments Portal​ PHAC
COVID-19 vaccine safety: Weekly report on adverse effects following immunization​​​ ​Health Canada
Library of COVID-19 immunization resources for health care providers​ ​Immunize Canada
NACI statements PHAC​
Vaccine product monographs:
​PHAC​

Prioritization Resources
Document​​ Sour​ce
Guidance for Prioritizing Health Care Workers for COVID-19 Vaccination
Ontario MOH
Ethical framework for COVID-19 vaccine distribution​ ​Ontario MOH


www.CVDvaccine.c​a  Vaccine Toolkit

Please visit www.CVDvaccine.ca before handling your vaccine shipment to review the following resources:

Videos

​Last updated: 3/8/2021​​​​​​​


 

 

Primary Care Registry for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Are you a health care professional who has the authority to administer COVID-19 vaccine without a medical directive? Visit our Primary Care Registry for Health Professionals​ page​ to learn how you can help out with COVID-19 vaccinations!​