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COVID-19 Vaccines for Health Care Professionals

​​COVID-19 vaccination in our communities is 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. 

Current Status

Mass immunization clinics are now taking place across the region. Public health is working with local health care providers to vaccinate eligible populations as per the Ministry's Vaccine Distribution Plan. Learn more about how who is currently eligible and how to book a shot, here​

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

​​ ​​Immunization Documents
Docum​ent​​ Sour​ce
Ministry of Health (MOH) Resources:
​​O​​ntario Ministry of Health (MOH)
Public Health Ontario Resources:​

​Public Health Ontario (PHO)
Vaccine-Induced Prothrombotic Immune Thrombocytopenia (VIPIT) Following AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccination ​Science Table: COVID-19 Advisory for Ontario
​See also www.CVDvaccine.ca​ info below


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​
CEP Resource Centre​ ​Centre for Effective Practice (CEP)
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!​