Ontarians should expect details very soon on how they will be able to register to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, Health Minister Christine Elliott says.
During question period at Queen’s Park on Tuesday, Elliott said all 34 public health units have submitted individual plans to the province’s vaccine task force to distribute and administer doses.
Those who wish to receive a vaccine will have the option to set up an appointment either through an online portal, a telephone booking system or through their family doctor, depending on which public health unit they live in.
“So this is going to be specific and clear to the people,” Elliott said, adding that a finalized plan will be ready “within a very short time.”
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Health Minister Christine Elliott said Tuesday that details will come soon about how people will be able to register to get vaccines, adding that the process will be “clear and transparent” and will differ between Ontario’s 34 public health units. 0:51
Officials on the task force said last week that the province chose to eschew a centralized approach in favour of more autonomy for public health units because communities in different parts of Ontario have individual needs that are best met at the local level…