Sumary of Ottawans aged 60-plus able to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments on Wednesday:
- Ontario officials are expanding the availability of COVID-19 vaccine appointments to all Ottawa residents aged 60 and older as of Wednesday..
- Any Ottawa resident born in 1961 or earlier across the city can book their vaccine at a community clinic via the provincial system on Wednesday, lowering the age cap for vaccinations to 60 from 70..
- Calls to vaccinate Ontario essential workers increase Those aged 55 and up can also book appointments at one of 34 pharmacies as part of the pilot program expanded to the city this past weekend..
- Meanwhile, residents aged 50 and older who live in certain high-risk areas of Ottawa are also being prioritized for COVID-19 vaccinations under Phase 2 of Ontario vaccine rollout..
- Ottawa, as well as public health units in the Greater Toronto Area, will receive funding from the province to implement vaccination strategies catering to these hard-hit neighbourhoods, many of which house low-income, racialized and disadvantaged residents….