TORONTO – Caribbean Carnival in Toronto, other summer events to host COVID vaccination clinics

Toronto Public Health (TPH) says it will hold COVID-19 pop-up vaccination clinics at Caribbean Carnival and other summer festivals this week.

“Bringing the COVID-19 vaccine to social and cultural events is part of Team Toronto’s ongoing equity-focused, hyperlocal mobile strategy, providing accessible and convenient vaccination opportunities to residents where they live, work and play. We do,” said TPH. news release.

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According to TPH, the clinics will be held at the following locations:

  • Under the Stars at Regent’s Park, 620 Dundas Street East on July 27th from 5pm to 9pm
  • Toronto Caribbean Carnival at Marilyn Bell Park at 1095 Lake Shore Boulevard West on July 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Ghana Fest Canada at Earl Bells Park on July 31st at 4169 Bathurst Street from 12pm to 7pm

TPH said the clinics are family-friendly and will offer the first, second, third and next doses, as well as pediatric shots, to those who qualify. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be available.

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No appointments or health cards are required, the city said, and the clinics will operate on a walk-in basis.

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“All eligible residents are encouraged to get their third and fourth doses as soon as possible. As with vaccinations for other diseases, people are best protected when their COVID-19 vaccines are up to date. ” said the news release.

The TPH said that vaccination against COVID-19 is “scientifically proven to reduce the risk of illness, hospitalization and death while protecting people, their loved ones and the community.”


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