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Vaccine distribution

COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility and information - Updated May 14

The City of Ottawa is leading the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out for residents, in partnership with Ottawa Public Health.

Not sure if it is your turn?

Answer short questions in the pre-registration tool to see if you are eligible.

Check eligibility and learn how to get a vaccine

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Book an appointment if you meet the criteria

Register at ontario.ca/book-vaccine or call 1-833-943-3900 between 8 am and 8 pm, seven days a week

  • Adults 40 years of age and older
  • Adults 18 years of age and older living in “hot spots” (K1T, K1V or K2V)
  • First and second group of essential workers who cannot work from home
  • Clients with highest-risk, high-risk and at-risk health conditions, including pregnant individuals, and their caregivers
  • Adults receiving chronic home health care
  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit populations
  • Patient and non-patient facing health care workers
  • Faith leaders

Call Ottawa Public Health at 613 691-5505

  • Adults 40 years of age and older living in high-risk communities listed below

Options for other groups:

  • Adults 18 years of age or older - Find a list of participating pharmacies online and contact the pharmacy for a vaccine
  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit populations can also call 613-691-5505 for Wabano or 613-740-0999 for Akausivik

High-priority neighbourhoods:

  • Bayshore - Belltown
  • Britannia Village
  • Carleton Heights - Rideauview
  • Carlington
  • Carson Groves - Carson Meadows
  • Emerald Woods – Sawmill Creek
  • Greenboro East
  • Hawthorne Meadows - Sheffield Glen
  • Hunt Club East – Western Community
  • Hunt Club Park
  • Ledbury – Heron Gate – Ridgemont
  • Lowertown – ByWard Market
  • Manor Park
  • Overbrook - McArthur
  • Parkwood Hills - Stewart Farm
  • Riverview
  • Sandy Hill
  • Vanier North
  • Vanier South
  • West Centretown
  • Whitehaven - Queensway Terrace North

Do you have questions?

Visit Ottawa Public Health’s website or read their regularly updated list of Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions. Please do not call 3-1-1. They will refer all COVID-19 Vaccination calls to Ottawa Public Health.

Mass vaccination clinic locations

Four Community Clinics and two hospital clinics have been set up for large-scale vaccination efforts. More Community Clinics will open when there are more vaccines available.

Community clinic locations

Community clinics: Ruddy Family YMCA-YWCA: 265 Centrum Boulevard | St-Laurent Complex: 525 Côté Street | Ottawa City Hall: 110 Laurier Avenue West |Horticulture Building: 1525 Princess Patricia Way | Canterbury Recreation Complex: 2185 Arch Street | Nepean Sportsplex: 1701 Woodroffe Avenue | Eva James Memorial Community Centre: 65 Stonehaven Drive

Hospital Clinics: The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus: 1053 Carling Avenue | Queensway Carleton Hospital: 3045 Baseline Road