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Age limit for COVID-19 vaccine appointments lowered to 55 and older

April 29, 2021
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Lower age limit for community clinics

Beginning Friday, April 30 at 8 am, all Ottawa residents age 55 and over (born in or before 1966) can begin booking appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at community clinics.

Visit to access the provincial booking system or call the provincial vaccine booking line at 1-833-943-3900 between 8 am and 8 pm, seven days a week. Only book or call if you are eligible.

Walk-ins will not be accepted at community clinics

  • This includes walk-ins at the end of the day
  • Book your appointment in advance
  • Remaining doses at the end of the day will be administered to pre-booked or pre-registered individuals.

Other eligible groups

  • Residents 45+ in “hot spot” communities (K1T, K1V or K2V) visit
  • Licensed child care workers - book through the provincial booking line at 1-833-943-3900
  • Pregnant individuals - book through the provincial booking line at 1-833-943-3900
  • First Nation, Métis and Inuit populations call:
  • Residents 40+ can call participating pharmacies directly or visit their websites

More information

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