Ontario has started to roll out COVID-19 vaccines. In Mississauga, Peel Public Health is leading the vaccination plan. There is no cost to receive the vaccine.
Peel Public Health has a local, targeted Community Mass Vaccination Plan of how the vaccine will be given to residents. Learn more about current eligible populations and how to book an appointment.
Adults 55 years and older also have the option to book an appointment at a participating pharmacy offering AstraZeneca.
Some primary care facilities are also offering the AstraZeneca vaccine. If you are eligible, your primary care provider will contact you to book an appointment.
All adults 60 years and older are eligible to book an appointment.
If you need support getting to a vaccine appointment, contact Transhelp at 905-791-1015 at least 48 hours before your appointment. You don’t need to be a current Transhelp client.
First Nations, Inuit, and Métis adults and their household members 18 years of age or older.
Book an appointment at a Peel vaccination clinic.
People identified as having highest and high-risk health conditions will be contacted by hospital physicians and specialists, or primary care doctors, for booking at hospital or Peel vaccination clinics.
Hospitals are contacting LHIN-funded agency home care clients age 19 to 69 directly. Private home care clients will be contacted by their home care provider. Vaccination is being offered at hospital and Peel Public Health vaccination clinics.
Vaccine sites in Mississauga are now open by appointment only. No walk-in appointments will be available at any of the vaccine sites.
Mississauga site locations include:
Health Canada has evaluated, licensed and approved the following COVID-19 vaccines for use in Canada:
The Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna, and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines need two doses. The time between the first and second dose is four months. Increasing the time between first and second doses allows more people to get the benefit of immunity from a first dose while the vaccine supply continues to be limited.