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Kids Come First Health Team vaccine update: Patient and Caregiver second doses of COVID vaccination

Author: Kids Come First | Les enfants avant tout

19 August 2021

Did you receive your first COVID-19 vaccine at CHEO? Here is what you can expect for your second dose:

The Kids Come First Health Team will be holding vaccination clinics at CHEO for individuals who received their first dose at CHEO.  These clinics continue to be offered based on the criteria established by Provincial guidelines and the availability of the vaccine.

What do these guidelines mean? 

To facilitate a safer return to school in September, all youth and adolescents (25 years of age and younger) will be offered a second dose appointment in August.

Adults 26 years of age and older will be offered a second dose clinic appointment based on the date of their first vaccination. Clinic dates will be available in June, July and August. 

At this time, we are planning for our next clinic for anyone who:

Is 26 years of age or older and received their first dose at CHEO before April 18th

If you meet this criteria and have not heard from A Kids Come First Health Team member by June 18th, please contact Patient Experience at 613-737-7600 x6720.

For all others that do not meet this criteria, you will be contacted for future clinics based on eligibility and the timelines as determined by the Province. 

Want more options or a vaccination clinic closer to home? All individuals 12 years of age and older are eligible to book a second dose through the provincial booking system or participating pharmacies. Visit the provincial website to learn more.

Did you receive your first vaccine at CHEO and are eligible for an earlier second dose due to a certain health condition? Here is what you can expect for your second dose:

Please review and make sure you meet the criteria established by the provincial government

If you meet the criteria, please complete our self-identification form below. A Kids Come First Health Team member will follow up with you within 3 business days to review your eligibility and discuss your options with you.

Complete the self-identification form