Which GTA postal codes, age groups are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine?
People aged 60 and over will be able to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments in every region of Ontario starting Wednesday morning.
Appointments can be booked through the province’s online booking portal.
The province has also released a list of postal codes where vaccines will be available to anyone 50 and older in COVID-19 hotspots and many are in the GTA.
Anyone who is 50 or older in the northwest Toronto area bounded by Steeles Avenue to the north, Bathurst Street to the east, Eglinton Avenue to the south and the Humber River/Islington Avenue to the east can book a vaccine appointment on the Humber River Hospital website.
Unity Health’s St. Joseph Hospital and St. Michael’s Hospital will be vaccinating anyone 50 or older in following postal codes by appointment. Appointments can be made on the Unity Health website.
St. Joseph’s Hospital
St. Michael’s Hospital
- M5BToronto East Health Network will be vaccinating anyone 50 or older in the following postal codes by appointment. Appointments can be made on the Toronto East Health Network website.
- M1JBaycrest Health Sciences will be vaccinating anyone 50 or older in the following postal codes by appointment. Bookings can be made on the Baycrest Centre website.
Peel Region 50+
Peel Region will begin booking vaccine appointments for residents aged 50 and older in hotspots this week.
Dr. Lawrence Loh said a full schedule for the region will be released on Thursday that outlines when each age group in the region can get their shot.
“I want to be clear that moving quickly down the age brackets will be the fastest and most effective way to ensure that we get Peel vaccinated in the least amount of time,” said Loh.
Appointments can be made on the province’s online booking portal as of Friday, April 9.
York Region 45+
York Region announced Tuesday that it’s “advancing” those eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations to now include residents aged 45 to 59 (born in 1962 to 1976) who live in five identified high-priority communities.
Vaccine appointments will be accepted as of Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. through york.ca/COVID19Vaccine or by calling “Access York” at 1-877-464-9675.
York Region has identified five initial communities including four in Vaughan and one in the Markham at the following postal codes:
York Region 50+ (not yet available due to limited supply)
The following postal codes have been identified as COVID-19 hotspots in Phase 2 of the provincial rollout which will make anyone 50 and older eligible.
However, York Region says further vaccine eligibility will be introduced for additional high priority areas within York as supply and capacity permits, balanced within the ongoing vaccination of existing, and new eligible priority groups.
York Region says they will be added once doses are ready to be administered.
- L6EThe following postal codes in Durham and Halton have been identified as COVID-19 hotspots in Phase 2 of the provincial rollout. Residents aged 50 and older will be able to book appointments in the coming days.
Durham Region 50+
Halton Region 50+