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Osler Announces Special COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Medically Complex Kids

Osler will hold Medically Complex Day Vaccine Clinic open to eligible individuals aged 12-17

June 15, 2021, BRAMPTON – On June 22, 2021, William Osler Health System (Osler) will hold a special one-day Medically Complex COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Osler’s Brampton Civic Hospital COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic. At this one-day clinic, eligible individuals 12–17 years of age will receive their first or second dose (if the first dose was administered on or before May 9) of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the only vaccine currently authorized for use in this age group. Family and paediatric physicians will be on-site to help administer the vaccine and answer any questions.
Eligible individuals, along with one caregiver, can be identified by their family physician, specialist and/or Osler clinic to be prioritized to receive the COVID-19 vaccine during the Medically Complex Clinic.

Examples of Medically Complex Conditions include:

Down Syndrome
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Chromosomal Syndromes
Physical limitations such as Cerebral Palsy
Intellectual disabilities
Children requiring respiratory support such as use of tracheostomy tubes
Immunocompromised individuals – oncology population, IBD patients (on immunosuppressant),  others on immunosuppressant
Active Cardiac issues – Congenital Heart Disease
Nephrotic Syndrome, renal failure
Diabetes
Neurological issues such as seizure disorders
High BMI (Body Mass Index)

Eligible individuals and their caregiver can self-book online or by phone at 905-494-6685 for the one-day clinic or at any of Osler’s Vaccine Clinics.
Since Osler opened its COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in December 2020, it has administered more than 200,000 COVID-19 vaccinations, in alignment with the Ontario Government’s three-phased Vaccine Distribution Plan and Peel and Toronto Public Health. Osler remains committed to sharing more information about vaccine rollout plans as they becomes available.

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