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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

**Scroll down for information related to the Region of Waterloo's COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration.**


Region of Waterloo's COVID-19 vaccine information page - CLICK HERE


Government of Ontario COVID-19 vaccine information


What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine for Canada - Government of Canada


What you should know about the COVID-19 vaccines - Government of Ontario


The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada Position Statement on the COVID-19 Vaccine


I am Pregnant, Should I get the COVID Vaccine?


Canadian Rheumatology Association Position Statement on the COVID-19 Vaccine


COVID-19 Vaccination Recommendations for Special Populations - Ministry of Health



CLICK HERE to access the Region of Waterloo's Pre-Registration Site, if you are in one of the eligible priority groups.



COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration

Region of Waterloo Public Health has now opened up pre-registration for the COVID-19 vaccine for eligible priority groups.  Pre-registration is the fastest way to book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment.  Online pre-registration is recommended.  Once you have pre-registered online, you will be contacted to book your vaccine appointment.  Eligible priority groups are listed below in detail. 

**NOTE: It may take up to 4-6 weeks before you are contacted from Public Health to book your appointment for vaccination.


Updated Eligible Priority Groups (as of: March 30th, 2021)


If you are a member of the following priority groups, you are now eligible to pre-register for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment.


Phase 1 Groups Eligible to Pre-Register:


  • Adult recipients of chronic home care
  • Adults 80 years of age and older born in 1941 or earlier
  • Health care workers (all categories)
  • Indigenous adults (including individuals and Elders regardless of status or indigenous identity and ANY adults 18 years of age and older living in an immediate household)
  • Long-term care and retirement home staff
  • Long-term care and retirement home essential caregivers
  • Seniors group settings staff and residents
  • Seniors group setting essential caregivers

Phase 2 Groups Eligible to Pre-Register:

  • Adults 70-79 years of age, born in 1951 or earlier
  • Adults 60-69 years of age, born in 1961 or earlier
  • Adults with highest-risk and high risk health conditions

Highest-Risk Health Conditions


  • Organ transplant recipients
  • Stem cell transplant recipients
  • People with neurological diseases in which respiratory function may be compromised (i.e., MS, motor neuron disease)
  • Hematologic malignancy diagnosed less than 1 year ago
  • Kidney disease with eGFR less than 30

 

High-Risk Health Conditions

  • Obesity (BMI greater than 40)
  • Immunosuppressive treatments (Chemo, immunity weakening medications)
  • Intellectual/developmental disabilities (i.e., down syndrome)

 ** ONE essential caregiver for an adult or child with a highest-risk or high-risk condition who requires support for daily living is eligible to receive vaccination **


Faith leaders who are in close contact with persons and families in the following circumstances:

  • End of life care
  • Care of the deceased, funerals, bathing or other ceremony with direct contact with deceased persons
  • Home visits to unwell persons
  • Pastoral care in hospitals, long-term care, retirement homes or other vulnerable settings

Residents and frontline staff in the following high-risk settings (many of the following groups will be booked directly into mobile clinics):
  • Supportive housing
  • Developmental services, including supported independent living
  • Emergency homeless shelters
  • Other homeless populations not in shelters
  • Mental health and addictions congregate settings, including supportive housing
  • Homes for special care
  • Employer-provided housing for farm workers, including temporary foreign workers
  • Adult correctional facilities
  • Violence against women shelters
  • Anti-human trafficking residences
  • Children's residential facilities, including group homes and foster homes
  • Indigenous healing and wellness
  • Bail beds

One essential caregiver for residents in the following high-risk congregate settings:
  • Developmental services, including supported independent living
  • Mental health and addictions congregate settings, including supportive housing
  • Homes for special care
  • Children's residential facilities, including group homes and foster homes
  • Indigenous healing and wellness

Regular Clinic Hours

Mon - Fri   8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Urgent Matters Only

Mon - Fri   5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat            8:00 am - 2:00 pm



 

Regular Clinic Hours

Mon - Fri   8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Urgent Matters Only

Mon - Fri   5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat           8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Regular