May 3 2021
HAMILTON, ON – The Hamilton healthcare partners continue to make progress in vaccinating members of the community. We are pleased to announce that to date, we have administered approximately 189,044 doses of COVD-19 vaccine - with 34.1% of Hamiltonians over the age of 16 receiving a vaccine to date.
To increase accessibility to COVID-19 vaccines, the Hamilton Primary Care Partners (Hamilton Family Health Team, McMaster Family Health Team, Hamilton Family Medicine and Community Health Centre partners) in partnership with Hamilton Public Health Services will be holding clinics to administer AstraZeneca vaccines to adults ages 40 years or older (in 2021). These additional clinics are an encouraging next step in the vaccination efforts in Hamilton.
Hamilton Primary Care AstraZeneca vaccination clinics for adults ages 40+
|Location||Dates||Hours of operation|
|David Braley Health Sciences Centre
100 Main St. W.
|May 6 to 13||Monday to Friday: 11:30 am to 6:15 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 am to 3:15 pm
Booking an appointment
Members of the public, who are ages 40+ (in 2021) can call the Public Health Services COVID-19 Hotline at 905-974-9848, option 7 for an appointment at the Hamilton Primary Care AstraZeneca vaccination clinics. These are all by-appointment only clinics, walk-ins are not permitted. Proof of age must be shown when arriving for an appointment.
Due to potential call volumes expected at the call centre, we ask that those who are calling for an appointment be patient and call back if the lines are busy.
- David Braley Health Sciences Centre, 100 Main St. W., Hamilton, L8P 1H6
- Parking - a free parking voucher will be provided during the appointment for the underground parking lot at the David Braley Health Sciences Centre or for the McMaster owned Bay Street parking lot behind the David Braley Health Sciences Centre.
- Please enter the vaccination clinic through the doors off Bay St.
- Proof of age and/or an Ontario Green health card is required when arriving for an appointment.
- Public Health Services recommends that everyone who is eligible for a vaccination receive the first vaccine that is available to them. We need to work together to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, to reserve healthcare and hospital capacity and to protect vulnerable populations.
- All vaccination planning is based on and contingent on available COVID-19 vaccine supply.
- It is vital that members of the public, even those who have been vaccinated, ensure that public health measures still be practiced until it is safe and said to be safe by the health professionals in all levels of government. Public health measures include:
- stay home if you are feeling unwell
- get tested for COVID-19 if you have symptoms or have been in close contact with a confirmed positive case of COVID-19
- limit gatherings to only members of your immediate household
- maintain a physical distance of at least 6 feet or 2 meters from others outside of your immediate household
- wear a mask or face covering indoors and outdoors when not able to maintain physical distancing
- wash hands frequently
- Read more about Ontario Pharmacies and Primary Care Settings to Begin Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations
- Read more about Ontario’s COVID vaccination program
- Public Health Services’ COVID-19 Hotline: 905-974-9848 or [email protected]