Posted on Friday, December 24, 2021 11:50 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department will administer Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for first, second and third doses to individuals 30 and older beginning Dec. 29, until additional supply of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is secured.
On Dec. 21, the province advised the Health Department of a limited supply of Pfizer vaccine across Canada. Pfizer is recommended for individuals 12 to 17-years old for first and second doses and for individuals 18 to 29-years old for first, second and...
Posted on Thursday, December 23, 2021 12:42 PM
Whitby, Ontario – At a meeting of Regional Council on December 22, members approved Durham’s Nuclear Sector Strategy. Empowering the Community: Durham Region’s Nuclear Sector Strategy 2022-2032 will equip Durham Region to seize opportunities and take actions to support a prosperous and sustainable community.
The newly approved strategy will play a vital role in helping the Region advance four of its strategic priorities including Environmental Sustainability, Community Vitality, Economic Prosperity...
Posted on Monday, December 20, 2021 10:39 AM
Appointments opening December 20 for individuals 18+
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department will be expanding eligibility for third doses of COVID-19 vaccine, as recently announced by the province. Beginning December 20 at 8 a.m. Durham Region residents 18 and older are eligible to receive a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Eligible individuals can receive a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a minimum of 84 days after receiving their second dose. Booster doses are being accelerated...
Posted on Friday, December 17, 2021 11:02 AM
Beginning January 4, 2022, anyone 12 years of age and older will need to show a digital or printed copy of their enhanced vaccine certificate and identification to staff before entering a Clarington recreation facility. The certificate provides proof of vaccination using an official QR code unique to each person. It is different from the vaccine receipt given to you after receiving your vaccination.
When staff scan your QR code at the door, it only tells them if you are eligible to enter the facility....
Posted on Monday, December 13, 2021 09:34 AM
Whitby, Ontario - Durham Region Health Department has a limited supply of Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine. Janssen is a one-dose vaccine that is now available for individuals who have not received any COVID-19 vaccine to date.
The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) indicated that the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine is 85.4 per cent effective at least 28 days after vaccination.
With 89.4 per cent of Durham Region residents ages 12 and older having received at least...