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COVID-19 Vaccines Available at Simcoe Muskoka Pop-up Clinics August 19 – 21

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MEDIA RELEASE – SIMCOE MUSKOKA DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit will hold one-day only pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the following seven locations in Simcoe Muskoka between August 19 – 21. Walk-in vaccinations are available on a first-come basis, while supplies last and no appointment is necessary.

Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021
*Indigenous Clinic
Clinic location: Holly Community Centre – 171 Mapleton Ave., Barrie
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. or any time during regular clinic hours

Clinic location: Earl Rowe Provincial Park – 4998 Concession 7, Tosorontio Township
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 20, 2021
Clinic location: Lafontaine Pavilion – 342 Lafontaine Rd. West, Lafontaine
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Clinic location: Washago Community Centre – 4361 Hamilton St., Washago
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021
Clinic location: Mactier Memorial Community Centre – 9 Haig St., Mactier
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Clinic location: Penetanguishene Public Library – 24 Simcoe St., Penetanguishene
Time: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Clinic location: Creemore Arena – 220 Collingwood St., Creemore
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

COVID-19 vaccinations are available to individuals who are turning 12 years of age in 2021 (born in 2009) and older and needing their first or second dose. Second doses must be 21 days after a first dose mRNA vaccine or eight weeks after a first dose of AstraZeneca with informed consent.

When attending a clinic, individuals are encouraged to dress for the weather as they may be required to wait outdoors before entering the clinic. They are also reminded to bring a health card, a list of any medications they are taking, wear a loose-fitting shirt that allows easy access to the upper arm and bring any assistive devices as needed (e.g., scooter, wheelchair, cane).

For more information about how to prepare for an appointment and what to expect upon arrival at the clinic, please visit our COVID-19 pages at www.smdhu.org.