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Over 1,000 eligible Ottawa residents book COVID-19 vaccination appointments without issue

Residents 80-years-old and up, or those receiving chronic home care, and living in a high-risk community are now able to book appointments for their shots.
Vulnerable seniors were be among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Moose Jaw.

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has already received hundreds of calls from eligible residents looking to book their COVID-19 vaccination appointment at one of the three pop-up clinics, set to open on Friday.

The booking system was launched on Monday for residents of seven Ottawa communities identified as being high-risk. 

According to a tweet from Mayor Jim Watson, OPH got more than 1,000 calls without issue from residents looking to book their appointments.

Eligible residents can book their appointments by calling 613-691-5505. Eligibility can be confirmed by using OPH's screening tool available on its website.


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