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How to Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine

Get vaxxed! It’s the most important thing we can all do to protect ourselves and our community from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Questions or concerns about your vaccine appointment
Please call 226-289-3560 (8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday to Sunday) if you:

  • Did not receive an email confirming your COVID-19 vaccine appointment.
  • Did not receive your second-dose appointment information.
  • If you cannot book or re-book online at www.covidvaccinelm.ca

How to access your vaccine receipt
After receiving a dose of COVID-19 vaccine, a receipt will be sent via email. If you did not receive an email confirming your first dose or second dose of vaccine, please click here to access your vaccination receipt through the provincial COVID-19 vaccination portal.

NOTE: you will need your date of birth, postal code and health card information in order to access your vaccination receipt online. You can only access your vaccination receipt through the provincial COVID-19 vaccination portal if you have a green Ontario Health Card and presented the card at the time of your vaccination.

If you do not have a green Ontario Health Card or used another form of identification (e.g. Driver’s License) at the time of vaccination, or if you have questions or concerns about your vaccine receipt, please call 226-289-3560 (8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday to Sunday).


New Hours for Mass Vaccination Clinics Starting in August

Book your appointment at www.covidvaccinelm.ca or walk-in to get your first or second dose.

Western Fair District Agriplex
OPEN: July 31, August 1 and 2
WALK-IN HOURS: Monday to Sunday, 9AM to 6PM
Caradoc Community Centre in Mount Brydges

OPEN: July 31, August 1 and 2

WALK-IN HOURS: Monday to Sunday, 9AM to 5PM
CLOSED: Sunday, August 15 and Monday, August 16
REOPENS: Tuesday, August 17 with new walk-in hours
NEW WALK-IN HOURS: Tuesday to Saturday, 9AM to 2PM
Earl Nichols Recreation Centre
CLOSED: July 31, August 1 and 2
REOPENS: Tuesday, August 3 with new walk-in hours
NEW WALK-IN HOURS: Monday to Friday, 9AM to 2PM
LAST DAY OF OPERATION: Friday, September 3
North London Optimist Community Centre
CLOSED: July 31, August 1 and 2
REOPENS: Tuesday, August 3 with new walk-in hours
NEW WALK-IN HOURS: Tuesday to Saturday, 9AM to 2PM
LAST DAY OF OPERATION: Saturday, September 4

How to get your first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

In Ontario, individuals 12 years of age and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Option 1: Book an appointment at a mass vaccination clinic

Youth 12 years of age and older

  • Online: www.covidvaccinelm.ca - Use option 2 ("I am 12 to 17 years of age")
  • Phone: 226-289-3560 (8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday to Sunday)

Important information

You must be 12 years old or older on the day of your vaccination appointment Youth 11 years of age may book their appointment now, but must select a date on or after their birthday to ensure they are 12 years of age the day of their appointment. Proof of your date of birth will be required when you arrive for your appointment.

Learn more about youth (ages 12-17) and the COVID-19 vaccine:

Adults 18 years of age and older
  • Online: www.covidvaccinelm.ca - Use option 1 ("I am 18 years of age and over")
  • Phone: 226-289-3560 (8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday to Sunday)
Indigenous individuals 12 years of age and older
  • Online: www.covidvaccinelm.ca - Use option 3 ("I am Indigenous and 12 years of age and older")
  • Phone: 226-289-3560 (8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday to Sunday
Option 2: Walk-in at a mass vaccination clinic

Walk-ins are now welcomed at mass vaccination clinics in London and Middlesex County for individuals to receive their first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

  • The Pfizer vaccine will be available to anyone 12+ at all mass vaccination clinics.
  • In addition to the Pfizer vaccine, the Moderna vaccine will also be available to anyone 18+ at Western Fair Agriplex in London, North London Optimist Community Centre, Caradoc Community Centre in Mount Brydges
  • Hours: 9AM to 5PM

Option 3: Walk-in Pop-up Community Clinics

 


How to receive an earlier second dose 

You can receive an earlier second dose of COVID-19 vaccine,  if your second dose was scheduled later than:

  • 28 days after your first dose if you received an mRNA vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna), or
  • 56 days (8 weeks) after your first dose if you received AstraZeneca

Important information:

  • The Pfizer vaccine will be available to anyone 12+ at all mass vaccination and walk-in pop-up community clinics in London and Middlesex County. In addition to the Pfizer vaccine, the Moderna vaccine will also be available to anyone 18+ at the Western Fair District Agriplex, North London Optimist Community Centre and Caradoc Community Centre in Mount Brydges.
  • If you received an mRNA vaccine for your first dose, the earliest date you can receive your second dose is 28 days after your first dose.
  • If you received AstraZeneca for your first dose, the earliest date you can receive your second dose of vaccine is 8 weeks after your first dose, whether you receive AstraZeneca or an mRNA vaccine for your second dose.
  • Vaccine appointments can only be booked up to 4 weeks in advance. If it’s not yet time for your second dose within the next 4 weeks, please try back closer to your second dose interval date. The online booking system will inform of when you can book your appointment.
  • The mRNA vaccines are considered interchangeable. Depending upon the vaccine availability, you may receive a different mRNA vaccine for your second dose than you received for your first. Learn more →

Option 1: Book an appointment at a mass vaccination clinic 

If you received a first dose of vaccine in a mass vaccination clinic in London and Middlesex County:

Online: www.covidvaccinelm.ca - Use option 4 (I need to re-book my scheduled second dose)

  • If you booked only one first dose appointment with your email or phone number, select Option 1 ("If you booked only one appointment with the same phone number or email address")
  • If you booked more than one first dose appointment with your email or phone number, select Option 2 ("If you booked multiple appointments using the same phone number or email address")

Phone: 226-289-3560 (8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday to Sunday)

If you received a first dose of vaccine in a pharmacy or primary care setting in London and Middlesex County:

  • Online: www.covidvaccinelm.ca - Use option 5 ("I received my first dose elsewhere and now need to book a second dose")
  • Phone: 226-289-3560 (8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday to Sunday)
If you received a first dose of vaccine in another region, province, or country and need to book a second dose:
  • Online: www.covidvaccinelm.ca - Use option 5 ("I received my first dose elsewhere and now need to book a second dose")
  • Phone: 226-289-3560 (8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday to Sunday)
    *If you received your first dose outside of Ontario, make sure to have your documented proof of vaccination before you call. Learn more →
If you received a first dose of AstraZeneca and would like an mRNA as a second dose:
  • Online: www.covidvaccinelm.ca - Use option 5 ("I received my first dose elsewhere and now need to book a second dose")
  • Phone: 226-289-3560 (8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday to Sunday)
Option 2: Walk-in at a mass vaccination clinic
Walk-ins are now welcomed at mass vaccination clinics in London and Middlesex County for individuals to receive their first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • The Pfizer vaccine will be available to anyone 12+ at all mass vaccination clinics.
  • In addition to the Pfizer vaccine, the Moderna vaccine will also be available to anyone 18+ at Western Fair Agriplex in London, North London Optimist Community Centre, Caradoc Community Centre in Mount Brydges
  • Hours: 9AM to 5PM
Option 3: Walk-in Pop-up Community Clinics

How to cancel a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

If you need to cancel a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at a mass vaccination clinic in London and Middlesex County, please follow the directions below.

If you booked only one appointment with the same contact information and need to cancel:

Online: www.covidvaccinelm.ca - Use option 6 ("I need to cancel my second dose") then option 1 ("If you booked only one appointment with the same phone number or email address")

If you booked multiple appointments with the same contact information:

Email: covidcancel@mlhu.on.ca and provide the following information:

  • First and last name of the person holding the appointment
  • Email address OR cell phone number used to book the appointment
  • Date, time and location of appointment needing to be cancelled

*Provide the above information for each person/appointment being cancelled

Phone: Call the MLHU Appointment Cancellation line - 519-963-4136 (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday)

 

Before your COVID-19 vaccine appointment

Before your appointment

On the day of your appointment

  • Screen yourself for COVID-19.
  • DO NOT ATTEND if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or have travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days. You will be screened for COVID-19 at the door.
  • If you need to reschedule your appointment, please call 226-289-3560.
  • Wear a short sleeve shirt or a shirt with sleeves that roll up easily.
  • If you regularly take medication, you should continue and eat meals as usual. Make sure to eat and drink water before coming to the clinic to prevent feeling faint or dizzy while being vaccinated.
  • Bring your health card or an alternate piece of identification to your appointment and have it ready to show when you arrive at the clinic. This can be any form of identification that confirms your identity. A health card is not required to be vaccinated, but if you do have a health card, please bring it with you to your appointment.
  • Please only proceed to the entrance of the vaccination clinic 10 minutes before your appointment time.
  • You must wear a mask when entering the clinic site. If you do not have a mask, you will be provided one upon entry.
  • Once inside the clinic, you will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms, and asked to follow all COVID-19 public health guidelines including masking, hand hygiene, and physical distancing.
  • Washrooms are available on site.

Pharmacies Delivering Vaccinations (Individuals 12+)

COVID-19 vaccines are now available for individuals 12 years of age and over at pharmacy locations in Ontario.

Book an appointment
To make an appointment, please contact the pharmacy directly.

At this time, if you received your first dose at a pharmacy and have questions about your second dose, please contact directly the pharmacy where you received your first dose.

Click here to find a participating pharmacy

Update on the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine

*The Government of Ontario has accelerated the second dose for individuals who received AstraZeneca as their first vaccine from 12 weeks to eight weeks. Learn more →

 
Date of creation: February 18, 2021
Last modified on: July 27, 2021