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Media Advisory: Middlesex-London’s Fourth Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Prepares to Open

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In advance of the opening of the fourth COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Middlesex-London, members of the media will be invited to a walk-through tour of the Earl Nichols Recreation Centre on Friday, May 21st. The addition of the Earl Nichols site to the list of COVID-19 vaccination clinics will increase the number of appointments available to London and Middlesex County residents, as the region prepares to invite those over the age of 18 to receive their first dose of vaccine later this week.

While the newest vaccination clinic will not officially open until Tuesday, May 25th, the first appointments at the Earl Nichols COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic became available for booking starting Thursday, May 13th at 8:00 a.m..

The facility walk-through on May 21st will include a photo opportunity with the first person to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at the Earl Nichols Vaccination Clinic.

What:

Walk-through of the Earl Nichols Recreation Centre COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic and delivery of the first dose of vaccine at the facility

Who:

Dr. Chris Mackie, Medical Officer of Health, Middlesex-London Health Unit

Mayor Ed Holder

Lindsay Mathyssen, MP, London-Fanshawe

Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Park, MPP, Elgin – Middlesex – London

Teresa Armstrong, MPP, London-Fanshawe

Maureen Cassidy, Chair, Middlesex-London Board of Health

Elizabeth Peloza, Ward 12 Councillor

Emily Williams, Interim CEO, Middlesex-London Health Unit

Mike McMahon, Executive Director, Thames Valley Family Health Team

Where:

Earl Nichols Recreation Centre
799 Homeview Rd, London

When:

Friday, May 21st, 2021
10:00 a.m. (Please arrive by 9:45 a.m.)

MEDIA PLEASE NOTE: Because there is limited space available for the walk-through of the COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic, we ask that members of the media please RSVP by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 20th.

COVID-19 guidelines, including masking and physical distancing will be strictly enforced.

To RSVP for the site tour and photo opportunity, contact:

Dan Flaherty, Communications Manager, Middlesex-London Health Unit, 519-617-0570, Dan.Flaherty@mlhu.on.ca

Tags: Earl Nichols Recreation Centre, Vaccination Clinic