London, ON – Following yesterday’s announcement from the Ministry of Health, the Middlesex-London Health Unit is offering the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine to all those over the age of 18 and those 12 to 17 years old who are immunocompromised, starting this morning. The Health Unit will also begin administering the new Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for infants aged between six months and under five years of age starting tomorrow.
The bivalent vaccine is available at the Middlesex-London Health Unit’s Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at the Caradoc Community Centre between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., as well as at the Health Unit’s Citi Plaza office in London between 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The vaccines will also be available at the Mass Vaccination Clinic at the Western Fair District Agriplex starting tomorrow morning at 11:00 a.m.
Appointments continue to be strongly recommended, and can be booked at www.covidvaccinelm.ca, using Gate 1. Appointments can also be booked over the phone by calling 226-289-3560, Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
It is recommended that those who are eligible receive their booster dose six months after completing their primary COVID-19 vaccination series or after receiving their most recent booster. However, booster doses may also be administered as early as three months after an individual received their most recent dose of vaccine.
It is also recommended that individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 wait three months after their infection before receiving a booster dose of vaccine.
For a complete list of COVID-19 vaccination clinics, including locations, dates and times, visit www.healthunit.com/covid-19-vaccine-clinics.
Dan Flaherty, Communications Manager, Middlesex-London Health Unit,
519-663-5317, extension 2469 or 519 617-0570 (cell.)
Dr. Alex Summers, Medical Officer of Health, Middlesex-London Health Unit