Peterborough Pubic Health is using the provincial booking system, COVax to book immunization clinics. Please see the information below or visit the Peterborough Public Health Vaccination webpage for more information.
Before you book an appointment:
1. Guidance for Special Populations
Some people need to consult their healthcare provider before booking a vaccine appointment. If you are part of this population, please consult your healthcare provider before booking an appointment to receive the vaccine. This includes:
▪ People that are immunocompromised
▪ People with severe allergies
If you do not have a healthcare provider you can speak to a healthcare provider through:
▪ Telehealth – 1-866-797-0007
▪ Peterborough Virtual Care Clinic – 705-536-0882
2. Identify someone who can help you book your appointment
COVID-19 vaccine appointments are primarily booked online. If you need assistance with online booking please ask a family member or close friend to assist you.
3. Information needed to book
To book an appointment you or someone assisting you will need:
▪ Your name and birthdate
▪ Postal code
▪ Health card number on the front and back
▪ If you have a red and white health card you will need to book over the phone
▪ Availability for first and second dose. Please note – the second dose will be booked when you book the first dose.
4. TransportationBefore booking an appointment, ensure you have access to transportation on that day.
Do you need assistance with transportation? Community Care can help, call 705-652-8655 for the Lakefield branch and 705-639-5631 for the Norwood branch.
5. Eligibility continues
Once you are eligible to book a vaccine appointment you will continue to be eligible. If a clinic does not work for you now, you will be able to
book at a later date for another clinic.
Booking an appointment:
At this time, appointments are only available for people born in 1941 or before.
1. Book your appointment online at Ontario.ca/bookvaccine
2. If you cannot book online, call 705-876-4636 for assistance with booking.
a. Before you call, please be ready to provide your name, date of birth, availability for the appointment and Ontario health card number.
b. First and second dose vaccine appointments will be booked at the same time.
c. Please note, this line is staffed Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. You will not be able to leave a voice mail. If the line is busy please hang on or hang up and call back at another time.
If you are having issues with the booking system or have general COVID-19 vaccine questions please contact the Ministry of Health for assistance at 1-888-999-6488.
First Dose Vaccine Locations and Appointment Dates for people born in 1941 or Before:
▪ Evinrude Centre
911 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough ON
March 20-27, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
▪ Norwood Community Centre – Millennium Room
88 Alma St, Norwood ON
March 22-24, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
▪ Peterborough Regional Health Centre
1 Hospital Dr, Peterborough, ON
March 20-25, Sat-Sun 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Mon – Thurs 12:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
At the appointment:
To attend a vaccine clinic, you MUST have an appointment. You will not be able to receive the vaccine without an appointment. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
1. Before you arrive, take the COVID-19 online assessment. If you do not pass the assessment, please do not attend the appointment. Call or go online to reschedule your appointment.
2. Appointment time = arrival time. Please arrive at the time your appointment is booked. If you arrive sooner you will be asked to wait outside or in your vehicle until space is cleared for you to come in.
3. Bring your Ontario health card
4. Please follow the clinic rules posted.
COVID Vaccination for Those Born 1941 and Before – What You Need to Know Regarding Booking Your Vaccination (pdf – 135KB)
COVID Vaccination for Those Born 1941 and Before – Vaccinated, Now What? (pdf – 105KB) COVID Handout – 80+ pre clinic comm