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Residents invited to walk-in vaccine clinics at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre

Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/July 13, 2021

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is expanding the options for residents who are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine by offering walk-in appointments today through Saturday, July 17 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre.

Walk-in appointments are available to individuals aged 12 and older in need of either their first or second dose of vaccine. Individuals can only receive their second dose 28 days after their first dose.

Youth 12-17 will receive the Pfizer mRNA vaccine, as this is currently the only COVID-19 vaccine that has been authorized by Health Canada for use in individuals aged 12 to 17. Individuals 18 and older will be offered an mRNA vaccine ((either Pfizer or Moderna) depending on supplies.

Individuals attending the walk-in clinics should come prepared to potentially wait outside by bringing water, a sun umbrella, wearing sunscreen and hat.

Walk-in appointments

Location:

Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre, Family Dental Centre Arena , 265 Cannifton Rd, Belleville (Please enter at lights off Cannifton Road and park in Lot “D”)

Dates:

July 13: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

July 14: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

July 15: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

July 16: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

July 17: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

For updates on vaccine clinic dates and times, please visit hpePublicHealth.ca/vaccine-booking/ and follow HPEPH on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

For more information about COVID-19 vaccine, visit hpePublicHealth.ca/covid-19-vaccines/
If you still have questions about the vaccine after reviewing this information, please talk to your primary care provider.


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Media Contacts:

Maureen Hyland, Communications Specialist
mhyland@hpeph.ca

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COVID-19 VACCINES IN HPEPH

Individuals turning 12 and over in 2021 who have not yet had a first dose, or those who meet the minimum second dose interval are now eligible to attend HPEPH walk-in clinics. To view the schedule, visit the Booking and Eligibility Page.

If you attended a clinic and did not receive an email copy of your vaccination receipt you can download a copy off the provincial booking site at covid19.ontariohealth.ca.

PHARMACY-BASED VACCINATIONS

Individuals turning 12 and over in 2021 can also receive their vaccination at participating local pharmacies. Please visit covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations for location and registration information.

CURRENT RESTRICTIONS IN HPEPH

On Friday, July 16 at 12:01 a.m., Ontario moved to Step 3  of the the Roadmap to Reopen. We must all continue to follow the public health measures, advice and restrictions. Outdoor gatherings are limited to 100 people in Step 3, and distancing must be maintained. For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.

POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO COVID-19?

If you are concerned about potential exposure to a positive case of COVID-19, please be reassured that any contacts of a confirmed case will be contacted directly and monitored by public health.

Low-risk and indirect contacts should self monitor for symptoms for 10 days from the time of potential exposure and seek testing if symptoms develop. Low risk contacts do not need to isolate unless symptoms develop, and can continue to attend school/work/daycare while monitoring for symptoms.