COVID-19 Vaccine Status Report
Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit – March 22, 2022
Local stats are very good and still going up – being vaccinated is a good way to be protected from COVID-19 infection or severe illness as precautions start to be lifted. Make an appointment today for your first, second or third dose (if eligible).
For individuals 5 plus, our first dose vaccination rate is 94.5%, and fully vaccinated rate is 91.6%
Vaccination rate for 5 to 11 is 64.9% with a first dose – 48.5% of children 5 to 11 have received a second dose.
Overall, for those 18 plus who are eligible for a third dose the rate is 70.2%
As of March 21, 2022 a total of 428,267 vaccinations have been administered in the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) region.
Our vaccination dashboard has all the details and will be updated again next Tuesday, March 29.
Vaccination Booking Reminders
There are many appointments available. A list of upcoming clinics is available on our website. Walk ins are available at all clinics.
Also continue to check with a participating pharmacy.
The Brockville Vaccine Clinic is closing at its Stewart Blvd location as of March 29, 2022. Starting April 4, 2022, our staff will be providing vaccinations at the YMCA of Eastern Ontario at 345 Park St in Brockville. The Health Unit is grateful to all of the partners for working together to plan these clinics. The new clinics will include both COVID vaccination and catch up immunizations for school.
Our Vaxi RV concluded its March Break Vaxipalooza throughout LGL on Sunday. We vaccinated 146 people in 18 locations across the area. 29 were children and 6 were first doses. Vaccinating people in their villages and neighbourhoods proved to be helpful to many who were unable to get to fixed or community clinics we had held previously. Many people expressed gratitude for this opportunity. Theme days, games for kids and giveaways added fun for those waiting for their vaccination. Draws for 2 gift cards were held and the winners will be notified today. Thanks to everyone who made this week successful.
Last week, as part of our reaching out vaccine program, Public Health sent out 15,131 direct mail post cards to areas with lower vaccine rates in Smiths Falls, Gananoque and Prescott with the following information:
Do you still have questions about vaccine like…Is it really safe for me and my children? Will it make me sick after? Is it really worthwhile; I’ve heard that COVID-19 is pretty mild in most people? We understand. Here is where to go to get answers:
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit - https://healthunit.org/health-information/covid-19/protection/
Your local Health Care Provider
Your local Pharmacist - COVID-19 pharmacy vaccine locations www.ontario.ca
Confidential Phone Line - SickKids https://www.sickkids.ca/en/care-services/support-services/covid-19-vaccine-consult/
Visit the Parent Homework website developed by the Ontario Children’s Hospitals - www.parenthomework.ca
For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, visit the COVID-19 Protection and Vaccines section of our website.