Vaccine Status Report
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit - December 14th
For individuals 12 plus, our first dose vaccination rate was 94.8% last week and is 95.0% this week, and fully vaccinated rate was 92.7% and is 92.9% this week.
For individuals 5 plus, our first dose vaccination rate is 90.0%, and fully vaccinated rate is 86.8%.
Vaccination rate for 5 to 11 is 37% with a first dose – that is up from 16% last week
As of December 12, 2021 a total of 322,490 vaccinations have been administered in the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) region.
Our vaccination dashboard has all the details and will be updated again next Tuesday, December 21
We have been assured by the province that there is ample supply of vaccine.
We are working with our partners to open more appointments before Dec. 23.
Our phone lines have also been very busy so we are encouraging people to check back with us later this week
· Also speak with a pharmacy about their availability for appointments. Some pharmacies and doctor’s offices vaccine. Check a participating pharmacy here or call your doctor’s office.
Third Dose Information
Individuals ages 50 – 69 (born in 1952 to 1971) are eligible to book an appointment – consider a local pharmacy or doctor’s office as well as our vaccine clinics.
Those eligible can get the third dose 6 months (minimum of 168 days) after their second dose – a date check tool is available just below the third dose eligibility information on our website.
Vaccination of Children Ages 5 to 11
An appointment can be booked at the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark online booking portal or call the local Call Centre at 1-844-369-1234 Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
· A list of upcoming clinics is available on our website: https://healthunit.org/health-information/covid-19/protection/vaccine-clinics/
If a child has symptoms or is getting tested, we advise their appointment be cancelled and rebooked for another day. Whether it is COVID-19 or not, the child is fighting an infection and the vaccine may not yield the best response.
General Vaccine Information
Individuals who would like to have the J&J vaccine must contact their health care provider for access to the vaccine.
Our local Call Centre can provide support for residents who wish to access their COVID-19 vaccine receipt.
For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, visit the COVID-19 Protection and Vaccines section of our website.