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COVID-19: Extra Ontarians can guide 2nd vaccine shot by means of provincial system

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TORONTO — Extra Ontarians are eligible to guide their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by means of the provincial system at present.

These aged 70 and older, in addition to individuals who obtained their first dose of an mRNA vaccine on or earlier than April 18, can now guide their second shot on the province’s web site or by means of its cellphone line.

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COVID-19: Ontario accelerates 2nd dose bookings for those aged 70 and older

The enlargement comes as Ontario nears a vaccination milestone: 10 million doses administered.

On Sunday, the province reported that it had given out greater than 9,992,000 doses, with greater than 1,000,000 Ontarians totally vaccinated.

READ MORE: Ontario AstraZeneca recipients can book Pfizer or Moderna 2nd COVID shots

Additionally at present, the province’s incoming chief medical officer of well being begins his transition to the brand new position.

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Dr. Kieran Moore will begin working with the present high public well being official, Dr. David Williams, earlier than taking on in just a few weeks time.

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