Excessive precedence teams, together with Indigenous adults and other people over 80, can now pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine in Waterloo area.
Individuals can register on-line or by cellphone by calling the area at 519-575-4400. The area mentioned on-line registration is quickest resulting from a excessive quantity of calls on the centre.
Individuals might be contacted for a vaccine appointment as early as this week, the area mentioned.
Pre-registration is at present restricted to:
Grownup recipients of persistent residence well being care.
Individuals aged 80 and older.
Important staff in long-term care or retirement properties.
Well being care staff.
Employees, residents and important caregivers of seniors congregate settings.
Employees in long-term care or retirement properties.
“We’re very near celebrating completion of vaccinations in long-term care and high-risk retirement properties,” Shirley Hilton, deputy chief for Waterloo Area Police Service and head of the Waterloo Area Vaccine Distribution Job Pressure, mentioned in a launch.
“As vaccinations are accomplished and capability is elevated, we’ll proceed to open up vaccination to extra teams as rapidly as doable. Pre-registration will assist us to maximise capability and e-book folks in as quickly as doable,” Hilton added.
In the meantime, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Well being has additionally opened up pre-registration for precedence teams. People within the listed teams can pre-register right here.