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Pfizer: Remember to get all doses as recommended

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LA – Pfizer has said in its press release that Covid-19 vaccines have been demonstrated to be effective in preventing the disease in individuals, but it is currently unknown if or to what degree vaccination will be sufficient to achieve herd immunity to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus – so continue to follow recommended Public Health measures even …

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Ontarians 18+ Eligible for Bivalent Booster Starting Today

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Province Adding New Paediatric Pfizer Vaccine for Infants and Children Aged Six Months To Under Five Years TORONTO — The Ontario government is reminding individuals that starting today, September 26, all adults aged 18 and over are eligible to receive the bivalent booster dose, which may offer more targeted protection against the Omicron variants. Appointments can be booked through the COVID-19 …

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Mixing COVID-19 Vaccine Products

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Primary series CDC does not recommend mixing products for your primary series doses. If you received Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 for the first dose of your primary series, you should get the same product for all following primary series doses. Boosters People ages 18 years and older may get a different product for a booster than they got for their …

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Summertime Covid-19 vaccination clinics this weekend

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Toronto – Toronto Public Health (TPH) is hosting pop-up vaccination clinics this summer across Toronto in partnership with many festivals and special events. This is part of Team Toronto’s ongoing efforts to continue to bring COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to places residents live, work and play. The first summer vaccination clinics can be found at: Toronto Beaches RibFest at Woodbine Beach …

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Health Canada on Decommissioning COVID Alert

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Ottawa – Following a thorough review of COVID Alert, the Government of Canada has decommissioned the application effective today, June 17, 2022. The exposure notification service is disabled and users can delete the app from their devices. The Government of Canada launched the national exposure notification application on July 31, 2020 – a critical point in the COVID-19 pandemic when cases were on the …

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Advancing collaboration with US on shared health priorities

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Ottawa – Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, concluded a successful trip to Washington, DC As the first Minister of Health to travel to Capitol Hill in over five years, he met with his US counterpart and key stakeholders to discuss shared domestic and global health priorities, including the importance of equity in the response to COVID-19. The Minister’s two-day trip …

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NACI to release guidance on 4th doses of Covid-19 vaccines 

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TORONTO – The National Advisory Committee on Immunization will soon be releasing guidance on fourth doses of Covid-19 vaccines soon as public health indicators tick up across Canada. A spokeswoman for the Public Health Agency of Canada said that the agency expects to publish NACI’s advice on fourth doses in the coming days.

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Covid-19 vaccines continue to protect against hospitalization

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DC – Covid-19 vaccination continues to help protect adults against severe illness with Covid-19 , including hospitalizations and death, according to two reports released in today’s MMWR. During Omicron, Covid-19 -associated hospitalization rates increased for all adults, regardless of vaccination status, but rates were 12 times higher among adults who were unvaccinated compared to adults who received a booster or …

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Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

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Washington – While COVID-19 vaccines were developed rapidly, all steps were taken to make sure they are safe and effective. The US CDC answers some of the questions: Approach to Development – Scientists have been working for many years to develop vaccines against viruses like the one that causes COVID-19. This knowledge helped speed up the initial development of the current …

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Canada receives over 1M additional child COVID-19 vaccines

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Ottawa – More than a million more COVID-19 vaccines for children have arrived in Canada, the country’s public services and procurement minister says. Filomena Tassi said a shipment of 1.136 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 pediatric vaccine arrived in Canada on Monday. The release said this means children aged five to 11 in Canada “will be able to …