Toronto Public Health releases 2022 data for deaths of homeless people

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Toronto – Toronto Public Health (TPH) released data related to the deaths of people experiencing homelessness in 2022. Overall, homelessness continues to negatively impact health outcomes of individuals, resulting in 187 reported deaths in 2022. This total is lower than the 223 deaths reported in 2021 but remains higher than the 128 deaths reported before the COVID-19 pandemic in 2019. …

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It’s ok to feel feel sad or stressed

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Toronto – Toronto Public Health has said it’s ok not to be ok. A city’s social media portal says: “The last 3 years have been hard for a lot of us. Many people may feel sad, stressed, scared or angry. These are normal & common responses. You are not alone. These are normal and common responses to unexpected or stressful …

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Striking bold partnerships to address drug poisoning crisis

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Toronto – Toronto Public Health (TPH), Unity Health Toronto and the University Health Network (UHN) announced new partnerships to expand frontline health care services in responding to the escalating drug poisoning crisis in Toronto. This will be the first time that acute care hospitals in Ontario and Public Health have worked together to offer supervised consumption services, adding a new …

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Toronto Public Health supports National Kids and Vaccines Day

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Toronto – On the second annual National Kids and Vaccines Day, Toronto Public Health (TPH) is pleased to continue providing opportunities for Toronto students to catch up on lifesaving vaccines they may have missed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Across TPH’s six fixed-site clinics, more than 700 doses have already been administered in the first week of this important push to …

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Vaccination options in Toronto today

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Toronto – Individuals who are yet to be vaccinated or are eligible for a COVID-19 booster dose can City vaccination clinics this Saturday and Sunday. Immunization clinics at Cloverdale Mall, Mitchell Field Community Centre, 1 Eglinton Square and Thorncliffe Park Community Hub are open to walk-ins on Saturday, February 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Immunization clinics at Metro …

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TPH expands access to kids vax through immunization clinics

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Toronto – Toronto Public Health (TPH) is expanding access to the nine children’s vaccines required under Ontario’s Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA). Starting today, parents and guardians of children from four to 17 years of age (junior kindergarten to grade 12) can book immunizations for diphtheria, tetanus, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, meningococcal disease, pertussis (whooping cough) and varicella (chickenpox) …

Toronto MPOX vaccination

Toronto Public Health asks at-risk residents to get MPOX  vaccination

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Toronto – Toronto Public Health (TPH) is reminding eligible residents at risk of contracting MPOX (formerly known as monkeypox) to complete a two-dose vaccination series of Imvamune® as soon as possible. The reminder comes as TPH is investigating reports of four new cases of MPOX in a 24-hour period on Friday, January 27, and during a busy winter travel season. …


Walk-in Pharmacy Vaccination Clinics for 50+ in Toronto

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Toronto – With the arrival of colder temperatures and the increase in COVID-19, flu and other respiratory virus activity, Toronto Public Health, Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall pharmacies are teaming up to provide walk-in COVID-19 and flu vaccination clinics at select pharmacy locations across the city for people age 50 and older as part of their seniors’ health days. Find …


Covid-19 booster dose and flu vaccines

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Toronto – Toronto Public Health is saying it can be hard to tell the difference between the flu and Covid-19 symptoms. The city said: “Stay home if you are feeling sick. Residents over six months can get a Covid-19 booster dose and flu vaccine at the same appointment for the best protection this winter. Learn more: http://toronto.ca/immunization