OTTAWA – Yesterday (June 21), the city reached three important milestones in its COVID-19 vaccination effort.
“A new record of 17,549 vaccine doses were administered yesterday, thanks to the increase in doses allocated to the City of Ottawa,” city staff released in a statement today (June 22). “This helped the city reach 77 per cent of first doses and 21 per cent of second doses for residents 18 years and older. Residents 12 and older reached 75 per cent of first doses and 20 per cent of second doses.”
In addition to this, more than 62,000 vaccine appointments were booked by residents in 24 hours.
“Thanks to Ottawa residents, we are moving closer to community immunity,” staff said.
Residents who would like to book their first or second doses can visit Ontario.ca/bookvaccine to access the provincial booking system or call the provincial vaccine booking line at 1-833-943-3900 between 8 a.m. and 8 pm.., seven days a week. You may also be able to book at a local pharmacy.
“The City of Ottawa and Ottawa Public Health are committed to ensuring any resident who wants a COVID-19 vaccine will receive one,” staff said.
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For more information on city programs and services, visit ottawa.ca or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401).