How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

Enter some information below to find out how you can schedule your vaccine appointments.

You can also do this for someone else, if you manage their medical care and appointments.

Last updated: May 18, 2021

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Limited appointments

There may be limited appointments available at some mass vaccination clinics. More appointments through the provincial booking system and public health units will be made available as more vaccine supply is confirmed.

Vaccines continue to be available at mobile, hospital and pop up clinics and at pharmacies across the province.

I identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Métis (optional)

If you do not have one or live in a recently built neighbourhood, use the postal code of a shelter, library, or other community space in your area.

Example: A1A 1A1

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Health card type (required)

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You can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments through either:  selecting from option A or B 

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Ontario has a three-phase plan that prioritizes vaccines for those at greatest risk of severe illness and those who care for them. Each public health unit also has a complementary plan tailored to their own community’s needs.

Youth between 12 and 17 years of age and their family members who have not received a vaccine will be eligible to book an appointment for their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at mass immunization clinics beginning the week of May 31. Public health units may choose to provide vaccines to youth 12 and over earlier, where the Pfizer vaccine is offered.

Vaccines also continue to be available at mobile and pop-up clinics in hot spots and at pharmacies across the province. These clinics are promoted locally within target communities and local public health units.

Additional resources

Visit [public health unit] for more information. This link will open in a new window. 

Through this phone number, you can get a vaccine at a mass immunization clinic.

Vaccine available: Pfizer or Moderna.

COVID-19 vaccine call centre:

1‑833‑943‑3900

Call centre hours:
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day

This call centre does not book appointments for pharmacies.

Additional resources

Each public health unit is developing a vaccine plan tailored to their own community’s needs.

Visit [public health unit] for more information. This link will open in a new window. 

Through this system, you can get a vaccine at a mass immunization clinic.

To book, you must:

  • have a green photo health (OHIP) card (you will need numbers on both sides of the card, expired cards will be accepted)
  • have an email address (or can use the email of the person helping you)
  • have a modern web browser (the booking site is not compatible with Internet Explorer 11 or earlier)

If you have not updated your address with ServiceOntario to reflect where you currently live: call 1-XXX-XXX-XXXX

Vaccine available: Pfizer or Moderna.

Call centre

You can also book your vaccine appointments at 1-XXX-XXX-XXXX if you prefer to call. This call centre does not book appointments for pharmacies.

Additional resources

Each public health unit is developing a vaccine plan tailored to their own community’s needs.

Visit [public health unit] for more information. This link will open in a new window. 

To book, you must have an Ontario health (OHIP) card or another form of government-issued identification.

Vaccine available: Moderna or Pfizer.

Additional resources

Each public health unit is developing a vaccine plan tailored to their own community’s needs.

Visit [public health unit] for more information. This link will open in a new window. 

This public health unit uses their own system to book vaccine appointments.

Vaccine available: Pfizer or Moderna.

Phone number:

1-XXX-XXX-XXXX

This call centre does not book appointments for pharmacies.

Additional resources

Each public health unit is developing a vaccine plan tailored to their own community’s needs.

Visit [public health unit] for more information. This link will open in a new window. 

This public health unit uses their own system to book vaccine appointments.

Through this system, you can get a vaccine at a mass immunization clinic.

You may need an Ontario health (OHIP) card to book.

Vaccine available: Pfizer or Moderna.

Call centre

You can also book your vaccine appointments at 1-XXX-XXX-XXXX if you prefer to call. This call centre does not book appointments for pharmacies.

You can also contact your employer, care home, or community group to find out if they have their own vaccination plans (if applicable).

You can book if you:

  • work in a licensed childcare setting anywhere in the province (including all licensees, employees and students on educational placements)
  • work in an elementary or secondary school anywhere in the province (including educators, custodial, school bus drivers, administrative staff)
  • directly support students with complex special education needs in elementary and secondary schools anywhere in the province

You can also contact a COVID-19 vaccination clinic supported by First Nations, Inuit, and Métis health organizations.

If you book online: The system will automatically schedule your second dose 16 weeks after your first. The vaccine clinic can change this to the shortened dose interval at your first appointment.

Your non-Indigenous partners or household members can also get a vaccine.

You can book if you are a:

  • responder to critical events (including police, fire, special constables, children’s aid society workers, emergency management, critical infrastructure restoration workers)
  • enforcement, inspection, and compliance worker (including by-law enforcement, building inspectors, food inspectors, animal welfare inspectors, border inspection officers, labour inspectors, WSIB field workers)
  • foster care agenda worker (including customary care providers)
  • food manufacturing and distribution worker
  • agriculture and farm worker
  • funeral, crematorium and cemetery worker

If your job is not listed here: select “Group 2” from the list of priority groups to check if yours is included there.

You can book if you are a:

  • essential and critical retail worker (including grocery, foodbank, pharmacy, ServiceOntario, ServiceCanada, Passport Canada, wholesalers and general goods, restaurant, LCBO workers)
  • worker in manufacturing industries directly involved in supporting the COVID-19 response, construction (including infrastructure) and other essential businesses and services where facilities are at heightened risk for COVID-19 outbreaks and spread
  • social worker and social services staff who provides in-person client services (including youth justice workers, Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program case workers)
  • courts and justice system worker (including probation and parole workers)
  • transportation, warehousing and distribution worker (including public transit workers, truck drivers supporting essential services, marine and rail cargo and maintenance, highway maintenance)
  • electricity worker (including system operations, generation, transmission, distribution and storage workers)
  • communications infrastructure worker (including cellular, satellite, landline, internet, public safety radio)
  • water and wastewater management worker
  • financial services worker (bank branch staff)
  • veterinarian and veterinary teams
  • waste management worker
  • oil and petroleum worker (including petroleum refineries, crude oil and petroleum storage, transmission and distribution, retail sale of fuel)
  • natural gas and propane gas worker (including compression, storage, transmission and distribution of natural gas and propane)
  • mine worker (including those needed to ensure the continued operation of active mines)
  • uranium processing worker (those working in the refining and conversion of uranium and fabrication of fuel for nuclear power plants)

If your job is not listed here: select “Group 1” from the list of priority groups to check if yours is included there.

You can book if you:

  • have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more
  • are going through treatment that causes your immune system to weaken, also known as immunosuppression (for example, chemotherapy, taking immunity-weakening medication)
  • have an intellectual or developmental disability (for example, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy)
  • are an essential caregiver for someone with any of these conditions who needs regular and sustained help with personal care and/or activities of daily living

If your health condition is not listed here: select “at-risk health conditions” from the list of priority groups to check if yours is included there.

You do not need a doctor’s note, letter, or other document as proof while booking.

If you are being treated for cancer

You may receive your second vaccine dose 21 to 28 days after you get the first dose for additional protection against COVID-19. Your second dose will automatically be scheduled 16 weeks after your first. The clinic can change this at your first appointment. You must bring a letter from your health care provider to your first appointment saying that you are eligible for a shortened second dose internal.

You can book if you:

  • are pregnant
  • had an organ transplant at any time in the past
  • had a stem cell transplant (bone marrow transplant) at any time in the past
  • have a neurological disease that makes it difficult to breathe (for example, motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis)
  • were diagnosed with a cancer that affects your blood, bone marrow or lymph nodes (a haematological malignancy) within the last year
  • have severe kidney disease (eGFR under 30)
  • are an essential caregiver for someone with any of these conditions

You may need to answer some questions about your eligibility.

If you had a transplant or are being treated for cancer

You may receive your second vaccine dose 21 to 28 days after you get the first dose for additional protection against COVID-19.

You must bring a letter from your health care provider to your first appointment saying that you are eligible for a shortened second dose internal.

If you book online: your second dose will be automatically scheduled 16 weeks after your first. The clinic can change this at your first appointment.

You can book if you have:

  • immune deficiencies and autoimmune disorders (for example, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, HIV/AIDS)
  • stroke and cerebrovascular disease (for example, aneurysms)
  • dementia (for example, Alzheimer’s Disease)
  • diabetes
  • liver disease
  • cancer
  • respiratory disease (for example, asthma, bronchitis, COPD, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, pleurisy)
  • spleen problems (for example, asplenia)
  • heart disease
  • hypertension with end organ damage
  • a diagnosed mental disorder (for example, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety disorder)
  • substance use disorders
  • sickle cell disease
  • thalassemia
  • immunocompromising health conditions
  • disabilities requiring direct support care in the community

You do not need a doctor’s note, letter, or other document as proof while booking.

If your health condition is not listed here: select “high-risk health conditions” from the list of priority groups to check if yours is included there.

If you are being treated for cancer

You may receive your second vaccine dose 21 to 28 days after you get the first dose for additional protection against COVID-19. Your second dose will automatically be scheduled 16 weeks after your first. The clinic can change this at your first appointment. You must bring a letter from your health care provider to your first appointment saying that you are eligible for a shortened second dose internal.

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