COVID-19 vaccines for First Nations, Inuit and Métis people

Find out how First Nations, Inuit and Métis people can get vaccinated against covid 19.

Overview

Ontario has been working with Indigenous partners to develop a mass immunization plan for First Nations, Inuit and Métis people, recognizing local circumstances and individual community needs.

If you are 18 years old or older and identify as First Nations, Inuit or Métis, there are two ways you can get a covid 19 vaccine:

Find an Indigenous-supported clinic

Find information about vaccination or book an appointment to get vaccinated.

Service area

Organization

Booking options

Additional information

Provincewide

Indigenous Primary Health Care Council

Online: find your nearest Aboriginal Health Access Centre

N/A

Northern Ontario

Nishnawbe Aski Nation

Online: find a list of urban community members vaccination clinics and booking information

N/A

Ottawa and surrounding regions

Akausivik Inuit Family Health Team

Online: find booking and eligibility information

Phone: 613-740-0999

Who can be vaccinated:

  • all Inuit adults, including family and caregivers
  • staff from Indigenous community agencies

Clinic location:

  • 24 Selkirk Street, Suite 300, Ottawa

Clinic hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Ottawa

Ottawa Public Health and Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

Phone: 613-691-5505

(Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and weekends 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Who can be vaccinated:

  • First Nation, Inuit and Métis community members (16 and older) and their spouses and family household members

Clinic location:

  • St. Laurent Complex, 525 Coté Street, Ottawa

Walk-in appointments are not available.

Thunder Bay

Ontario Native Women’s Association, Mindimooyenh Vaccination Clinic

Online: complete the online registration form

Phone: 807-697-1753

(Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Who can be vaccinated:

  • all Indigenous adults over 16 or 18 years old (depending on vaccine type) and their families sharing the same household
  • prioritization to those 55 and over
  • must live in Thunder Bay

Proof of Indigenous ancestry is required.

Up to 6 members of the same household can register on the same form.

Clinic location:

  • Valhalla Inn, Ballroom, 1 Valhalla Inn Road, Thunder Bay

Toronto and surrounding areas

Auduzhe, Anishnawbe Health Toronto and partnered clinics

Online: find a list of clinics and booking information

Phone: 437-703-8703

Website includes:

  • Indigenous-led community vaccine clinics
  • hospital-based, Indigenous-focused vaccine clinics
  • general vaccine clinics

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