COVID-19 vaccines for Ontario

Learn about Ontario’s vaccination program to help protect us against COVID‑19.

For the latest COVID-19 data, please visit the Data Catalogue or the Public Health Ontario Data Tool.

Book a vaccine

If you still need your first or second or booster dose, book now.

Call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900 to book over the phone. This line is available 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., 7 days a week.


Getting vaccinated

Vaccines are safe, effective and the best way to protect you and those around you from serious illnesses like COVID‑19. Anyone born in 2016 or earlier is eligible to get a first and second dose.

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A person wearing a surgical mask receives a vaccine shot in their arm

How to book an appointment

Your options for scheduling a vaccination will depend on which dose you need, where you want to get vaccinated and your public health unit’s local vaccination plan.

  • Mass immunization clinic

    Online

    Enter some information to find out how to schedule your appointments online.

    Book online

    By phone

    Call 1-833-943-3900 (available in over 300 languages)
  • Participating pharmacy

    Book an appointment directly with a participating pharmacy.

    Most pharmacies book appointments ahead of time and some allow walk-ins.

    Find a pharmacy
  • Pop-up or mobile clinic

    Your local public health unit (PHU) can tell you where and when pop-up or mobile clinics will be in your community and if you need to book an appointment.

    Find your PHU GO-VAXX bus schedule

What can we help you with?

  • Change or cancel an appointment

    If you booked your appointment with a public health unit, pharmacy, hospital, mobile or pop-up clinic, contact them directly to manage your appointments.

    Online

    You can use the online booking system to cancel appointments only.

    Cancel appointment

    By phone

    To cancel or change an appointment:

    Call 1-833-943-3900
  • Get an enhanced vaccine certificate

    Download or print an enhanced vaccine certificate with a QR code (sometimes called a vaccine passport) to make providing proof of vaccination easier.

    You will need a green photo health (OHIP) card to log into the system.

    If you do not have one, call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900 to have your certificate sent to you.

    Get a vaccine certificate
  • Get information or help

    Call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre for help booking appointments, getting vaccine certificates or more information.

    Help is available in over 300 languages, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week.

    You may have to wait for an agent if call volumes are high.

    Call: 1-833-943-3900

    TTY (for deaf, hearing-impaired or speech-impaired): 1-866-797-0007

  • Learn about vaccine safety

    COVID‑19 vaccines help build up your immunity to the virus, reduce your risk of getting it, and make your symptoms milder if you do get sick.

    Get information about how the COVID‑19 vaccines are approved, how they work and possible side effects.

    Learn about vaccine safety

After getting vaccinated

It takes about 2 weeks after you are vaccinated for your body to gain protection from COVID‑19.

  • Follow the latest public health measures

  • Whether vaccinated or not, stay home if you have symptoms

  • Wearing a mask for greater protection is recommended for those at higher risk for severe illness, particularly those who have not received their recommended doses of COVID‑19 vaccine, including people who are older, people with certain medical conditions and those who are pregnant or have recently given birth

  • Always follow good practices like washing your hands and covering your coughs and sneezes

  • Take a self-assessment to help you decide if you need a COVID‑19 test

For more information, read Canada’s public health guidance for vaccinated individuals.

Get information in other languages

Get vaccine facts and other COVID‑19 resources in multiple languages.

Planning the immunization program

Learn what determined our priorities for vaccine eligibility.

Find out who’s on the COVID‑19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force.