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GTA residents 50+ eligible for COVID vaccine appointments in hotspots today

Last Updated Apr 9, 2021 at 3:07 pm EDT

People aged 60 and over can now book COVID-19 vaccine appointments in every region across Ontario.

Appointments can be booked through the province’s online booking portal.

The province has also released a list of postal codes where vaccines will be available to anyone 50 and older in COVID-19 hotspots and many are in the GTA.


RELATED: Guide to booking a COVID-19 vaccine in the GTA


Toronto 50+

Anyone 50 or older in an identified hotspot neighbourhood can book an appointment at a city-run mass immunization clinic. The following postal codes will be eligible as of 8 a.m. on April 9:

  • M1B
  • M1C
  • M1E
  • M1G
  • M1H
  • M1J
  • M1K
  • M1M
  • M1P
  • M1R
  • M1S
  • M1T
  • M1V
  • M1W
  • M1X
  • M2J
  • M2M
  • M2R
  • M3A
  • M3C
  • M3H
  • M3J
  • M3K
  • M3L
  • M3M
  • M3N
  • M4A
  • M4H
  • M4X
  • M5A
  • M5B
  • M5N
  • M5V
  • M6A
  • M6B
  • M6E
  • M6H
  • M6K
  • M6L
  • M6M
  • M6N
  • M8V
  • M9A
  • M9B
  • M9C
  • M9L
  • M9M
  • M9N
  • M9P
  • M9R
  • M9V
  • M9W

 

Anyone who is 50 or older in the northwest Toronto area bounded by Steeles Avenue to the north, Bathurst Street to the east, Eglinton Avenue to the south, and the Humber River/Islington Avenue to the east can book a vaccine appointment on the Humber River Hospital website.

Unity Health’s St. Joseph Hospital and St. Michael’s Hospital will be vaccinating anyone 50 or older in following postal codes by appointment. Appointments can be made on the Unity Health website.

St. Joseph’s Hospital

  • M6K
  • M6N
  • M8V
  • M9A
  • M9B
  • M9C
  • M9R
  • M9V
  • M9W

 

St. Michael’s Hospital

  • M4X
  • M5A
  • M5B

 

Toronto East Health Network (Michael Garron Hospital/Thorncliffe Park Community Hub) will be vaccinating anyone 50 or older in the following postal codes by appointment. Appointments can be made on the Toronto East Health Network website.

  • M4H
  • M1L
  • M3C
  • M4A
  • M1K
  • M1M
  • M1J

 

The Englemoount-Lawrence vaccination clinic will be vaccinating anyone 50 or older in the following postal codes by appointment. Bookings can be made on the Baycrest Centre website.

  • M2J
  • M2M
  • M2R
  • M3A
  • M3C
  • M3H
  • M3J
  • M3K
  • M3L
  • M3M
  • M3N
  • M4A
  • M4X
  • M5A
  • M5B
  • M5N
  • M5V
  • M6A
  • M6B
  • M6E
  • M6H
  • M6L
  • M6M
  • M9L
  • M9M
  • M9N
  • M9P

 

CAMH COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be vaccinating anyone 50 or older in the following postal codes by appointment. Bookings can be made on the CAMH website.

  • M5E
  • M6E
  • M6H
  • M6K
  • M6N
  • M8V

 

North York General will be vaccinating anyone 50 or older in the following postal codes by appointment. Bookings can be made on the North York General website.

  • M2J
  • M2M
  • M2R
  • M3A
  • M3C
  • M3H
  • M4A

 

Sunnybrook Hospital will be vaccinating anyone 50 or older in the following postal codes by appointment. Bookings can be made on the Sunnybrook website.

  • M2M
  • M2R
  • M3A
  • M3C
  • M4A
  • M5N
  • M6A
  • M6B

 

University Health Network will be vaccinating anyone 50 or older in the following postal codes by appointment. Bookings can be made on the University Health Network website.

  • M5V
  • M6E
  • M6H

RELATED: Plan for hot spot mobile vaccine clinics for 18+ still being developed


Peel Region 50+

Peel Region will begin booking vaccine appointments for residents aged 50 and older in hotspots this week.

Dr. Lawrence Loh said a full schedule for the region will be released on Thursday that outlines when each age group in the region can get their shot.

“I want to be clear that moving quickly down the age brackets will be the fastest and most effective way to ensure that we get Peel vaccinated in the least amount of time,” said Loh.

Appointments can be made on the province’s online booking portal as of 8 a.m. on Friday, April 9.

  • L4T
  • L4W
  • L4X
  • L4Z
  • L5A
  • L5B
  • L5R
  • L5C
  • L5K
  • L5L
  • L5M
  • L5N
  • L5V
  • L5W
  • L6P
  • L6R
  • L6S
  • L6T
  • L6V
  • L6W
  • L6X
  • L6Y
  • L6Z
  • L7A
  • L7C

 

York Region 45+

York Region announced Tuesday that it’s “advancing” those eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations to now include residents aged 45 to 59 (born in 1962 to 1976) who live in five identified high-priority communities.

Vaccine appointments will be accepted as of Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. through york.ca/COVID19Vaccine or by calling “Access York” at 1-877-464-9675.

York Region has identified five initial communities including four in Vaughan and one in the Markham at the following postal codes:

  • L3S
  • L4J
  • L4L
  • L4K
  • L6A

 

York Region 50+

The following postal codes have been identified as COVID-19 hotspots in Phase 2 of the provincial rollout which will make anyone 50 and older eligible.

Appointments can be made on the province’s online booking portal as of 8 a.m. on Friday, April 9.

  • LOJ
  • L3T
  • L4B
  • L4E
  • L4H
  • L6B
  • L6C
  • L6E

 

Durham Region 50+

The following postal codes have been identified as COVID-19 hotspots in Phase 2 of the provincial rollout which will make anyone 50 and older eligible.

Appointments can be made through the Region of Durham website or the province’s online booking portal as of 8 a.m. on Friday, April 9.

  • L1S
  • L1T
  • L1V
  • L1X
  • L1Z

 

Halton Region 50+

The following postal codes have been identified as COVID-19 hotspots in Phase 2 of the provincial rollout which will make anyone 50 and older eligible.

Appointments can be made on the province’s online booking portal as of 8 a.m. on Friday, April 9.

  • L9E

 

Halton Region announced that as of April 16, it will begin accepting vaccine appointments for those 18-and-up considered high risk, as well as essential workers 18-and-older that cannot work from home.

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