We wanted to reach out and share with you some new information shared by Toronto Public Health.
Below you will see information regarding:
- Update from TPH on their new reporting tool and attached a letter on Omicron updates.
- Information on COVID-19 vaccination appointments.
Update from TPH
Please read a letter from Toronto Public Health regarding COVID-19 Omicron updates, which is to be distributed to child care parents and guardians.
Toronto Public Health has developed a new reporting tool for child care operators when there are gastrointestinal outbreaks. Information on these types of outbreaks and the reporting tool is available here:
If you have any questions about the letter or new reporting tool, please contact Toronto Public Health at ChildCareIPAC@toronto.ca
COVID-19 vaccination appointments
Please share the following information with your agency staff and families.
Given the emergence of the new Omicron variant and ongoing community transmission of the Delta variant, TPH urges all adults and eligible children to book their first, second or third-dose (if eligible) appointment.
This morning, Toronto Public Health opened 8000 additional COVID-19 vaccination appointments for adults and eligible children for this Sunday, January 16 and Monday, January 17.
The five City-run immunization clinics continue to add new appointments for first, second and third doses of COVID-19 vaccine. These locations include:
- Metro Toronto Convention Centre: 255 Front St. W., Lower Level
- Cloverdale Mall: 250 The East Mall
- Scarborough Town Centre: 300 Borough Dr.
- Mitchell Field Community Centre: 89 Church Ave.
- Woodbine Mall: 500 Rexdale Blvd.
To book an appointment, click the blue “Book a Vaccine” button on www.toronto.ca/covid-19 or call 1-833-943-3900. City-run clinics are easily accessible by transit and offer free parking on site. Other Toronto health providers and local pharmacies continue to provide vaccination appointments in addition to the five City-run clinics. To easily connect to resources including vaccine appointment bookings and information on vaccines, text “VACCINE” to 1-833-750-0888 or 1-833-943-3900 for more information through the City’s VaxTO program.
We will continue to share updates from TPH and vaccination opportunities as they arise.
Toronto Children’s Services