COVID-19 Vaccine Status Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit – January 4, 2022
For individuals 12 plus, our first dose vaccination rate is 95.8%, fully vaccinated is 93.6% and with a booster the rate is 36.1%.
- For individuals 5 plus, our first dose vaccination rate is 92.5%, and fully vaccinated rate is 87.2% and for boosters it is 33.6%.
- Vaccination rate for 5 to 11 is 50.1% with a first dose – that is up from 43% last week
- As of Jan 2, 2022 a total of 366,948 vaccinations have been administered in the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) region.
- Our vaccination dashboard has all the details and will be updated again next Tuesday, Jan 11
- Many community vaccine clinics are full in December and into January
- LIMITED walk-ins MAY be available at clinics based on vaccine supply and clinic capacity and will be posted on our social media. If you are choosing to wait in line at a clinic, please ensure social distancing is maintained. Priority is given to those with appointments.
- Our Pfizer-Adult supply is limited and will be prioritized for ages 12-29. Moderna will be the primary vaccine given at clinics for those 30+.
· A list of upcoming clinics is available on our website: https://healthunit.org/health-information/covid-19/protection/vaccine-clinics/
· Check a participating pharmacy here or call your doctor’s office.
- Please cancel a clinic appointment if you book at an earlier one. We can then make this appointment available to someone else. Cancel an appointment by filling out this online form or using the link in your confirmation email.
- If you have symptoms, we advise nyou to cancel your appointment and rebook when your symptoms are gone, and you are feeling well. Whether it is COVID-19 or not, you are fighting an infection and the vaccine may not yield the best response.
- Even if you have had a COVID-19 infection you still need to be immunized
- There will be a form available soon for those who need Medical Exemptions. Information will be on our website in the coming weeks.
- Children turning age 5 in 2022 are eligible to get their COVID-19 vaccine on or after their birthday.
- Our local Call Centre can provide support for residents who cannot access their COVID-19 vaccine receipt through the Ministry website.
- For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, visit the COVID-19 Protection and Vaccines section of our website.
- A fourth dose will be made available to residents of long-term care homes, retirement homes, Elder Care Lodges and other congregate care settings.
- Individuals must wait three months, or 84 days, between doses.
- The province will also be mandating third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for all staff, students, volunteers, caregivers and support workers in long-term care settings. Workers have until Jan. 28, 2022 to get the booster, if eligible.
Other Vaccine Information
4th Dose being given to highest risk