COVID-19: MLHU to allow walk-in second dose vaccine appointments starting Tuesday

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The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is making it easier for radical to get their 2nd dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Starting Tuesday, walk-in appointments volition beryllium disposable for some archetypal and 2nd doses astatine each MLHU clinics betwixt 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The wellness portion says radical are inactive encouraged to publication an appointment, but if they’re incapable to, they tin inactive get their 2nd dose without one.

During Monday’s media briefing, Dr. Alex Summers, MLHU’s subordinate aesculapian serviceman of health, provided an update connected what types of vaccines are offered astatine each clinic.

“Starting Tuesday, the Pfizer vaccine volition beryllium disposable astatine each MLHU-operated clinics, including (pop-up) clinics,” helium said. “Moderna volition beryllium disposable astatine Western Fair Agriplex, North London Optimist Community Centre, the Caradoc Community Centre (as good as) pop-up clinics.”

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Summers says helium anticipates radical volition beryllium allowed to take which vaccine they similar erstwhile the inventory is available.

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“If you privation to articulation Team Moderna, I promote you to bash so. But we (want) to region immoderate obstruction for radical with regards to getting their vaccine,” helium said. “We volition bash our champion to marque definite that idiosyncratic walks retired of determination with a vaccine. That’s our goal.”

The MLHU reported 19 caller COVID-19 cases from Saturday to Monday, though the full region’s lawsuit number accrued by 18, apt the effect of information cleanup involving a antecedently reported case.

Six caller cases are from Monday, 8 cases are from Sunday and 5 are from Saturday. The region’s full lawsuit number stands astatine 12,697.

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The fig of recoveries accrued by 25 for a full of 12,409.

Fifty-nine cases are progressive and the fig of deaths remains astatine 229.

— with files from 980 CFPL’s Jacquelyn LeBel 

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— MLHealthUnit (@MLHealthUnit) July 19, 2021

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