COVID-19 Vaccine Status Report

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by the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit 

Vaccination Statistics:

For individuals 5 plus, our first dose vaccination rate is 94.5%, and second dose rate is 91.7% and third dose rate is 62.0%

Vaccination rate for 5 to 11 is 65.1% with a first dose – 50.1% of children 5 to 11 have received a second dose.

For youth age 11-17, 87.8% have second doses and 19.9% have third doses

As of April 3, 2022 a total of 429,839 vaccinations have been administered in the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) region.

Our vaccination dashboard has all the details and will be updated again next Tuesday, April 12.

Fourth Doses:

As of Thursday, April 7, those age 60+ (born in 1962 or before), and Indigenous people and their adult household members are eligible for a 4th dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Available through pharmacies, your healthcare provider or any of our clinics

Recommended interval for the 4th dose is 5 months after your third dose, but can be given as early as 3 months after it.

Vaccination Booking Reminders:

Getting vaccinated with three doses provides good protection against symptoms and very good protection against serious disease requiring hospitalization. The strength of protection may decrease after several months. So all people 60 and older are encouraged to get a fourth dose of the vaccine. This is the age-group that has higher rates of hospitalization and death because of underlying health conditions that make it a challenge to cope with COVID infection.

A list of upcoming clinics is available on our website. Walk ins may be available at clinics based on clinic capacity. Demands for appointments are very high right now. More appointments are being added so keep checking back. Please don’t call the YMCA in Brockville directly as they do not book appointments. Call 1-844-369-1234 or book online

Also continue to check with a participating pharmacy or your health care provider.

If you have booked an appointment and get a vaccination earlier at a pharmacy or health care provider, please cancel your appointment with our clinic.

Antivirals:

Since April 12, Ontario is making it easier for eligible individuals with a prescription to access antivirals by expanding dispensing locations to include participating pharmacies across the province. A list of pharmacies that are dispensing Paxlovid will be available at Ontario.ca/antivirals as of Wednesday, April 13 at 8:00 a.m. The list will be regularly updated as the list of participating pharmacies expands.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, visit the COVID-19 Protection and Vaccines section of our website. 

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