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A vaccine is a biological substance designed to protect humans from infections caused by bacteria and viruses. Vaccines are also called immunizations because they take advantage of our natural immune system’s ability to prevent infectious illness. Go to for more clinic locations. To talk to a doctor directly about this vaccine or other immunizations you can book an appointment at

How to get the shot:

The Mid-Scarborough Hub Vaccine clinic is open for Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines Wednesday – Friday 9:30 am – 4:15 pm. Walk in’s are welcome or book online with the button below.

COVID-19 Testing – If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or were exposed to the COVID-19 virus, click here to which steps to take. If you would like to be assessed in our Cold, Flu and Covid Clinic (CFCC) please click here.

Vaccine engagement team

Benefits of getting vaccinated – find out why it is beneficial to get vaccinated

Stay Protected this Respiratory Season: Find out more about symptoms, treatment and staying well with this webinar.

Vaccine Eligibility

Safety and side effects:

Vaccine Plan – Ontario’s three phase plan prioritizes vaccines for those at greatest risk of severe illness and those who care for them

Vaccine side effects – With any medication or supplement (including vitamins), vaccines can cause side effects and reactions. View some common vaccine side effects

Allergic reactions – There is a small chance of serious allergic reaction to a vaccine. View some signs and symptoms a vaccine can cause

Stress related reactions – People get anxious about vaccines. View which are the most common reaction related to stress when it comes too vaccines

Making sure vaccines are safe – Vaccines must be tested to make sure they’re safe and effective before being approved for use in Canada. View the safety of vaccines

Vaccination for COVID-19 – Vaccination is one of the most effective ways to protect us against COVID-19. View the reason why

Natural immunity and disease prevention – Vaccines help your immune system get ready to protect against a disease without making you sick.

Vaccine ingredients – Vaccines contain small amounts of other ingredients, and each ingredient has a purpose. Find out what the purpose is

Vaccine injury support program – Canada has very high standards for vaccine safety. Find out more about the support program

What to do if you are in close contact

Other education

Homebound Vaccinations – Register for a home vaccination with your primary care provider or call Toronto Senior Helpline at 416-217-2077 

Proof of vaccination – It says provincial regulations no longer require proof of vaccination. But you can access your enhanced vaccine certificate online to find information about each COVID-19 vaccine you have received.

Faith Leader Resources – Faith leaders can help encourage vaccination by creating a supportive environment that makes it easier for their community members to get vaccinated, and by providing information from trusted sources. See the following link for resources on more information

COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet (5-11) – Learn more about the Pediatric Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for children 5 to 11

Novavax Nuvaxovid – An updated Novavax Nuvaxovid fact sheet is now available on the Vaccine Resource page, available in a variety of translations and all are AODA compliant. For more information about new COVID-19 vaccines, visit the City’s COVID-19: About the Vaccines webpage.

Transportation to vaccine clinics – Is available through Toronto Ride. Call 211 or book online.

Stay data informed – Toronto Public Health regularly updates COVID-19 vaccination data

Infographics, Posters and resources on Vaccines – download COVID-19 vaccine-related posters, graphics and other resources

Fight the Flu & COVID-19

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Kids/Youth Vaccines

Types of vaccines – Experts have developed many different types of vaccines to protect us from germs (viruses and bacteria). Find out what those vaccines are

Is the covid-19 vaccine safe for kids 12+ – Here you will find more about everything there is need to know about if the covid 19 vaccine is safe for kids 12+. For more information visit

Frequently Asked Questions