COVID-19 Vaccine

Last Updated: 2021-04-13

Booking a vaccine appointment

COVID-19 vaccination clinics are by appointment only. Current eligibility is determined Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccination planSinai Health is not operating a COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

Patients may fall under more than one eligible group. When overlap occurs, individuals should pursue the earliest vaccination opportunity that is presented to them. 

The following options are available to pre-register or book vaccination appointments:

UHN’s Pre-Registration for Eligible High-Risk Health Conditions

The pre-registration allows eligible patients to submit their interest in being vaccinated in anticipation of the Province starting Phase 2 of the COVID-19 Vaccine rollout. It does not provide access to book appointments at this time. Patients in this category should consult with their care provider before booking an appointment.

When you sign up for the registry, UHN will contact you to book your vaccination at one of UHN’s vaccine clinics as appointments become available.

In order to pre-register patients must fall into one of the following groups:

  • Organ transplant recipients
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
  • People with neurological diseases that may compromise respiratory function
  • Haematological malignancy diagnosed < 1 year
  • Kidney disease eGFR < 30
  • Obesity (BMI > 40)
  • Other treatments causing immunosuppression
  • Essential caregiver for a member of a priority group or the NICU
  • Intellectual or developmental disabilities
  • Immune deficiencies/autoimmune disorders
  • Stroke/cerebrovascular disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Liver disease
  • All other cancers
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Spleen problems (e.g. asplenia)
  • Heart disease
  • Hypertension with end organ damage
  • Diagnosis of mental disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thalassemia
  • Pregnancy
  • Immunocompromising health conditions
  • Other disabilities requiring direct support care in the community

AND

  • Be a patient receiving care at Sinai Health, UHN, Women’s College Hospital, or Toronto Grace Health Centre. Sinai Health includes Mount Sinai Hospital, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, and the Mount Sinai and Bridgepoint Family Health Teams.

OR

  • Live in, or have your primary care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner) within, the mid-west Toronto catchment area (South of Eglinton Avenue to north of the waterfront, east of Roncesvalles Avenue, and west of Yonge Street — see map), as defined by the Mid-West Toronto Ontario Health Team.

There are two ways to pre-register:

City of Toronto’s Vaccination Clinics

Eligible residents can book an appointment at one of the City’s immunization clinics using the Province vaccination registration system.

There are two ways to book:

Ontario’s Vaccination Registration System

Eligible Ontarians are able to book using the Province’s registration system.

There are two ways to book:

Pharmacy Vaccine Locations

Eligible Ontarians can find your closest pharmacy to get the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Learn about booking a vaccination appointment at a pharmacy and what to expect.

Visit this page for additional support in booking a vaccination appointment.