Posted on Friday, April 02, 2021 06:19 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to area residents 65 and older, or those who will be turning 65 in 2021. While the Health Department recently expanded eligibility to individuals in the Highest-Risk and High-Risk Health Conditions groups and residents in High Risk Congregate Living Settings, it has been determined that there are available spots to now proceed with bookings for those who are 65 and older. Bookings for residents 65-plus...
Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 06:16 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department continues to expand eligibility for area residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. In addition to residents 70 and older, or those who will be turning 70 this year, focus will now include individuals with Highest-Risk and High-Risk Health Conditions and residents in High Risk Congregate Living Settings. For a full list of the current priority groups visit www.durham.ca/covidvaccines. We recognize that public health units in other areas of the province...
Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 03:06 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Today, the Province of Ontario announced that—as of Saturday, April 3—Ontario will be imposing the “emergency brake”; and will enter into a province-wide shutdown for at least four weeks, due to concerning trends in public health indicators.
This also means the current COVID-19 response framework “Keeping Ontario Safe and Open” will be paused when this province-wide emergency brake comes into effect.
When: Effective Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., Durham Region will...
Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 03:16 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham, in partnership with the Durham Purchasing Co-operative—which includes the cities of Oshawa and Pickering; Municipality of Clarington; towns of Ajax and Whitby, and Township of Brock; the Durham District School Board; Durham College and Ontario Tech University—is hosting a virtual Supplier Information event.
When: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Virtually through Microsoft Teams or your web browser (no special software required).
Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 06:20 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region Health Department is continuing to focus COVID-19 vaccination efforts for residents who are 70 years and older, or who will be turning 70 in 2021. The Health Department continues to follow Ontario’s vaccination plan for Phase 1 and 2 to address the priority groups as outlined by the province. The ability to add new priority groups is dependent on vaccine supply which is received from the province.
Residents are welcome to attend any of the eight municipal clinics located...