Hamilton’s COVID-19 vaccine efforts continue to progress as supply remains steady and the number of individuals who are eligible continues to expand.
As of Wednesday (June 30), nearly 540,000 doses of vaccine have been administered by the city’s health care partners.
73.6 per cent of adults in Hamilton have received at least one dose with 35.3 per cent being fully vaccinated. Meanwhile, 58.3 per cent of youth (12-17) have received their first dose.
Beginning Thursday (July 1), youth who have not yet received their first dose can attend the mobile clinic located at Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre on Cannon St. East. The clinic will be open from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
To date, 106 local pharmacies are administering Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to everyone over the age of 12.
Residents eligible for the vaccine can also book their appointment online at www.hamilton.ca/covidvaccines.
Nearly 14.7 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered province-wide.
67.2 per cent of all people in Ontario have received at least one dose and 32.5 per cent are fully vaccinated.
The province has administered the third-most vaccines per 100,000 people in the country, trailing only Manitoba, Yukon, and Northwest Territories.
As a nation, 37.3 million vaccines have been administered. 67.42 per cent of the Canadian population has received at least one dose and
30.3 per cent are fully vaccinated