COVID Vaccine Update

Click here vaccineto.ca to see if you are eligible to receive the Covid Vaccine and to schedule your appointment.

Are you wondering if you or your child requires COVID-19 testing and how to access this?  If so, please click on this website for the latest Covid-19 decision guide for schools before calling to book an appointment with us. For the recent update on child care centers on Covid-19 related issues, please click on this website for more information.

Worried about your symptoms or need further guidance, please call to book a triage call with a nurse or book with your MD.

In alignment with the Ontario Ministry of Health recommendations, the Village Family Health Team does not provide letters “clearing” people of COVID-19.

For further COVID-19 information, please see the Toronto Public Health link

Webinars

he Village Family Health Team will be offering one-hour lunch time webinars throughout the winter on various mental health related topics and Lactation sessions. Check the website regularly for new webinars, dates, and changes. To receive a link to the virtual webinar, registration is required. To register please email Leticia at Leticia.oba@villagefht.ca

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Health Resources

Updated - April 6, 2021

Vaccine Resources 

COVID Vaccines are now more available with eligibility criteria changing rapidly to include more people. We encourage you to schedule a vaccination appointment when you become eligible. We are writing to provide information about where to schedule a vaccine based on different eligibility criteria.

People age 60+ years, can register to be vaccinated at any of the nine Toronto Public Health Mass Vaccine Clinics. Here is the link:

https://covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine/

Other eligibility criteria (including High Risk health care worker, Hot Spot Communities, High Risk Chronic Conditions) can register at community-based vaccine clinics. Eligibility criteria vary by clinic and change quickly. Please check back regularly to see if you are eligible to register.

The link to review eligibility, and book appointments at community clinics can be found here: https://vaccineto.ca/sites

Liberty Village, and other surrounding areas, are currently considered “Hot Spot Communities”. If you are 50 year of age or older, and residing in these high-risk areas, please see below for

For Postal Codes starting with: M6K  M6N  M8V  M9A  M9B  M9C  M9R  M9V  M9W, please book your appointment at Unity Health: https://unityhealth.to/covid-19-vaccination-at-unity-health/

For Postal Codes starting with: M5V  M6E  M6H, please book your appointment at UHN: https://www.uhn.ca/COVID19_Vaccine

High Risk Chronic Conditions

There are many chronic health conditions that will be prioritized for vaccination. They will be listed on the vaccine clinic’s registration site. Eligibility is changing regularly. Please check your preferred vaccine clinic to determine eligibility criteria. You are not required to bring a note from your physician confirming that you have the medical condition. You are encouraged to bring along some of your medication to show to the vaccine team, if asked, and if applicable. Locally, Unity Health and UHN are currently vaccinating individuals in the “Highest Risk” and “High Risk” Categories (for a detailed list, please see link: https://unityhealth.to/covid-19-vaccination-at-unity-health/)

Village Family Health Team is open and seeing patients. As per By-Law, a face covering is required for everyone except children under 2. For the safety of you and our team, you will be asked screening questions before your appointment. If you require someone to attend your appointment with you, please limit to one additional person.

Saturday Clinic:  Please Note:

Due to Covid-19, Saturday walk-in clinic is suspended. Patients are advised to call on Saturday mornings and schedule a virtual appointment with the doctor . Walk-in will no longer be accepted.
9:00am - 12:00pm (Urgent care only)- Last registration is 11.00am