COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination 

The Town of Lincoln is working closely with partners in Niagara to deliver vaccines to the Lincoln community. 

    Clinics in Lincoln 

    The Town continues to work with GO-VAXX to schedule clinics in Lincoln. 

    The following clinics are currently scheduled at the Lincoln Community Centre.

     

    • Tuesday, May 24, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, June 8, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Sunday, June 12, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Monday, June 13, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, June 14, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Eligibility:

    • 1st and 2nd doses available for 5 to 11
    • 1st, 2nd, booster for 12+
    • Fourth dose available for age 12+ that meet criteria.
    • Full details on eligibility

    Links:

    • Appointments are required and can be booked at Ontario.ca/bookvaccine or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900.  Walk-ins may be accommodated based on vaccine supply.
    • Bookings begin four days before the scheduled clinic date.
    • To confirm when you can begin booking an appointment and learn more about COVID-19 Vaccination and the Town of Lincoln’s efforts to administer the vaccine in cooperation with other agencies on our website.
    • Learn more about the GO-VAXX mobile vaccine clinics and schedules on their website and how to book an appointment.

     

    GO-VAXX mobile clinics are provincially run vaccine clinics with the necessary supplies and trained staff to provide vaccines safely. Vaccines will be administered per the Ministry of Health guidelines. While supplies last.

    Booking an Appointment through Provincial Portal

    The provincial COVID-19 vaccine registration portal is open. Eligible residents can book an appointment either online at Ontario.ca/bookvaccine or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Information Line number at 1-833-943-3900.

      To provide an extra layer of protection against the Omicron and BA.2 variants, the provincial government is expanding eligibility for fourth doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to the following individuals, starting April 7, 2022:

      • individuals aged 60 and over; 
      • First Nation, Inuit and Métis individuals and their non-Indigenous household members aged 18.

      All individuals aged five and older can book an appointment to get doses of the COVID-19 vaccine they are eligible for.

       

      Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself, your loved ones and our communities from COVID-19 and the highly-transmissible Omicron variant. You can book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment for:

      • yourself
      • a family member, friend or someone whose medical care and appointments you manage

      Learn when and where you can book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine and what vaccines are available. Learn more about Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

      Niagara Region Vaccination 

      Niagara Region Public Health has established a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Schedule.

      • Have questions about the vaccine or eligibility?
        • Niagara residents can call the COVID-19 Info-Line to speak to a public health professional at 905-688-8248 or 1-888-505-6074, press 7 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.).
        • See COVID-19 vaccine resources and FAQs on Niagara Region's website. 

      • Lincoln residents can register for any vaccine clinic site in the Niagara Region or across the province. 
      • Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) and Novavax COVID-19 vaccines - Individuals interested in accessing a dose of either of these vaccines should contact the Niagara Region Public Health COVID-19 Info-Line at 905-688-8248, press 7, then 2, to be added to a wait list. There are limited quantities of these vaccines and there is no guarantee they will be available.

      Pharmacies 

      • The Pfizer, Pediatric Pfizer, and Moderna vaccine is available in select pharmacies for individuals 5 years of age and older. 
      • Most pharmacies book appointments ahead of time and some allow walk-ins.  Check with the pharmacy before you go.

      Need a Ride? 

      • The Province of Ontario is extending free rides to vaccination sites for people with mobility issues, through the Accessible Drive to Vaccines Program
      • Rides are available to seniors who need transportation to get to their appointment through Community Support Services of Niagara at 905-682-3800 ext. 709.
      • Free transit fare is available through NRT OnDemand to residents travelling to and from their COVID-19 vaccination appointments. To receive the free fare, riders are required to show the driver a vaccination appointment confirmation (e-mail or another format) to board transit and proof of vaccination for the return trip. This process applies to  appointments for both the first and second dose. 
      • Free rides to vaccination appointments are also available for Niagara Specialized Transit.
      • Niagara Region Senior Community Programs provide transportation to residents in the 80+ age group who have a vaccination appointment but no other means of transportation to get there. Call: 905-984-2621 (or toll free: 1-877-212-3922)

      Information For Your Appointment

      For information on what to do on the day of your appointment, please visit Niagara Region’s website for details.

      More details on COVID-19 vaccination in Niagara are available on Niagara Public Health's Vaccination web page.

      Out of Province Vaccines

      To report a vaccination that was administered outside of Ontario, please complete Niagara Region Public Health's online form.

      Questions?

      The Town of Lincoln customer service staff are available at 905-563-8205 (Mon to Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) to assist with any questions.

      Is the vaccine safe?

      Only vaccines that are safe and effective will be approved for use in Canada. Please see information from the Government of Ontario on COVID-19 Vaccine Safety.

      I lost my vaccination receipt; can I get a copy?

      Anyone who received their COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario and has a green health card, can get a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination receipt using the online Provincial booking system. After you log in with your health card number, you will receive an option to book an appointment or get a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination receipt.

      If you have a red and white health card, you will have to call the Provincial Vaccine Booking Line at 1-833-943-3900 to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination receipt.

      Information Resources on Vaccines and Vaccinations

      Government of Canada

      Government of Ontario

      Niagara Region Public Health

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