York Region holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics for disabled youth
July 27, 2021
York Region Public Health is offering a dedicated COVID-19 vaccination clinic for youth with disabilities and their families today in Newmarket.
The clinic, which will administer Pfizer vaccines by appointment only, is at Sir William Mulock Secondary School at 705 Columbus Way from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 27.
The special clinics provide registered nurses who are experienced and supportive immunizers and additional time so youth can receive their vaccination without rushing, regional spokesperson Patrick Casey said.
Individuals can choose to receive their vaccination in the school gymnasium or in their vehicle, he added, and can bring any items that may increase their comfort such as headphones, earphones and tablets.
Other York Region clinics for youth with disabilities and their families will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following dates and locations:
Tuesday, July 27: Milliken Mills High School, 7522 Kennedy Rd., Markham; Tommy Douglas Secondary School, 4020 Major Mackenzie Dr., Vaughan.
Wednesday, July 28: Richmond Green Secondary School, 1 William F. Bell Parkway, Richmond Hill; Thornlea Secondary School, 8075 Bayview Ave., Markham