- Starting Tuesday April 20, Ontario is expanding the age eligibility for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine – individuals aged 40 and over can receive the AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD. Appointments cannot be booked through Halton Region’s booking system or 311. For information about the program, including pharmacy locations and how to book an appointment, please visit ontario.ca/pharmacycovidvaccine.
- Starting Friday April 16 residents 18+ with highest-risk or high-risk health condition and more priority groups identified in the Province’s vaccine distribution implementation plan can book an appointment to be vaccinated at a Halton Region COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. Find out if you will be eligible as part of this expansion.
- Starting Tuesday, April 6, residents 60 years of age and older can book an appointment to be vaccinated at a Halton Region COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic.
- Starting Friday, April 9, Indigenous Adults (including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit populations) who live in Halton and are 18 years of age and older can book an appointment to receive their COVID-19 vaccine at a Halton Region COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic.
- Halton Region clinics are available by appointment only and are not yet open to the general public. No walk-ins—those who show up at clinics without an appointment, will not be permitted to enter. Please check back regularly at halton.ca/COVIDvaccines.
- Halton Hills: Gellert Community Centre, 10241 Eighth Line, Georgetown
- Oakville: Volodymyr Cultural Centre, 1280 Dundas Street West
- Oakville: Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, 3001 Hospital Gate
- Milton: Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main Street East
- Burlington: Compass Point Bible Church, 1500 Kerns Road
- Burlington: Joseph Brant Hospital, 1245 Lakeshore Road
COVID-19 What You Need to Know Vaccine Fact Sheet >> DOWNLOAD
Who is currently eligible? Who will be eligible soon?
Halton Region Public Health is following the eligibility criteria outlined by the Province. As the Province announces new eligible populations or any changes to their implementation plan, Halton Region will update this webpage.
Province-wide Stay-at-Home Order is in effect starting Thursday, April 8, 2021. Province announced a province-wide shutdown will be in place for at least four weeks. Learn more.
Halton’s COVID-19 interactive dashboard provides a summary of the current local situation and information on COVID-19 activity in Halton to date. You can use the dashboard to easily explore Halton’s COVID-19 data on overall case counts, demographics, institutional outbreaks and lab testing.
Resources for Nonprofits
- Ontario Nonprofit Network – https://theonn.ca/resources-covid-19/
- Imagine Canada – https://www.imaginecanada.ca/en/covid19
- TechSoup Canada has put together a resource on COVID-19: How Nonprofits Can Establish Effective Telecommuting Practices – https://www.techsoupcanada.ca/en/community/blog/covid-19-working-remotely
- Federal Government supports – Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
- Ontario Government supports – Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID‑19
- Plain language guide to Federal and provincial financial support in Canada due to #COVID19 (Updated March 27, 2020) – https://drive.google.com/file/d/1lOJn7XS6ETIkbLRodYk681M_2dxkkQsc/view
Halton Region Public Health
Twitter: @Region of Halton
311 Halton – Contact if you have questions about Region services and closures.
Telephone: 311 (If you are outside Halton, you can contact a 311 customer service representative by calling 905-825-6000 or 1-866-442-5866.)
Additional Halton Resources
Local Municipal Information
- Burlington – https://www.burlington.ca/en/your-city/corona-virus.asp
- Halton Hills – https://www.haltonhills.ca/covid19/
- Milton – https://www.milton.ca/en/living-in-milton/covid-19-coronavirus.aspx
- Oakville – https://www.oakville.ca/townhall/covid-19.html
Province of Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Health
COVID-19 Resource Hub. Updated every day, seven days a week, at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET. Resources including an information sheet available in multiple languages. Visit for news of cases and affected areas in Ontario, information on coronaviruses and COVID-19 specifically, information on how to protect yourself and on symptoms and treatment, and guidelines for travellers returning from affected areas.
Public Health Ontario
COVID-19 Resource Hub. Most resources are targeted to health care providers, but a collection of fact sheets on self-monitoring and self-isolation in multiple languages (English, Simplified Chines, Farsi, Italian, and Korean) may be of use to community organizations.
A free, confidential service you can call to get health advice or information.
Toll-free: 1-866-797-0000 | Toll-free TTY: 1-866-797-0007
Government of Canada / Public Health Agency of Canada
Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam on Twitter: English
COVID-19 Resource Hub. Visit for updates, travel advice, preparation advice, information on symptoms and treatment and prevention and risk, FAQ, guidance for communities, and fact sheets and infographics.
CDC (Centers of Disease Control & Prevention)
COVID-19 Resource Hub. Learn how to protect yourself and prepare your family, and find updates, resources for businesses and employers and schools and child care, and sign up for email updates.
World Health Organization (United Nations’ Health Agency)
Twitter English (although they retweet resources in multiple languages)