COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

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Vaccines

Summary

  • Updates on changes to 2nd dose intervals, distribution of AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine with inclusion of pharmacies and primary care partners, area of focus for phase 2 vaccinations

Actions

  • Extension between 1st & 2nd dose to 16 weeks is effective 10th March 2021/Those deemed at high risk will continue to receive vaccine at the initial intervals/the AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine can be offered to aged 18-64 years, without contraindications with ease of transport, handling, storage, informed consent & advantages outweighing limitations/Phase 2 vaccination rollout is expected to begin in April 2021, depending on vaccine availability.

DISCLAIMER: This document has been reviewed by Ontario Health West staff. While staff has provided its summary and interpretation of key action items, every health service provider remains responsible for ensuring their own understanding of the document and actions items, next steps and/or accountabilities outlined in the document.

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