17 more Ontario hospitals sites to get vaccine before January, Niagara not among them


Ontario will be distributing additional doses of the Pfizer vaccine to 17 more hospital sites over the next two weeks, including regions with the highest rates of COVID-19 infection. 

This is part of the initial phase of the government's three-phase vaccine implementation plan that began on December 14.

Niagara is not among the communities on the list. 

Ontario is expecting to receive up to 90,000 Pfizer doses from the federal government before the end of the year to continue vaccinating health care workers and essential caregivers who work in hospitals, long-term care homes, retirement homes and other congregate settings caring for seniors. 

Tthe following 17 hospital sites will be receiving the vaccine in addition to University Health Network in Toronto and The Ottawa Hospital:

Windsor Regional Hospital
London Health Sciences Centre
Grand River Hospital
Halton Healthcare
Hamilton Health Sciences
William Osler Health System
Trillium Health Partners
Southlake Regional Health Centre
Mackenzie Health
Humber River Hospital
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto East Health Network
Unity Health Toronto
Scarborough Health Network
Lakeridge Health
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre