York Region Vaccine Update

Beginning Friday, June 25 at 8 a.m., individuals who live, work or go to school in York Region who received their first dose of an mRNA vaccine on or before May 30 can book a second dose appointment through one of York Region’s vaccine clinics. For those with a second dose appointment booked, you also have the option to re-book an earlier appointment.

Starting the week of June 28, anyone age 18 or older who lives, works or goes to school in York Region will be eligible to book a second dose at least 28 days after the first dose.  See the York Region website for more details.

Infectious diseases specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch shares his insights on the latest second dose vaccine guidance, Ontario’s reopening timeline, and pending advice for fully vaccinated Canadians here.

Celebrating Milestones with Hazel McCallion

hazelHazel McCallion is widely know for her commitment to redefining aging and celebrating the ageless spirit of people. To mark her 100th birthday, she will be helping Canadians celebrate their major milestones.

Nominate someone special celebrating a major milestone in 2021 and receive a card that includes a personal message from Hazel! The beautiful cards feature a personal note and custom artwork designed by Revera residents.  See details here.

Latest Ward 1 News

Markhamward1.ca is a source of useful information for people living in Markham’s Ward 1.

Be sure to check out Developments to see proposed plans for the Thornhill Square Shopping Centre.

Transportation Assistance for Vaccine Appointments

cta-transportationYork Region Residents who require transportation assistance for vaccine appointments can visit YRT Mobility On-Request or call 1-866-744-1119 to arrange a ride. Interpretation services are available if needed.

Additional transportation services are offered by community partners such as CHATS, Carefirst, Routes and Pinkcars.ca  For a complete list of community transportation options, call 211 or visit 211central.ca

Kindly share with those who may not have access to the internet.  Let’s work together to protect our community!  

More Second Doses Accelerated

Beginning Monday, June 7 at 8am, individuals who live, work or attend school in York Region and who received their first dose on or before April 18th will be eligible to reschedule an earlier second dose appointment.  See York Region website for details.

Second Dose Eligibility

York Region residents 70 years of age and older (born in 1951 or earlier) are now eligible to receive a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  See York Region website for more details.

Accelerated Second Doses

Learn how Ontario is preparing to roll out the eligibility for accelerated second dose appointments, starting with individuals aged 80 and over, beginning on May 31, 2021.