FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who can get immunized at one of the North Algoma COVID-19 Community Vaccine Clinics?
North Algoma is in phase 1 of Ontario’s vaccine distribution plan. We are now immunizing adults 80 years of age and over, highest-priority healthcare workers and Indigenous adults 55 years of age and over. As new groups are added to the vaccination plan we will inform the public.
When will the COVID-19 community vaccine clinics for North Algoma start?
Early clinics are being planned in the communities of Dubreuilville, Wawa and White River. They will be held at the following locations which allow for easy access and have the required space to maintain public safety measures:
Eddy K. Lefrançois Recreation Centre March 19th, 2021 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre March 16, 2021, 1:30 pm – 5:00pm
March 17, 2021, 9:30 am – 1:00pm
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 169
March 18, 2021, 11:00 am – 3:30pm
Please check Algoma Public Health’s website for updates on future clinic dates and times
How can I book my appointment?
In North Algoma, three groups will be your point of contact to obtain an appointment for the COVID-19 Vaccine if you are eligible. Please call Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm:
Dubreuilville Medical Centre 705-884-2884
Central appointment line 705-914-0464
Northern Neighbours Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic 807-822-2320
Are walk-in appointments available?
No. The clinics are by appointment only.
How do I prepare for my appointment?
Please bring your health card to your appointment, wear a t-shirt under your jacket, and always wear your mask.
Who will be administering vaccines?
The clinics are a collaborative initiative between many local organizations. Vaccines will be administered by physicians, nurses and paramedics.
Which vaccine will be administered?
At this time, we are administering the Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine at the March clinics but this may change in the future.
What precautions are available in case of reaction or additional medical requirements?
Serious side effects after receiving the vaccine are rare. However, the vaccine clinics have designated first aid stations that are equipped to support any additional medical needs.
Will I be receiving proof of vaccination?
Yes. You will have the option of receiving a hard copy and/ or emailed copy of proof of vaccination when you check out from the clinic.
How can I learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine?
For information on vaccines, please visit Algoma Public Health’s Vaccine Webpage or Ontario’s COVID-19 Vaccine Webpage.
North Algoma COVID-19 vaccine clinic partners
Algoma Public Health
Lady Dunn Health Centre
Dilico Anishinabek Family Care
Dubreuilville Medical Centre
Maamwasying North Shore Community Health Services
Michipicoten First Nation
Missanabie Cree Health Services
Municipality of Wawa
Northern Neighbours Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic
Paramedicine Services Algoma District
The Corporation of the Township of Dubreuilville
The Corporation of the Township of White River
Wawa Family Health Team