December 27, 2023
BRANTFORD, ONT. –The Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) will be concluding its Community COVID-19 vaccine clinic operations starting in January 2024. This transition is part of the gradual wind-down of its pandemic vaccine response, as provincial funding for COVID-19 programs and services is set to expire at the end of 2023.
Beginning on January 2, 2024, BCHU will offer COVID-19 vaccine appointments to only those between six-months and 12 years-of-age. Appointments will continue to be required and can be booked through the BCHU COVID-19 portal. Appointments will be limited.
BCHU will continue to offer COVID-19 vaccines to those between six-months and 12 years-of-age, to ensure this group has no barriers to accessing COVID-19 vaccines. Participating pharmacies will continue to offer COVID-19 vaccines to all those six months-of-age and older.
Over the past year, BCHU has worked to foster partnerships with pharmacies across Brantford-Brant to take on the majority of COVID-19 immunization activities going forward. This has occurred as BCHU completes its transition back to standard programs in accordance with the Ontario Public Health Standards.
BCHU continues to encourage residents to stay protected and up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations. Getting vaccinated is the best way to remain protected against the most severe outcomes of COVID-19 infection, including hospitalization and death.