GO-VAXX mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic coming to McMaster Feb. 10
A GO-VAXX mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic is coming to McMaster’s campus on Thursday, February 10th.
As the pandemic continues, public health experts are urging everyone to get vaccinated and to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, which can help increase one’s immune response to the virus.
The clinic is open to McMaster students, faculty and staff as well as to members of the Hamilton community for first, second and third doses. Children aged five and up can receive vaccinations at the clinic.
Appointments for the clinic can be booked through the province’s booking portal starting at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 9th. You can also book by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact centre at 1-833-943-3900. Walk-ins will be accepted based on availability.
Please bring your Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) and/or University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) card with you to the clinic. International students, please bring physical, hard copies of previous vaccinations from other countries.
Date: Thursday, February 10th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: The GO-VAXX bus will be in Parking Lot I on McMaster’s main campus.
The clinic will be located in Parking Lot I.
Drivers should enter McMaster’s campus from Cootes Drive or Main Street West and follow the signage to parking Lot I.
For those taking public transportation, exit at the following HSR bus stops:
- Main St. West opposite Emerson St.
- University Ave. at Forsyth
- Main St. West at Leland St.
You can find more information on HSR bus routes here.
GO-VAXX mobile clinics are offered through a partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Metrolinx. GO buses have been converted to serve as mobile vaccine clinics, and all clinics are fully accessible.
All COVID-19 safety precautions will be followed on board, including the required pre-vaccination screening and post-vaccination monitoring.
The clinic staff will be administering vaccines in line with the Ministry of Health guidelines. Anyone under 30 will receive Pfizer and those 30 and older will receive Moderna. An individual may not receive a dose recommended by the Ministry of Health depending on the supply of Pfizer.
More information about vaccine eligibility and proof of previous vaccinations can be found on the Ontario Ministry of Health website. You can also call the Provincial Vaccine Information Line at 1-888-999-6488 (TTY 1-866-797-0007).
If you were vaccinated in another country/province and have questions about updating your health records, please contact Hamilton Public Health for more information.COVID-19 Updates, Health