A Beaverton pharmacy will soon be offering a COVID-19 vaccine for residents aged 55 and older.
The Drug Store Pharmacy (Your Independent Grocer) in Beaverton is among the 350 additional locations that will be offering the AstraZeneca vaccine as early as Saturday (April 3).
Ontario began offering the vaccine to individuals aged 60 and over at pharmacies and primary care settings in March and the expansion brings the total number of locations to roughly 700.
“Thanks to the hard work of our dedicated frontline health care providers, Ontario’s vaccine rollout in primary care settings and pharmacy settings has been a success,” said Health Minister Christine Elliott.
“With more locations coming on board, these settings will make receiving the COVID-19 vaccine easier and more convenient for eligible populations across the province. I encourage everyone to sign up when it’s their turn. Until we receive enough vaccines so that the majority of Ontarians can be vaccinated it remains critical for everyone to continue following public health measures we know work and keep us safe.”