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COVID-19 Moderna Spikevax Bivalent booster bookings open September 12

Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2022 08:55 AM

Durham Region Health Department will begin offering Moderna Spikevax Bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to eligible individuals, as announced by the Ontario Ministry of Health.

Vulnerable populations including residents of long-term care homes and congregate settings, adults 70 and older, healthcare workers, First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals 18 and older, immunocompromised individuals 12 and older, and pregnant individuals, will be eligible to receive the bivalent vaccine as of September...

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is now available through the Health Department

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2022 01:32 PM

Durham Region Health Department has received a limited supply of the Novavax Nuvaxovid (Novavax) COVID-19 vaccine. Novavax offers a new COVID-19 vaccine option for individuals who are not able to receive an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine or have been waiting for an alternative to the mRNA vaccines. Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine is no longer available at Durham Region COVID-19 community immunization clinics.

The two-dose Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is available for adults 18 and older at an...

Township Terminates State of Emergency

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2022 03:47 PM

The Township of Uxbridge has officially ended the state of Emergency that was implemented on March 31, 2020. The Township of Uxbridge, along with much of the province, country and world declared a state of emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19.

The Township, along with the Region of Durham and the other Region of Durham Municipalities, have terminated their declared emergencies simultaneously.

Region of Durham lifts state of emergency

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2022 09:33 AM

The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer:

“Today, March 28, in consultation with the Durham Region Medical Officer of Health, the Chief Administrative Officer, Regional Emergency Control Group, and in partnership with all of our local municipalities, I am happy to officially lift the state of emergency in Durham Region.

When I declared the state of emergency two years ago, no one truly knew the challenging journey ahead of us—and...

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