GO-VAXX bus offering COVID vaccines in Wasaga this week


The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit continues to offer pop-up, one-day COVID-19 vaccination clinics at locations across Simcoe Muskoka, with the next clinics taking place August 15-21. years and older, the first booster doses for persons 12 years and older and the second booster doses for persons 18 years and older who received their first booster dose five months (140 days) ago or at least three months (84 days) are available at the following locations:

Monday August 15

Clinic Location: POP-UP Clinic – Ontario Works Office – Orillia, 50 Andrew Street SouthOrillia
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuesday August 16

Clinic Location: Pop-up Clinic – J & M Young Port McNicoll Library, 714 4th St., Port McNicoll
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Wednesday August 17

Clinic Location: GO-VAXX Bus – North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre, 527 Len Self Blvd., Midland
Time: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Clinic Location: POP-UP Clinic – Gravenhurst Farmers Market: 861 Bay Street, Gravenhurst
Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Thursday August 18

Location of the clinic: POP-UP Clinic – The common roof – Meeting room B, 169 South Front Street, Orillia
Time: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Clinic Location: POP-UP Clinic – Ontario Works Office – Alliston, 39 Victoria Street EastAlliston
Opening hours: 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Clinic Location: GO-VAXX Bus – Downtown Stonebridge, 291 Main Street, Wasaga Beach
Time: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday August 20

Clinic Location: GO-VAXX Bus – Wasaga Beach RecPlex, 1724 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach
Time: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday August 21

Clinic Location: GO-VAXX Bus – Barrie Supercentre – Walmart, 450 Bayfield Street, Barrie
Time: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Clinic Location: GO-VAXX Bus – Tottenham Community and Fitness Centre, 139 Queen Street North, Tottenham
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Appointments for GO-VAXX clinics can also be booked up to four days before the clinic via the COVID-19 Vaccination Portal or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact Center at 1-833-943-3900.

People aged five and over can also receive the vaccine at certain local pharmacies or made appointments with some primary care providers and family health teams who offer the vaccine as part of their regular clinical practice. Pop-up and mobile GO-VAXX clinics will continue to be held in Simcoe and Muskoka.

The health unit continues to offer walk-in and by-appointment COVID-19 vaccines to people age five and older at Georgian Mall, 509 Bayfield Street. (lower level) in Barrie:

  • Tuesday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Appointments are also available at immunization clinics at health unit offices in Midland, Orillia, Cookstown, Collingwood, Huntsville and Gravenhurst and can be booked through the immunization portal or contact center as listed above.

Additionally, the RVH COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in 29 Sperling Drive. in Barrie offers drop-in and walk-in tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Appointments can also be made with the Ontario Health Team Couchiching Clinic located in the Kiwanis Building at Soldier’s Memorial Hospital Orillia – West Entrance 170 Colborne Street, West.

COVID-19 vaccinations for children six months to under five years of age are available by appointment only at health unit vaccination clinics and can be booked using the COVID-19 Vaccination Portal or by calling 1-833-943-3900. Parents and caregivers can also use the provincial system to schedule an appointment for their children at the RVH COVID-19 Immunization Clinic at 29 Sperling Drive., which also offers the Moderna Pediatric Vaccine walk-in Wednesdays in August from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When arriving at a clinic, individuals are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather, as they may be required to wait outside before entering the clinic. They are also reminded to bring proper identification (eg, health card, driver’s license, passport), a list of all medications they are taking, to wear a loose shirt that allows easy access to upper arm and bring any assistive devices as needed (e.g. scooter, wheelchair, cane). Please note that everyone attending a Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit Community Immunization Clinic will be required to wear a mask. Masks will be made available at the entrance of all our clinics.

For more information on how to prepare for an appointment and what to expect upon arrival at the clinic, please visit our COVID-19 page smdhu.org/GetVaccinated.



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