COVID-19 Vaccine


Last updated: January 4, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination information is changing rapidly in Canada and locally. Please check this page often, as we will keep this page up to date as new information becomes available.

Health Canada has approved the following COVID-19 vaccines for use:

Vaccine Safety

Learn about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines, how they work and possible side effects.

Health Canada’s independent drug authorization process is recognized around the world for its high standards and rigorous review. Learn about Health Canada’s authorization process on COVID-19 vaccines:

The safety of vaccines is carefully monitored, starting early in product development and continuing for as long as the vaccine is being used. Learn about the continued monitoring of COVID-19 vaccines:

Local COVID-19 Vaccine Status

In Ontario, a three-phase Vaccine Distribution Implementation Plan is in effect, prioritizing the highest risk areas.The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit was in the green-prevent zone of the provincial response framework prior to the shutdown, and has not yet received word on when a vaccine will be available for local use.

As the plan can change at any time, please visit the Government of Ontario website for the most up-to-date information. The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit will continue to provide updates as the situation changes locally.

More Information:

COVID-19 Vaccines for Ontario

COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Ontario  

Public Health Ontario: Vaccine Safety

Health Canada Vaccines and treatments for COVID-19

World Health Organization webpage

North Bay

345 Oak Street West

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)