Public Service Announcement: COVID-19 Appointments to be Scheduled Online or By Phone Only

Posted on Friday March 12, 2021

NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is reminding the public that appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations can only be booked online or by phone. Individuals will not be able to book an appointment in-person at Health Unit office locations. Appointment booking opens on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9 a.m. for individuals born in 1941 or before.  

How to book an appointment online: 

  1. Have your green Ontario health card ready.  
  2. Visit and click “Book an Appointment” to open the provincial Online Booking System. 
  3. Follow the online instructions. 

How to book an appointment by phone: 

  1. Have your green Ontario health card ready. 
  2. Dial 1-800-563-2808 and choose option 5, then follow the prompts. The call centre will be open to book appointments from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. 
  3. Please be patient. The Health Unit has all available staff working the phone lines in anticipation of your call. If you do not get through, call again at a later time.  

For information on clinic locations, dates and times, please visit   


Media Inquiries: 

Alex McDermid, Public Relations Specialist 
P: 705-474-1400, ext. 5221 or 1-800-563-2808  


North Bay

345 Oak Street West

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)