NEW! Moderna Spikevax to be used as 3rd dose booster for 30+
The Ministry of Health released this COVID-19 Vaccine Inventory update
stating that until a new supply of Pfizer vaccine is confirmed for January, Pfizer will prioritized for use in 12-29 y.o. They ask all vaccine administrators to:
".... manage their vaccine inventory to prioritize use of Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty vaccine for people aged 12-29 until new supply is confirmed. As a result, all vaccine administrators are encouraged to use Moderna Spikevax as a third dose booster for people age 30 and older."
Treating COVID-19 patients in primary care settings
Work quarantine and work self-isolation for health care providers
SIGN UP! Dec. 29: Community of Practice for Family Physicians - Q&A on Omicron in Ontario with Dr. Peter Juni, Scientific Director, Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table; Dr. Sacha Bhatia, Population Health and Value-Based Health Systems, Ontario Health; Dr. Allison McGeer, Infectious Disease Specialist, Mount Sinai Hospital. Registration now open!
- Dec. 21: Family physician clinical response to Omicron, OCFP
Dec. 17: COVID-19 Case, Contact and Outbreak Management Interim Guidance: Omicron Surge, MOH
Dec. 15: SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant and Community Masking, Public Health Ontario
Dec. 15: Interim IPAC Recommendations for Use of Personal Protective Equipment for Care of Individuals with Suspect or Confirmed COVID-19 Technical Brief, Public Health Ontario
Changing: where to refer for urgent COVID-19 care
Beginning January 1, 2022, the London Urgent COVID-19 Care Clinic (LUC3) will only be accepting patients from hospitals. Please direct community referrals to:
Holiday hours at Mass Vaccination Centres
Western Fair District Agriplex:
• Dec 25, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
• Week of Dec 26: regular hours
• Jan 1, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Caradoc Community Centre in Mount Brydges:
• CLOSED on Dec 25 and Jan 1
Holiday hours - Carling Assessment Centre
The Centre will be operating with reduced hours on the following days:
- December 24 – hours of operation are 9:20 am to 4:30 pm
- December 25 – hours of operation are 10:20 am to 1:30 pm
Carling will resume regular hours of operation starting December 26, with the centre being open from 9:20 am to 6:30 pm.
Telephone booking will be unavailable from December 24 to December 27, and on January 3. Phone lines will open again on December 28, at 9:00 AM, and January 4, at 9:00 AM, respectively.