COVID-19 Oshawa Vaccination Clinic expands eligibility

WHAT
The Oshawa Vaccination Clinic at Durham College’s (DC) Campus Ice Centre has expanded eligibility to include DC’s clinical students and faculty or staff providing support to special needs students.

DATE
Friday, April 16

DETAILS
In March, Durham College (DC) proudly partnered with Ontario Tech University, Durham Region Public Health and Lakeridge Health to support our community in its fight against COVID-19 by providing the Campus Ice Centre as the site for the Oshawa Vaccination Clinic.

The clinic booking portal for first vaccination doses is now open to eligible clinical placement students currently attending or scheduled to attend a clinical field placement in a health care setting. Students must live in or be attending their placement in the Durham Region and will be required to provide proof of eligibility. If a student does not receive proof of eligibility from their placement host (i.e. an identification card or letter), they can reach out to their faculty member to provide a letter of eligibility from the college.

In addition, employees who provide direct in-person support to students with complex special needs are eligible to book their first vaccination through the portal and are required to provide a letter from the college.

Employees and students who have received or will receive a vaccination dose are reminded that physical distancing of two metres, face masks and monitoring for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 while on campus is still required.

More information about the Durham Region vaccination roll-out plan, including additional clinic locations, operations, appointments and priority groups, can be found on the Durham Region Public Health website. Eligible individuals can sign up for the  vaccine at the Oshawa Vaccination Clinic, through the booking form.

For more information about DC’s response to COVID-19, please visit www.durhamcollege.ca/coronavirus.