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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine Rollout

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Please note: Vaccine clinic dates and times are only available based on vaccine supply.

It is advised that all residents in the general population born in 2009 or earlier (must be turning 12 years of age as of the end of 2021) receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines are safe, effective and the best way to protect you and those around you from serious illnesses like COVID-19.

Renfrew County and District COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Schedules

COVID-19 Weekly Clinic Schedule (October 25 – October 30)

To book an appointment at one of the RCDHU Pembroke Office COVID-19 Vaccination clinics, visit:

COVID-19 Vaccination Screening and Consent Form Link

COVID-19 Vaccine Youth (Age 12-17) Consent Form Link

COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Checklist Link

Renfrew County and District COVID-19 Pharmacy Vaccination Locations

To find the closest pharmacy to get your first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, click this link. Call the pharmacy ahead of time if you plan to get vaccinated there as vaccine supply varies and appointments may be required.

Second Dose Information

Visit this link to Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout webpage for up-to-date information on the vaccine and implementation phases.

RCD Second Dose Fact Sheet Link: Your Second Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine

RCDHU AstraZeneca Decision Tool Link: Did you receive Astra Zeneca for your first dose? Here is what you need to know.


Third Dose Information

Visit this link to Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout webpage for up-to-date information on the vaccine and implementation phases.

RCDHU FAQ: What You Need to Know About a Third Dose

Visit this link to review Ontario’s Updated COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility

COVID-19 Vaccine Third Dose Recommendations (September 14, 2021)


To obtain proof of your COVID-19 vaccination, please click here: Ontario COVID-19 Vaccination Proof.

RCDHU Poster Link: How to Obtain Your Proof of Vaccination

RCDHU Poster Link: Provincewide Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

Government of Ontario Link: Download the Verify Ontario mobile app for Businesses

Government of Ontario Link: Proof of Vaccination webpage 

Government of Ontario Links: Proof of Vaccination Poster – Colour or Black and White

All residents of Renfrew County and District who received either a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine outside of Ontario, or a full two dose vaccine series, are asked to submit their proof of vaccination by contacting Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) at 613-732-3629 extension 200. Please leave one message with a name and phone number, and someone will return the call as soon as possible.

If you received your first dose outside of Ontario and are due to receive your second dose locally, we ask that residents please submit their proof of first dose to us at least three business days prior to attending your second dose appointment.

Effective August 31, 2021:

Residents born in 2009 or earlier are eligible to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine. Youth are eligible to receive their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine as soon as 21 days following their first dose. Youth aged 12-17 will be eligible to receive either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, as per this link: Updated NACI statement from August 27, 2021.

Youth will need to have been born in 2009 or earlier, and can have a support person with them at the clinics. For more information, visit the link to Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccines for youth webpage here.

RCDHU Link – COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet for Youth (ages 12-17) 

Ministry of Health Link – COVID-19 Vaccine Information Sheet: For Youth (age 12-17)

Ministry of Health Link – COVID-19 Vaccine Youth (Age 12-17) Consent Form

Ministry of Health Link – What youth need to know about their COVID-19 vaccine appointment

Pediatricians of Ontario Link – Is The COVID-19 Vaccine Safe For Kids? Ontario’s pediatricians answer your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine

Children’s COVID-19 Vaccine Table Supported by the Children’s Health Coalition Link – COVID-19 Vaccine for Children and Youth Ages 12+ Frequently Asked Questions



RCDHU call center staff are answering calls 7 days a week. Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Please only leave one message with your name and phone number.

When calling RCDHU at 613-732-3629 or 1-800-267-1097 with COVID-19 related questions, you can now use the following extensions to direct your inquiry:

  • Extension 200 — needing help proof of vaccine/ printing receipt
  • Extension 201 — 3rd dose inquiries
  • Extension 202 — how to get the vaccine/locations
  • Extension 203 — all other vaccine inquiries.



National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) Recommendations

Summary of NACI statement of June 17, 2021

Interchangeability of Authorized COVID-19 Vaccines June 01, 2021

Extended dose intervals for COVID-19 vaccines to optimize early vaccine rollout and population protection in Canada in the context of limited vaccine supply

Summary of Extended Dose Intervals Statement of April 7, 2021


RCDHU YouTube Link – Barry’s Bay Resident Speaks to the Economic Hardships of COVID-19

RCDHU YouTube Link – Barry’s Bay Resident Speaks to the Health Risks Associated with COVID-19

RCDHU YouTube Link – Back to School: Being Fully Vaccinated Will Help Keep Everyone Safe

RCD Decision Tool – Did you receive AstraZeneca for your first dose? Here is what you need to know.

RCD COVID-19 Vaccination Community Clinic Video Walkthrough

RCDHU Webpage Link – Visit RCDHU’s Immunization page for more information

Government of Ontario Link – What you should know about the COVID-19 vaccines (Jan 29, 2021)

Government of Ontario Link – COVID-19 vaccines for Ontario

Government of Ontario Link – COVID-19 vaccine information sheet

Government of Ontario Link – COVID-19 vaccine safety

Government of Ontario Link – Getting a COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario

Government of Ontario Link – What you need to know about your COVID-19 vaccine appointment

Government of Ontario Link – After your COVID-19 vaccine

Government of Ontario Link – Ontario Releases Ethical Framework for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Government of Canada Link – Vaccinated Against COVID-19? What does it mean to me?

Government of Canada Link – What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine for Canada

Government of Canada Link – Vaccines and treatments for COVID-19: Progress

Government of Canada Link – Vaccine development and approval in Canada infographic

Government of Canada Video Link – COVID-19: How vaccines are developed

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Pembroke Office

TEL: 613-732-3629 or 1-800-267-1097

Renfrew Office

TEL: 613-432-5853 or 1-800-465-5000