COVID-19 vaccines for First Nations, Inuit and Métis people

Find out how First Nations, Inuit and Métis people can get vaccinated against COVID-19


Overview

Ontario has been working with Indigenous partners to develop a mass immunization plan for First Nations, Inuit and Métis people, recognizing local circumstances and individual community needs.


If you were born in 2009 or earlier, and identify as First Nations, Inuit or Métis, there are two ways you can get a COVID-19covid 19 vaccine:

  • contact your local First Nations, Inuit and Métis health organization or local Public Health Unit to learn about Indigenous vaccination in your region

  • visit ontario.ca/bookvaccine to learn how to book your vaccination appointments at a mass immunization clinic

Still waiting for your second dose? You can book your second dose today. If you already have a second dose appointment booked, you may be able to move it sooner: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine/


Find an Indigenous-supported clinic


Find information about vaccination or book an appointment to get vaccinated.


Provincewide


Indigenous Primary Health Care Council

Online: find your nearest Aboriginal Health Access Centre


Northern Ontario


Nishnawbe Aski Nation

Online: find a list of urban community members vaccination clinics and booking information


Ottawa and surrounding regions


Akausivik Inuit Family Health Team

Online: find booking and eligibility information

Phone: 613-740-0999

Who can be vaccinated:

  • all Inuit adults, including family and caregivers

  • staff from Indigenous community agencies

Clinic location:

  • 24 Selkirk Street, Suite 300, Ottawa

Clinic hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Ottawa


Ottawa Public Health and Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

Phone: 613-691-5505

(Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and weekends 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Who can be vaccinated:

  • First Nation, Inuit and Métis community members (16 and older) and their spouses and family household members

Clinic location:

  • St. Laurent Complex, 525 Coté Street, Ottawa

Walk-in appointments are not available.


Thunder Bay


Ontario Native Women’s Association, Mindimooyenh Vaccination Clinic

Online: complete the online registration form

Phone: 807-697-1753

(Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Who can be vaccinated:

  • all Indigenous adults over 16 or 18 years old (depending on vaccine type) and their families sharing the same household

  • prioritization to those 55 and over

  • must live in Thunder Bay

Proof of Indigenous ancestry is required.

Up to 6 members of the same household can register on the same form.

Clinic location:

  • Valhalla Inn, Ballroom, 1 Valhalla Inn Road, Thunder Bay


Toronto and surrounding areas


Auduzhe, Anishnawbe Health Toronto and partnered clinics

Online: find a list of clinics and booking information

Phone: 437-703-8703

Website includes:

  • Indigenous-led community vaccine clinics

  • hospital-based, Indigenous-focused vaccine clinics

  • general vaccine clinics


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