Ontario residents who are 75 or older can initiate booking their COVID-19 vaccines through the federal government’s online blueprint starting this present day.
Of us in that age neighborhood were at the foundation pickle to change into eligible by the major week of April, however the province announced final week it was shifting up the date, announcing vaccinations are before agenda.
Moreover starting this present day, clear pharmacies and family physicians in some regions may possibly be allowed to pickle up the Oxford-AstraZeneca shot to anybody 60 or older.
In the meantime, a risk of regions are shifting to pretty a range of restriction ranges in the province’s colour-coded pandemic framework.
The Brant, Chatham-Kent and Leeds, Grenville and Lanark regions are now in the crimson zone — the 2nd-most restrictive.
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph is now in orange, and four others — Timiskaming, Porcupine, North Bay Parry Sound and Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington — are in yellow.
This file by The Canadian Press was first printed March 22, 2021.