Monitoring the deployment of the COVID vaccine in Wellington, Dufferin and Guelph

As Guelph, Dufferin and Wellington counties launch COVID-19 vaccination programs, we are tracking every dose administered. 1,711 new doses were reported for December 2.

A total of 491,680 doses of vaccine have been administered in the region as of December 2, with 249,433 people having received at least one dose and 239,421 people fully vaccinated.

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The above graph illustrates the most up-to-date number of vaccine doses that have been received and administered in Guelph, Dufferin and Wellington counties.

The COVID-19 immunization data used in the table is compiled manually from each public health unit in Ontario and is updated daily, Monday through Friday.

Here are some key developments in the vaccine rollout in Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin counties:

MAY 21

The Ontario government has announced that it will resume administration of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, but only for the second doses.

MAY 11

The Ontario provincial government has announced that it is suspending the administration of the first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine due to an increased risk of rare blood clotting syndrome associated with the injection.

MAY 6

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is expanding vaccine pre-registration to people ages 12 to 15 after Health Canada approved the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for this age group.

APRIL 30

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has said it will now publish outbreaks in public companies.

APRIL 19

Provincial government announces that as of April 20, the age of eligibility for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine will be lowered from 55 to 40, with the vaccine available by appointment at local pharmacies and primary care facilities .

APRIL 12

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health opens pre-registration for COVID-19 vaccination to all residents aged 16 and over.

APRIL 11

The provincial government is announcing that more pharmacies, including a number in Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin counties, will offer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines are only by appointment and are available to people 55 years of age and over.

APRIL 6

The provincial government is announcing increased COVID-19 vaccination efforts in sensitive areas, including a neighborhood in western Guelph.

APRIL 3

A number of pharmacies in Guelph and Fergus are starting to offer AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine by appointment only.

MARCH 11

A mass vaccination clinic, which at its peak could deliver 2,000 vaccines per day, is opening at the Skyjack facility on Woodlawn Road West in Guelph.

MARCH 10

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is opening pre-registration for those who qualify for Phase 2 of the provincial immunization rollout.

FEBRUARY 19

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health opens its first mass vaccination clinic at the Wellington Community Sportsplex Center in Fergus, with up to 500 doses administered daily. Only healthcare workers, long-term care workers and essential caregivers in retirement homes are currently able to secure the necessary appointments. However, the clinic will be able to administer up to 5,000 daily doses once stocks increase and vaccination opens to the general public.

FEBRUARY 16

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has announced that its plan to immunize up to 10,000 people per day, once there are enough vaccines available to do so, has been approved by the provincial working group on drug distribution. COVID-19 vaccines. As part of this plan, public health plans to vaccinate at least 75% of people aged 16 and over by early August.

JANUARY 28

Due to a shortage of Pfizer vaccines, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is announcing that it is suspending initial vaccination doses, focusing on ensuring that people who have already received their first vaccine can receive their second. It is also announced that as of January 27, all residents of long-term care homes and nursing homes under its jurisdiction have received their first dose of vaccination.

JANUARY 20

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is announcing that it will not receive a scheduled delivery of 1,975 doses of Pfizer vaccine on February 1, with no scheduled date for the arrival of additional doses.

JANUARY 18

Due to Pfizer’s production issues in Belgium, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health said it had been forced to postpone some of its vaccination appointments.

JANUARY 6

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health begins administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, as workers at the Shelburne long-term care home and retirement community hit hard, the first to receive their vaccines.