COVID-19 Vaccination

Carefirst Seniors and Community Services Association, Carefirst Family Health Team and Scarborough Health Network has come together to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Carefirst One-Stop Multi-Services Centre. We are pleased to keep our community safe and healthy through our Scarborough COVID-19 vaccine clinic. We encourage everyone who is eligible to get the vaccine.

New Hours Starting April 4 !

The Carefirst COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic hours as follow:

    - Age 12 and above: Wednesday 11 am to 6 pm and Saturday 10 am to 3 pm

    - Age 5 to 11: Wednesday 3 pm to 6 pm and Saturday 10 am to 3 pm

We are administering the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd dose of Adult Pfizer and Moderna vaccine by appointment (www.scarbvaccine.ca) or walk-ins. Walk-in vaccinations with Pfizer or Moderna are available on Wednesday from 11 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm Other times still require an appointment.

Pediatric Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 is only available by appointment at (www.scarbvaccine.ca)


3rd Dose Eligibility

Must have received 2nd dose of any vaccine 3 months ago


1st and 2nd Dose Eligibility (Pediatric Doses Appointment Only)

Parent/Guardian must accompany child

Child must not have received any other vaccine in the last 14 days

For 2nd dose: Must have received 1st dose at least 21 days ago and have parental consent

Thank you for your patience and consideration.


Youth Vaccination

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COVID-19 Test Centre


New Testing Criteria

The general public is no longer eligible for testing as per Ontario guidelines set on December 31st 2021.
With proof, we provide testing for symptomatic people in the following groups:
  • Patient-facing healthcare workers
  • Staff, volunteers, residents/inpatients, essential care providers, and visitors in hospitals and congregate living settings
  • Patients for whom COVID-19 treatment is being considered
  • Homeless individuals
  • First Nation, Inuit, and Métis communities and individuals travelling into these communities for work
Exceptions can be found on ontariohealth.ca
You must pre-book your testing appointment at carefirstontario.ca
Walk-in now available
Carefirst will not provide any certificate of swab testing for travel purposes. Results will take 2 – 4 days.
Swab tests are free of charge. We will not ask for your credit card or banking information.

Location 1: Carefirst One-Stop Multi-Services Centre, 300 Silver Star Blvd, Scarborough, Ontario, M1V 0G2
Date: Every Thursday & Friday
Time: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Location 2: Ebenezer United Church, 5000 Steeles Ave E, Markham, Ontario, L3R 7B4
Date: Every Monday & Saturday
Time: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Location 3: 105 Gibson Centre, 105 Gibson Dr, Markham, Ontario, L3R 3K7
Date: Every Tuesday & Wednesday
Time: 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

Thank you for your cooperation!

COVID-19 Assessment Centre

 

Who should visit a clinical assessment centre?

  • You should book a clinical assessment if you know or suspect that you have COVID-19 and you:
  • have been directed by your primary care provider or other health care professional; or
  • are unable to safely monitor your symptoms at home; or
  • are at higher risk of severe illness, including:
    • immunocompromised individuals aged 18 and over regardless of vaccine status
    • unvaccinated individuals aged 60 and over
    • unvaccinated First Nation, Inuit and Métis individuals aged 50 and over
    • unvaccinated individuals aged 50 and over with one or more risk factors.
  • You should bring a list of your medication and a list of any important medical conditions to your appointment for a clinical assessment.
  • If you have one or more of the following symptoms, you should immediately call 911 or go to the emergency department:
    • Severe difficulty breathing (struggling for each breath, can only speak in single words)
    • Severe chest pain (constant tightness or crushing sensation)
    • Feeling confused or unsure of where you are
    • Losing consciousness

 

Thank you for your cooperation!

COVID-19 High Priority Communities Program


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  • The York Region COVID-19 Voluntary Isolation Centre is available to residents facing complex barriers who are unable to safely self-isolate away from others in their household. There is no cost for eligible residents to stay at the centre and the stay is entirely voluntary. Learn more at york.ca/isolationcentre.
  • If you need financial assistance in order to take 10 to 14 days off work to self-isolate, you may be eligible to receive emergency financial assistance for rent, utilities and food. Call Access York at 1-877-464-9675 ext. 72500 (TTY 1-866-512-6228) or email accessyork@york.ca to find out if you are eligible to self-isolate at the centre and/or receive additional supports during your self-isolation period.

What to Expect When You Arrive



Your safety matters!


Carefirst has implemented important preventive measures to protect the safety of

our clients, staff, volunteers and visitors, as we resume all services starting on September 1, 2020.


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Carefirst Seniors & Community Services Association is a non-profit charitable community services agency established since 1976, together with Carefirst Family Health Team (since 2007) and Carefirst Foundation (since 2006). We are committed to serve the community with our belief that “Care” for our client’s needs has always been our “first” and primary level of concern and focus. Our mission is to empower clients to live their best lives as they age, by providing integrated health and social care.

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