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Transportation to Vaccine Clinics – Halton Region

Site: Halton

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Important: 
* Please book your transportation at least 48 hours in advance of your clinic appointment 
* you must provide your vaccination appointment Confirmation Number, provided to you at the time of booking your appointment 
 
For more information on Halton COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics including further details around eligibility and booking an appointment, visit Halton Region website
Contact Information
Office Phone Halton Region Public Health 905-825-6000 or 3-1-1
E-Mail accesshalton@halton.ca
Website https://www.halton.ca/For-Residents/Immunizations-Preventable-Disease/Diseases-Infections/New-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Vaccines/COVID-19-Vaccination-Clinics#accessibility
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Halton residents are responsible for arranging their own transportation to and from their vaccination appointments 
* if you are able to, please drive yourself or make arrangements for a ride from a family member or a support person 
* if you will be traveling to a clinic with someone from outside of your household, please review the COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines: Car Travel for tips on how to travel safely 
 
 
If transportation is a barrier to getting to your appointment, please choose one of the options below: 
 
Option 1: Request a no-charge ride through one of the local taxi services 
* to have the cost of the taxi service covered you must provide the taxi service with your vaccination appointment Confirmation Number 
* please book transportation at least 48 hours in advance of your clinic appointment 
* Burlington: Burlington Taxi - 905-333-3333 
* Halton Hills: EZ Taxi - 905-873-9900 
* Milton: Milton Rainbow Taxi (Milton Taxi Services) - 905-875-3015 
* Oakville: Oakville United Taxi - 905-338-0044 
 
Option 2: Request a ride through the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) 
* the Ontario government has partnered with the OCSA to help people with disabilities, and seniors with mobility issues, safely get to and from COVID-19 vaccination clinics 
* to book a ride through the OCSA you need to: have a vaccine appointment booked, be a person with a disability (within the meaning of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), and have limited or no access to safe transportation or face barriers to getting to or from a COVID-19 vaccine appointment 
* one caregiver or support person can go with you, to and from the COVID-19 vaccine clinic 
* visit website to book 
 
Option 3: Arrange for a Paramedic to administer your vaccine at your home, through your primary health care provider 
* if you have mobility challenges or medical reasons that prevent you from attending a vaccination clinic, you may be able to have a Paramedic vaccinate you in your home 
* this can be arranged through your primary health care provider completing a ‘Physician Request Form for COVID-19 Vaccination of Homebound Patients’ and to submit it to paramedicmobileclinic@halton.ca 
* for further details about this process, have your primary health care provider refer to the April 23, 2021 e-fax to physicians
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Halton residents facing barriers getting to their vaccination appointments
Application Call for service 
 
You will be required to provide your 
* full name 
* date, time and location of your vaccination appointment 
* vaccination appointment Confirmation Number 
* if you have a mobility device 
* if you are traveling with a support person
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Interpretive Services
Fees None ; Transportation is no-charge for people facing barriers getting to their vaccination appointments
Site Information
Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading COVID-19 ; Disabilities ; Health Care ; Older Adults ; Transportation
HCSD Sub Heading Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Medical Appointments Transportation ; Programs for Home Support ; Transportation to Medical Appointment ; Vaccination Information
Service Categories Non-Emergency Medical Transportation ~ COVID-19

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