Do you drive for your job? Peel is hosting a vaccine clinic this weekend for you

By Covid-19, Resources, Ward 1

 July 14, 2021

The Region of Peel is hosting a “Transportation Weekend” vaccine clinic on July 17 and July 18 to provide first and second dose vaccines to those that work in the transportation sector. This includes truck drivers, taxi and bus drivers, as well as couriers and those that work for rideshare companies as well as other company employees.

The clinic is being held at the International Centre and will operate from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm. on both days. The location was chosen due to its proximity to Highway 401 and its ability to allow truck drivers to park their vehicles. Read More

Peel celebrates another vaccine milestone in marking transitions to clinic offerings 

By Covid-19, Resources, Ward 1

July 14, 2021

As Peel Region celebrates close to 2 million doses delivered and over 79 percent of eligible residents aged 18+ receiving their first dose and 55 percent of residents aged 18+ receiving their second dose, the Region of Peel is making changes to aspects of the vaccination program.

As part of this approach, the International Centre mass vaccination clinic will close on July 26th. All other clinics will continue to operate at this time with some adjustments based on community need.  Read More

Peel Region using all avenues to reach vulnerable residents with vaccine 

By Covid-19, Resources, Ward 1

No resident will be left behind in the drive to vaccinate all eligible residents as quickly as possible

July 7, 2021

Peel Region has been one of the hardest hit regions in the country with COVID-19.  Many of our residents cannot work from home and have kept others safe at home by keeping the economy and the supply chain moving.  And the unique demographics of our region has meant that many of our residents have been at greater risk of exposure to the disease during this pandemic. Read More

Public health units, private organizations, collaborate in the fight against COVID-19 variants in Peel region by setting a vaccination record

By Covid-19, Resources, Ward 1

June 12, 2021 – Today, a team of clinical staff from the Grey Bruce Health Unit attended the Hockey Hub mass vaccination centre at the CAA Centre in Brampton to support in the fight against the Delta variant that is spreading in the region. Through collaboration among Peel Public Health and Grey Bruce Health Unit, the site is on track to set a daily record for an 8-hour shift of 6,300 vaccinations.

Bruce Power and a coalition of organizations, unions and businesses came together to establish the hub in collaboration with the Region of Peel to provide the region greater capacity to deliver more vaccines in the race against the COVID-19 variants. Bruce Power also supported the establishment of three Hockey Hubs operated by the Grey Bruce Health Unit. Read More

Province of Ontario will enter Step One of Roadmap to Reopen Plan on June 11

By Covid-19, Issues, Resources, Ward 1

This week the Government of Ontario announced that on June 11, the entire province of Ontario will enter Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen framework.

The City of Mississauga is preparing to open many of our outdoor facilities, including public pools. More information on when these services will be opened will be posted on the City of Mississauga’s website in the days to come. Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen includes: Read More