Covid-19 Resources: Vaccinations

Understanding mRNA Technology

Why are mRNA vaccines so exciting?
by Dr. Anthony Komaroff, Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Health Letter

COVID-19 mRNA vaccines
by The Government of Canada

How mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines Work
by The Center for Disease Control (CDC)
A one-page visual representation of mRNA technology.

Afraid of taking a vaccine that was developed so quickly? This video breaks down the vaccine timeline and explains why it’s safe!

Different Covid-19 Vaccines

Vaccines for COVID-19: Authorized vaccines
by The Government of Canada
Learn about the different vaccines that have been approved for use in Canada – Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Janssen.

Interchangeability of Authorized Covid-19 Vaccines
by The Public Health Agency of Canada
Read about the recommendations on vaccine mixing from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization.

I’m an epidemiologist. I’ll be glad to get whatever vaccine I’m offered
by Dr. Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz, The Guardian UK
“The best vaccine is the one that’s in your arm.”

Ontario Vaccinations

Getting a Covid-19 vaccine in Ontario
by The Government of Ontario
Learn about the province’s 3-phase vaccination plan, eligibility criteria and where you can get a vaccine. Eligible people can now use the provincial booking system to get an appointment!

COVID-19 pharmacy vaccine locations
by The Government of Ontario
The government of Ontario has launched a pilot project where individuals between the ages of 60 and 64 are eligible to get the AstraZeneca vaccine in participating pharmacies. Find a participating pharmacy here.

COVID-19 vaccines: getting your second dose
by The Government of Ontario
Find out if you’re eligible to get your second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine sooner.

Covid-19 Vaccination Booking Help
The patient librarians are making themselves available to any member of the general public who needs help booking a vaccination appointment. Please call:
416-586-4800, ext. 4615 OR 416-461-8252, ext. 2723
Monday – Friday, from 10 am to 3 pm
Have your Green Health Card on hand during the call.

Sinai Patient Education Pavilion

The SinaiPEP website was created by the librarians at the Mount Sinai Hospital and Bridgepoint Active Healthcare to help patients and their families find reliable and relevant health information.

Get in touch

8:30 am-4:30pm
416-586-4800 ext. 6681

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