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Bruyère Academic Family Health Team

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

In partnership with Ottawa Public Health, Bruyère will offer COVID-19 vaccinations at the Bruyère Family Medicine Centre, located at 75 Bruyère St. for those who are eligible.

 

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Vaccine supplies are expected to increase and eligibility criteria is likely to change over the coming weeks.

We’re working closely with Ottawa Public Health to find out what this will mean for our clinic.

We will keep this website up to date as changes come with the latest information on eligibility, availability and vaccine type.

If you have questions that aren’t addressed by the information below, please try us by email (vaccination@bruyere.org) so we can leave the phone lines open for people without digital access.


Updated: May 5, 2021  

CHECK ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility for vaccination at the Bruyère vaccination clinic is determined by Ottawa Public Health.

 

If you are 40 years or older and identify as one of the following, you are eligible for a first dose vaccination at the Bruyère COVID-19 vaccination clinic:

 

  • 40 years or older and an Ontario resident and a patient of the Bruyère or Primrose Family Medicine Centre.
  • 40 years or older and reside or work in a high priority neighbourhood identified by OPH 
    • Bayshore-Belltown
    • Britannia Village
    • Carleton Heights - Rideauview
    • Carlington
    • Carson Grove
    • Hawthorne Meadows - Sheffield Glen
    • Hunt Club Park
    • Lowertown (Lowertown East including Byward Market)
    • Manor Park
    • Overbrook-McArthur
    • Parkwood Hills - Stewart Farm
    • Riverview
    • Sandy Hill
    • Vanier North
    • Vanier South
    • West Centretown
    • Whitehaven - Queensway Terrace North
  • 40 years or older and a teacher, education worker, licensed childcare provider who resides or works in Ontario
  • 40 years or older and have, or are the caregiver of someone with one of the following highest risk health conditions:
    • Organ transplant recipients
    • Hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
    • People with neurological diseases in which respiratory function may be compromised (e.g., motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis)
    • Haematological malignancy diagnosed less than 1 year ago
    • Kidney disease eGFR < 30
  • 40 years or older and are a elementary and secondary school workers (including educators, custodial, school bus drivers, administrative staff)
  • 40 years or older and a worker responding to critical events (including police, fire, special constables, children’s aid society workers, emergency management, critical infrastructure restoration workers)
  • 40 years or older and an in an enforcement, inspection and compliance roles (including by-law enforcement, building inspectors, food inspectors, animal welfare inspectors, border inspection officers, labour inspectors, WSIB field workers)
  • 40 years or older and a foster care agenda worker (including customary care providers)
  • 40 years or older and a food manufacturing and distribution worker
  • 40 years or older and an agriculture and farm worker
  • 40 years or older and a funeral, crematorium and cemetery worker

 

At this time, appointments reserved through the booking tool or via the phone are for first doses only. You will receive an appointment date and time for a second dose as you leave the clinic after your first dose. The length between the appointments is determined by the Government of Ontario and is currently 16 weeks.

 

NOTE: Residents of Quebec who want to know more about the vaccine rollout schedule in Outaouais region, visit the Quebec COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT

BOOK HERE if you identify as the following:

  • 40 years or older and an Ontario resident and a patient of the Bruyère or Primrose Family Medicine Centre

BOOK HERE if you identify as one of the following: 

  • 40 years or older and reside or work in a high priority neighbourhood identified by OPH:
    • Bayshore-Belltown
    • Britannia Village
    • Carleton Heights - Rideauview
    • Carlington
    • Carson Grove
    • Hawthorne Meadows - Sheffield Glen
    • Hunt Club Park
    • Lowertown (Lowertown East + Byward)
    • Manor Park
    • Overbrook-McArthur
    • Parkwood Hills - Stewart Farm
    • Riverview
    • Sandy Hill
    • Vanier North
    • Vanier South
    • West Centretown
    • Whitehaven - Queensway Terrace North
  • 40 years or older and a teacher, education worker, licensed childcare provider who resides or works in Ontario
  • 40 years or older and have, or are the caregiver of someone with one of the following highest risk health conditions:
    • Organ transplant recipients
    • Hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
    • People with neurological diseases in which respiratory function may be compromised (e.g., motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis)
    • Haematological malignancy diagnosed less than 1 year ago
    • Kidney disease eGFR < 30
  • 40 years or older and are an elementary and secondary school workers (including educators, custodial, school bus drivers, administrative staff)
  • 40 years or older and a worker responding to critical events (including police, fire, special constables, children’s aid society workers, emergency management, critical infrastructure restoration worker)
  • 40 years or older and an in an enforcement, inspection and compliance roles (including by-law enforcement, building inspectors, food inspectors, animal welfare inspectors, border inspection officers, labour inspectors, WSIB field worker)
  • 40 years or older and a foster care agenda worker (including customary care providers)
  • 40 years or older and a food manufacturing and distribution worker
  • 40 years or older and an agriculture and farm worker
  • 40 years or older and a funeral, crematorium and cemetery worker

 

 

You can book your vaccination using the online booking tools above or by calling 613-699-6530. You will receive a confirmation email once your appointment is approved. If you do not receive confirmation, please call 613-699-6530.

 

Please note that we have a limited number of phone operators. You may be asked to leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible. You will not be able to book your appointment by calling the Bruyère or Primrose Family Medicine Centre. 

 

We encourage you to try the online booking tools above.

 

If you experience any difficulties making your appointment please call 613-699-6530 or email vaccination@bruyere.org.

CANCEL YOUR APPOINTMENT

If you need to cancel your appointment for any reason, please click on the link in the confirmation email or call 613-699-6530.

 

Try to provide as much notice as possible so that someone else can book the time slot. 

VACCINE TYPE

 

At this time, the Bruyère COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be providing the AstraZeneca vaccine.

 

Vaccine eligibility is determined in consultation with Ottawa Public Health and our ability to administer the vaccine is based on supply which may be subject to change.


For detailed information on the AstraZeneca vaccine, visit the following websites:

For information on all the different types of vaccines available and eligibility, visit the Ottawa Public Health website.

 

Here is what our Pharmacist Dr. Roland Halil and family medicine doctor, Dr. Elizabeth Muggah have to say about the AstraZeneca vaccine.  

 

 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT AND WHAT TO BRING

Where to go for your appointment: 

The Bruyère Family Medicine Centre located at 75 Bruyère St. 

 

Parking:

Parking is available in the hospital parking lot and on the street (Parking lot entrance is on Bruyère St. near the 75 Bruyère St. entrance). FREE street parking is available around the hospital as well as in the hospital parking lot during evenings and weekends. 

 

What to bring:

  • Health card
  • Mask

What to expect:

Once you arrive at 75 Bruyère St., you will complete the screening process. Following the screening, make your way to the vaccine clinic located on your right-hand side. 

 

Our screeners will be available to provide direction and answer questions. 

 

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