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Transportation to Vaccine Clinics – Halton Region

Site: Halton

Record #: OAK0397
Last Full Update: 25 Aug 2022

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

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 
 
No-charge transportation is available for people facing barriers getting to a Halton Region COVID-19 community vaccination clinic only. Note: Transportation is not offered to any other locations, such as pharmacies or primary care providers 

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
    • Halton Hills: EZ Taxi - 905-873-9900
    • Milton: Milton Rainbow Taxi (Milton Taxi Services) - 905-875-3015
    • Oakville: Oakville United Taxi - 905-338-0044
    • Burlington: Blue Line Transportation - 905-525-0000 

Option 2:

Request a ride through the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) at least 48 hours in advance of your vaccination

  • 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 in-home vaccination service

  • if you have mobility challenges or medical reasons that prevent you from attending a vaccination clinic, you may be eligible for in-home vaccination service
  • Eligible residents can submit a request for the COVID-19 in-home vaccination service by completing the COVID-19 in-home vaccination service form
  • form can be completed by an eligible Halton resident or substitute decision maker, physician or health care provider or a congregate living administrator
  • applications will be reviewed by Halton Region Public Health
  • Note that this new process is not a rapid referral program. Staff will contact eligible residents within two to four weeks to schedule a vaccination appointment
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Halton residents facing barriers getting to their vaccination appointments
Application Call for free transportation 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 travelling 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
HCSD Sub Heading Vaccination Information
Service Categories Vaccination Site Rides

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