COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-Up Clinics For 12+ Residents of Hot Spot Areas in Ajax & Pickering **Updated**

A list of current rules on COVID-19 vaccine eligibility and pop-up clinics.

Durham Health Unit has a standby list for COVID-19 vaccines. You can register if you are eligible for a first or second dose and able to get to a vaccine clinic within 20 minutes of being called between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m.

New Schedule by the province

  • As of Monday, June 21, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., all Ontarians who received their first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine on or before May 9, 2021 will be eligible to book or rebook their second dose appointment at a shortened interval.
  • As of Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., individuals who received their first dose of an mRNA vaccine on or before May 30, 2021 and who live in the catchment area of one of the 10 public health units identified as Delta hot spots (Durham, Halton, Hamilton, Peel, Porcupine, Simcoe-Muskoka, Toronto, Waterloo, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, and York public health units) will be eligible to book or rebook their second dose appointment at a shortened interval.
  • Beginning Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., youth aged 12 to 17 who live in a Delta hot spot (Durham, Halton, Hamilton, Peel, Porcupine, Simcoe-Muskoka, Toronto, Waterloo, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph and York public health units) are eligible to book an accelerated second dose appointment.
  • Starting June 28, 2021 all Ontarians aged 18 and over who have received their first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine will be eligible to book their second dose appointment. The appointment will be scheduled at least 28 days after the first dose, per the recommended interval.

Second Dose Vaccine Appointments

Beginning June 21 at 8 a.m., Durham Region residents 18-years and older who received a first dose of either Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, will be eligible to reschedule for an earlier second dose appointment at area mass immunization clinics, based on vaccine availability.

For residents who received Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, second dose appointments can only be rebooked at a minimum of 28 days after the first dose was administered. Second dose appointments can be rebooked online or by contacting the call centre booking line at 1-888-444-5113.

12+ COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Durham Region


1. 12+ Mass Vaccination Clinics


When: Ongoing


  • Audley Recreation Centre, 1955 Audley Road North, Ajax
  • Uxbridge Arena, 291 Brock Street West, Uxbridge
  • Scugog Arena, 1655 Reach Street, Port Perry
  • Rick MacLeish Memorial Community Centre Arena, 91 Elliot Street, Cannington
  • The Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex, 2440 Durham Regional Hwy. 2, Bowmanville
  • Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex Arena, (entrance at back of building) – formerly known as Pickering Recreation Complex, 1867 Valley Farm Road, Pickering
  • Ontario Tech Campus Ice Centre, 200 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa
  • McKinney Centre, 222 McKinney Drive, Whitby

How to Book: Call 1-888-444-5113 or book using the Durham region site.

To book an appointment for the Oshawa (Ontario Tech Campus Ice) location, visit or call 905-721-4828.

2. Pop-Up Walk-in Vaccine Clinics for 12+

  • 12+ clinic: Open to youth 12-17 & their unimmunized adult family members for July 8 – 10, 10:30am – 8:30pm at St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School, Ajax (Walk-in) No appointment required. Proof of age required.


  • 12+ clinic Pfizer vaccine Open to all Durham residents 12+ (1st dose) Youth 12-17 & their adult family members (2nd dose) July 12-13, 10am to 6pm at Pickering Town Centre East parking lot off of Glenanna Rd.


  • 12+ vaccine clinic for Oshawa residents on July 13, 10:30 am – 8pm and July 14, 10:30 am – 8pm for Durham youth 12-17 & their adult family member on Village Union PS, Oshawa (Walk-in) 1st & 2nd dose (Pfizer).


  • See the tweets below to check for upcoming pop-up clinics:


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    1. Shelley Pizzale

      Durham region health you still are not including L1W in your hotspots clinics we are surrounded by hotspots and we have to do all shopping ect in hotspot. You have been vaccinating everywhere else in Pickering but left us high and dry for 18+. Please include us in your pop up clinics.

      May 12, 2021 at 8:48 AM
    2. Aspect retail

      I’m an essential worker.
      Unfortunately covered by mandate legislation which forces me to work extra days in a warehouse.
      And can’t get vaccinated to save my life
      Health dept came by and tested us.
      One in five was infected but good 😇 luck getting the vaccine.

      June 5, 2021 at 6:23 AM

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