Health Department expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to residents 60+

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 10:10 AM

Durham Region Health Department is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to area residents 60 and older, or those who will be turning 60 in 2021. Eligibility for vaccine now also includes residents 50-plus living in “hotspots” in Ajax and Pickering in several postal code areas as identified by the province including L1S, L1T, L1V, L1X and L1Z. Individuals in the identified hotspots must register for appointments at either the Ajax or Pickering clinics as appointments have been reserved at these...

Health Department announces opening of COVID-19 vaccination sites in north Durham and Ajax

Posted on Friday, March 19, 2021 03:38 PM

Eligibility for vaccine now includes all residents 75 and older.

Durham Region Health Department is announcing that COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Ajax and communities in north Durham will be opening within the next two weeks:
The Ajax clinic
  • is located at Audley Recreation Centre, 1955 Audley Road North, Ajax
  • opens on March 24
  • residents 75 years and older, or who will be turning 75 this year, can begin booking appointments on March 22 at 11 a.m.
  • This clinic will operate daily from 10:30 a.m....

Health Department announces opening of COVID-19 vaccination site in Whitby

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021 02:31 PM

Uxbridge site among others delayed due to shortage of vaccine supply from province.

Durham Region Health Department is announcing that the COVID-19 vaccination clinic located at the McKinney Centre, 222 McKinney Drive, Whitby, will begin operating on March 15. Appointments at the clinic will run from 10:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. This clinic is now accepting appointments for individuals 80 years and older, or those who will be turning 80 this year, to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. To book an appointment...

Stormwater Ponds are Unsafe for Recreational Use

Posted on Wednesday, February 03, 2021 02:24 PM

The Township of Uxbridge advises residents that Storm Water management ponds are not safe for recreational use.

Storm water ponds collect run-off from surface water and from storm sewers. The fluctuating temperatures and presence of road salts can create thin or unstable ice and potentially hazardous conditions. Water levels in these ponds can change rapidly.

The Township does not monitor the water level or ice thickness at any stormwater ponds and the Township assumes no responsibly for unintended...

COVID 19 Red Control Regulations Effective Nov. 23rd

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 01:50 PM

Durham Region Enters Red ‘Control’ Category

As of Nov. 23rd, Durham Region has moved into the “Red Category” and lowered limits for unmonitored and private social gatherings across Ontario to a maximum of 5 people indoors (previous limit of 10) or 25 people outdoors. There are specific limits and additional regulations for various types of businesses and enterprises that are described in more detail at

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