COVID-19 Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic
Ottawa residents can book an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations at AMA Community Centre if they satisfy the two criteria listed below:
- Adults who are 50+ living in postal codes starting with K1V and K1T, including the following neighbourhoods:
- Hunt Club East - Western Community
- Emerald Woods
- Greenboro East
- Heron Gate
- Sawmill Creek
- Adults who are 60+ living in the following neighbourhoods:
- Hunt Club Park
- Britannia Village
- Carleton Heights
- Carson Grove - Carson Meadows
- Centretown West
- Hawthorne Meadows
- Lowertown East
- Manor Park
- Parkwood Hills
- Sheffield Glen
- Stewart Farm
- Vanier North
- Vanier South
- Whitehaven - Queensway Terrace North
- Adults receiving chronic home health care
To confirm that you are eligible for vaccination, please visit Ottawa Public Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Screening Tool.
Walk-ins will not be accepted, so please call in advance to book your appointment.
Here are the details for the pop-up vaccination clinic:
Location: AMA Community Centre (1216 Hunt Club Rd, Ottawa, ON K1V 2P1)
- Saturday, April 24
- Sunday, April 25
- Monday, April 26
Booking Information: Call 613-691-5505 to book an appointment.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. Why should I get vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine?
Similar to the seasonal flu (influenza) vaccine, vaccination is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread and reduce the impact of infectious diseases.
2. What are the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines?
The most frequent side effects are injection site pain, fatigue and headache. While testing the vaccination, some people reported feeling muscle pain, chills, joint pain and fever, however, it was mild or moderate and went away in few days.
3. Should people who have already tested positive for COVID-19 in the past get vaccinated?
Yes, those who have previously tested positive for COVID-19 should still be vaccinated. This is because re-infection with COVID-19 is possible.
4. Can COVID-19 vaccine cause COVID-19 infection?
No, none of the COVID-19 vaccines currently in use, use the live virus that causes COVID-19, but you may experience some side-effects.
5. How do I know if the vaccine is halal?
The first two COVID-19 vaccines approved in Canada from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna do not contain gelatine or pork products.
6. Once a person is vaccinated with two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, can they stop following public health measures like wearing a mask and physical distancing?
No. Although COVID-19 vaccines provide protection, everyone must continue to practicing public health measures (wearing a mask, etc.) to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
7. Can people with severe allergies to a component of the COVID-19 vaccine receive the vaccine?
No, people with a history of severe allergic reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine should not receive the vaccine.
Please visit the Health Canada web page to learn the different ingredients of the following vaccines:
All information is from Ottawa Public Health.
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