COVID-19 Vaccine Update 4

Updated information as of March 10, 2021

Stan Cho

March 10, 2021

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Yesterday, Ontario received 194,500 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Serum Institute in India, which are set to expire on April 2, 2021.

In order to use these vaccines before they expire, the government has partnered with pharmacies and family doctors to administer these vaccines in Ontario's hotspots.

Starting today, people aged 60-64, will be able to book an appointment by phone at a pharmacy to receive the Astra Zeneca vaccine. The vaccine will available starting Friday March 12, 2021.

Here is a list of pharmacies in Willowdale that have the vaccine:

Rexall Pharma Plus

288 Sheppard Avenue E.

Phone(416) 222-5021

Shoppers Drug Mart

4841 Yonge Street

(Yonge Sheppard Centre)

Phone(416) 222-1174

Rexall Pharma Plus

4789 Yonge Street

(Hullmark Centre)

Phone(416) 733-0161

Rexall Pharma Plus

5150 Yonge Street

(North York City Centre)

Phone(416) 226-6442


Dynasty Pharmacy

5460 Yonge Street

Phone(416) 250-5460


6220 Yonge St.

Phone(416) 224-8626

Shoppers Drug Mart

6428 Yonge St.

Phone(416) 223-6250

Aria Pharmacy

11 Newton Drive.

Phone(416) 792-3743


5095 Yonge St.

(Empress Walk)


Shoppers Drug Mart

5998 Bathurst St.

Phone(416) 661-6863

Shoppers Drug Mart

6205 Bathurst St.

Phone(416) 222-5464


2877 Bayview Avenue

Phone: (416) 733-1350

Raymond Wing Chiu Chan Drug Ltd.

794 Sheppard Ave East

Phone: (416) 222-7701

Starting this weekend, primary care physicians will also be able to administer the Astra Zeneca vaccine for people aged 60 – 64. Contact your family doctor to make an appointment.

As of today, one million Ontarians have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and another million will be vaccinated by the end of March.

Here are some important things to keep in mind:

  • You will only be allow to book one appointment at a pharmacy. You will not be able to book multiple appointments. If you have an appointment, you will get a dose of the vaccine.
  • On Monday, March 15, the province’s on-line portal will be open for people aged 80 and over to book an appointment to receive the vaccine. Please be patient as we roll this out.
  • Please DO NOT use the portal at this time, if you are under 80 years of age
  • The portal will be open for people in Phase 2 (aged 60 – 79) at a later time

Details on Phases 2 and 3 will be announced in the coming weeks

I will continue to update you on important vaccine information as soon as I receive it.  Until we have COVID-19 behind us, please continue to obey public health advice.

Stay safe everyone, we are almost there!