No, an appointment is not required.
Ottawa Public Health is not currently offering the pediatric Moderna Spikevax 50 mcg dose for children aged six to 11 years, as we are waiting for guidance from the Ontario Ministry of health PLEASE NOTE: are required at all Ottawa Public Health Vaccination clinics.
Vaccine recipients younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all appointments.
The long-term effects of COVID-19 are not fully known.
The priority for the after-school clinics are children aged five to 11 years, their families and household members in the surrounding community.
All residents are encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as they can, and to receive further doses as soon as they are eligible to ensure maximum protection against COVID-19.