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City of Toronto awards $5.5 million in COVID-19 Vaccine Engagement Teams Grants to local agencies for vaccine outreach in vulnerable communities

Today, Mayor John Tory announced the recipients of the City of Toronto’s $5.5M COVID-19 Vaccine Engagement Teams Grants – a key part of the City’s COVID-19 Community Mobilization and Engagement Plan to connect with vulnerable residents and communities across Toronto. The grants, which have been awarded to community agencies and resident-led groups, will fund outreach… Read more »

‘I’m walking here’: City of Toronto to revamp hundreds of ‘No Exit’ signs that mislead walkers

April 9, 2021 By Michael Smee, CBC News The city is getting ready to revamp hundreds of street signs that walking advocates say are misleading. “No Exit” signs, erected as warnings for drivers, often do not apply to pedestrians, according to Coun. Paula Fletcher, whose motion titled “I’m Walking Here” was approved at this week’s council… Read more »

Team Toronto COVID-19 vaccination update

The City of Toronto is working with all our healthcare partners, pharmacies and Toronto Public Health to administer all available COVID-19 vaccines. To date, 684,809 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Toronto. Starting today at 8 a.m., people age 50 or older who live in high-risk areas as identified by postal code can book vaccination appointments… Read more »

City of Toronto vaccination clinic bookings opening tomorrow to residents age 50 and older from 53 postal codes identified as COVID-19 hot spots

Starting tomorrow at 8 a.m., residents age 50 and older living in COVID-19 hot spot postal codes will be able to book vaccination appointments at City-operated immunization clinics. This expanded eligibility is part of the Phase 2 Team Toronto vaccine rollout, ensuring every dose available is used to protect the most vulnerable. The change will… Read more »