COVID-19

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COVID-19 Vaccination

Vaccination against Covid-19 is free and recommended:

  • For persons aged 12 and over, unless contraindications.

IMPORTANT: It is essential to continue to respect the health measures in place since it will take several months to immunize a sufficiently large part of the population.

How to get vaccinated

Clinics with appointment

Vaccination for people aged 12 and over is ongoing. Important to respect an interval of 4 weeks or more between the two doses (12 years and older).

Walk-in clinics

People can go to the walk-in clinics to get vaccinated during the day according to the following schedule. The vaccines offered are Pfizer and Moderna.

  • Palais des Congrès de Gatineau : Wednesday to Friday - 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. / Thursday - 12:30 p.m. to 19:30 p.m. / Saturday - 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Centre communautaire de Buckingham : Thursday - 12:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. / Friday - 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. / Saturday - 9:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
  • Centre multiservices de la Pêche (CLSC) : Thursday - 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. / Saturday - 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Complexe sportif Whissell : Wednesday - 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. / Saturday - 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Hôtel Château Logue de Maniwaki : Tuesday - 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. / Thursday - 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m / Saturday - 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Centre récréatif Campbell’s Bay : Wednesday - 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. / Saturday - 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For the troubleshooting service (registration of vaccines outside of Quebec, help with QR code printing), people can come without an appointment according to the following schedule:

  • Palais des Congrès de Gatineau : Monday. Wednesday and Friday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. / Tuesday and Thursday - 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. / Saturday and Sunday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • For the other vaccination sites, the troubleshooting service is offered according to the opening hours.

Mobile clinics

Over the next few weeks, mobile clinics will be offered to the population of the region in various areas -1st dose and 2nd dose (Pfizer or Moderna vaccines). New locations will be added as they become available. Hours and days may change without notice.

Vaccibus

  • October 15 - 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. : Nuit des sans-abris, 118 Charlevoix Street, Hull, Gatineau

Third dose

A 3rd dose is recommended for the following people :

People on dialysis and immunocompromised (who are undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy, taking medications that affect their immune system or living with HIV). Important to respect an interval of 4 weeks or more after the 2nd dose.

  • To make an appointment : Quebec.ca/vaccinCOVID
  • If you are unable to make an appointment online or if you are experiencing difficulties, call 1-877-644-4545.
  • People can also come to the vaccination walk-in clinics.

People in residential long-term care centres (CHSLDs), in intermediate ressources and family type (RI-RTFs) and people in private seniors' homes (RPAs).  Mobile clinics will be visiting these living environments starting at the end of October. These individuals or their families don't have to make any arrangements and don't need to book an appointment.

For more details, visit : additional dose of vaccine

Vaccination passport

Since September 1st, the vaccination passport is required in Quebec. It allow people who are adequately protected or who have a clinical counter indication to the vaccination against Covid-19 to access certain places and to do certain non essential activities where the risk of transmission is high. It is only be required for individuals who are 13 years and older.

To validate the identity of individuals, a photo ID is also be required for people who are 16 years and older and 75 years and younger. For persons 15 years of age and under and 76 years of age and over, identification is required, but does not have to include a photo.

  • For citizens three options to certify adequate vaccination:
    • VaxiCode app: download the app for free on the App Store and Google Play.
    • PDF format: download the proof of vaccination (QR code) to your cell phone.
    • Paper format: print the proof of vaccination (QR code). The printing must be of good quality. Avoid folding the paper (recommended business card size).
    • Get your proof of vaccination (QR code) via: self-service portal
    • For more support:
      •  Make an appointment via Quebec.ca/vaccinCOVID section "Vaccin Covid-19 - Troubleshooting".
      • Go to a walk-in clinic
      • Call 1 877 644-4545
  • For businesses, the VaxiCode Verif application can be downloaded on the App Store and Google Play.

For more details, please visit: learn more about the vaccination passport

Gatineau territory :

  • June 22 - 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. : Centre communautaire Entre-Nous, 175 Front Street, Aylmer, Gatineau
  • June 27 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. : Centre communautaire Ernest-Lattion, 30 Court Street, Aylmer, Gatineau

Safety

Canada attaches great importance to vaccine safety, both before and after approval. COVID‑19 vaccines must meet the same quality and safety standards as any other vaccine used in Canada.

For more information on the steps taken by Health Canada to evaluate vaccines, visit the page Regulation of Vaccines for Human Use in Canada.

How to get vaccinated

Quebec.ca/vaccinCOVID

See also

See our frenquently asked questions about vaccination against COVID-19

More information on vaccination Quebec.ca