COVID-19 Approved Vaccines

Covid-19 Immunization clinics: To find out if you are eligible at this time for a COVID-19 vaccination and to book an immunization appointment, visit the COVID-19 Immunization Clinics page.

 

COVID-19 Vaccines

  • Safe and effective vaccines will help protect us against COVID-19.
  • As of February 26, 2021, three vaccines are approved by Health Canada; Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca.
  • Several other vaccines are currently under the process of approval by Health Canada.
  • Health Canada only approves a vaccine after a thorough review process. The safety requirements in clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccine were just as strict as the regular process for any other vaccine.
  • After approval, Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada monitor the ongoing safety and effectiveness of all approved vaccines.

 

Specific Vaccine Information

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

For information on the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, including ingredients, how it works, how it's given, possible side effects and vaccine safety, visit the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine: What you should know page.

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

For information on the Moderna vaccine, including ingredients, how it works, how it's given, possible side effects and vaccine safety, visit the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine: What you should know page.

AstraZeneca Vaccine

For information on the AstraZeneca vaccine, including ingredients, how it works, possible side effects and vaccine safety, visit the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine: What you should know page

Last Updated: 01/03/2021