Second doses of COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 80 years and older

May 30, 2021 - On Friday May 28, 2021, the Province announced the accelerated rollout of second doses for COVID-19 vaccines. Due to timing of vaccine supply, TBDHU is issuing the following instructions for individuals 80+ to book their appointments for their second doses.

For individuals who are 80+ and now eligible to book their second dose appointment and who had their first appointment at the CLE Coliseum through the TBDHU Immunization Clinic:

  • For individuals who received Pfizer vaccine for their first dose:
    • Second doses can be booked through the provincial booking system or by calling 1-833-943-3900. We are expecting appointments to be available shortly in the system for the week of June 21st at the TBDHU COVID-19 immunization clinic at the CLE Coliseum building in Thunder Bay.
  • For individuals who received Moderna vaccine for their first dose:
    • A separate booking link will be provided on Monday, May 31, for dedicated second doses Moderna clinics at the CLE Coliseum building in Thunder Bay. These clinics will be held in the week of June 28th.

The online link for the Moderna second dose clinics for 80+ will be provided on the TBDHU website by the afternoon of Monday, May 31. Further information on accessing second doses will be provided in the coming days, including what to do for individuals who do not know what vaccine they received for their first dose.

These separate clinics are being put in place so that everyone 80 and over who is eligible for a second dose will be able to book appointment. At this time, TBDHU cannot guarantee that Moderna vaccine will be available the week of June 21. Visit for more information.


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