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Toronto to enter next phase of its vaccination campaign with expanded mobile teams and a new mass immunization clinic model

The City of Toronto is entering the next phase of its COVID-19 vaccination program. As Toronto's vaccine coverage surpasses 80% first-dose in residents 12 years and older, and approaches 75% for second doses, the City of Toronto will be expanding its mobile vaccination team operations to increase access to vaccines for those yet to receive their shot.

City of Toronto opening all City-run COVID-19 vaccination clinics to walk-ins, youth now eligible for walk-in vaccination

Starting tomorrow [July 22, 2021], all nine City of Toronto vaccination clinics will be offering walk-in vaccinations for anyone age 12 and older needing a first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. By lowering the barrier to vaccination across Toronto, the City is working to reach the approximately 20 per cent of Toronto adults who have not initiated vaccination and the 125,000 people who can accelerate a second dose scheduled for later in the year.

City Council approves bold strategy to reduce emissions from existing buildings to net zero by 2050, updates Toronto Green Standard

Today, City Council approved multiple strategies and plans that will be critical to achieving the City of Toronto’s TransformTO goal to reduce community-wide greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) to net zero by 2050 or sooner. This includes a Net Zero Existing Buildings Strategy to decarbonize all existing residential, commercial and institutional buildings within the next 30 years; a Net Zero Carbon Plan to reduce emissions in City-owned buildings; and an update to the Toronto Green Standard to achieve net zero emissions in new development by 2030.

City of Toronto expanding walk-in vaccination to four City-run clinics

As of noon tomorrow, the City of Toronto is making walk-in vaccinations available at four City-run immunization clinics, including the Toronto Congress Centre clinic that opened to walk-ins yesterday. Moving forward, walk-in vaccinations will be available daily from noon to 7 p.m. for anyone age 18 or older to receive a first or second dose mRNA vaccine at the City-run Toronto Congress Centre, Cloverdale Mall, The Hangar and Metro Toronto Convention Centre clinics.

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