kitchener.ctvnews.ca 24 Feb, 2021 00:45 am

Pre-registration for COVID-19 vaccine opens for priority groups in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph

Pre-registration for COVID-19 vaccine opens for priority groups in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph
Health officials in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph say people in priority groups can now pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine.

KITCHENER -- Health officials in Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph say people in priority groups can now pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine.Officials say the pre-registration will allow them to contact members of those priority groups and help them book an appointment for their vaccine once they're available.Residents will need their contact information, a cell phone number, email address, health card number and position and role for occupation-based priority groups.Waterloo Region's vaccine task force issued an update Monday, saying the province is working on a central online booking system and pre-registration system.

The task force is focusing on giving first doses to remaining long-term care staff and essential caregivers, health-care workers, medical first responders and community health-care workers.Wellington County Library branches can help anyone with pre-registering.

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