NEW UPDATE - Vaccination available for people aged 55 to 79, with or without an appointment (AstraZeneca vaccine only).
People aged 55 (born 1966) to 79 years of age can receive the AstraZeneca vaccine, with or without an appointment.
To make an appointment
Current vaccination groups
- NEW Essential workers in settings at high risk of an outbreak
- List of concerned essential workers
- Proof of employment required at the vaccination centre
- NEW People who have a chronic disease or health problem that increases the risk of complications from COVID-19
- List of targeted persons
- On the recommendation of their doctor, transplant recipients and anyone being followed for cancer or receiving dialysis treatments may be vaccinated without an appointment
- Anyone 60 years of age and over (born in 1961)
To make an appointment, go to the website: quebec.ca/vaccinCOVID.
If you are unable to make an appointment on-line, or if you are having difficulties, please ask a friend/relative for assistance or telephone 450 644-4545 or 1 877-644-4545.
- If you are not part of the group being vaccinated, please avoid telephoning or reporting on site to be vaccinated. You will be informed when your age group can begin to make an appointment.
- It is the year of birth that is considered when receiving the vaccine (not the reached age)
- You cannot choose the vaccine you will be given or know in advance what type of vaccine is given per vaccination site. You will be told which vaccine it is when you get the 1st dose.
- The appointment for the 2nd dose will be made when you get the 1st dose. You cannot change the appointment for your 2nd dose. A single dose is sufficient for people with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 in the past. More information (french only)
Vaccination sites in the Montérégie
The Montérégie will offer the vaccination in several sites in the following towns. Please note that other vaccination sites may be added over the next few weeks.
- Acton Vale
- Mont-Saint-Hilaire (15 mars)
- Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville (15 mars)
In regard to the vaccination
For more information about the vaccination, consult the following sections of the Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux website:
- COVID-19 vaccines
- For help with consent - COVID-19 Vaccination operation
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- COVID-19 vaccination campaign
- Priority groups for vaccination
- COVID-19 vaccination data
- Symptoms after vaccination
Other safety measures
The start of vaccination does not mean the end of health measures. It will take several months to protect a sufficiently large proportion of the population with the vaccine. Physical distancing of two metres, wearing a mask or face covering and handwashing must be maintained until further notice.
Why do you need to be vaccinated if the human body can overcome COVID-19 naturally?
Are the COVID-19 vaccines safe given their rapid development?
What are the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
Is the vaccination effective?
Why continue to protect yourselves after you’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19?
How does the COVID-19 vaccine work?
What types of COVID-19 vaccines are being studied?
Why are some people given priority to the COVID-19 vaccine?
The Federation of Medical Specialists of Quebec (FMSQ) has prepared an information capsule on various themes concerning the COVID-19 vaccination. To view the capsules, click on the following links (french only):