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SJHH / Coronavirus/ Information for our staff physicians volunteers and learners/ COVID-19 vaccine for HCW

COVID-19 Vaccine for St. Joe's Staff, Physicians and Learners

The health and safety of our workforce is paramount as we continue to confront the challenges COVID has imposed while we enter the fourth wave. Vaccination is critical to protecting our patients and one another. We continue to strongly encourage all staff, physicians, learners, volunteers and patients to get vaccinated.
 
Click here to download, print and read the consent form. You will be asked to sign the consent form on site. 
 
If you have any questions about receiving the vaccine, please connect with your healthcare provider in advance. If you have additional questions, the clinicians at the vaccination clinic will be available.

Please remember to bring your health card to your vaccination appointment.

You can walk into a clinic to quickly get your first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine walk-in appointments and scheduled appointments can be found by going to the Hamilton Public Health Website: HERE

Questions about the vaccine?

If you have questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine, please look here for answers to questions and opportunity to book a confidential vaccine conversation with a physician.

Will anyone be exempt from St. Joe’s vaccination program?

Those who have a medical reason/human rights exemption for not being vaccinated against COVID-19 will be supported with an accommodation plan.

Does St. Joe’s support the provincial directive?

St. Joseph’s Health System (SJHS) and its six member organizations, including St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, support the new vaccination policy for healthcare settings announced by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health. On August 19, SJHS issued a statement appealing to all staff, physicians, learners and volunteers across our member organizations to get fully vaccinated. Please click here to read the statement, which was shared by all member organizations.

Presidents and CEOs of Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant and Burlington (HNHBB) region hospitals, including Melissa Farrell, President of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, also issued a statement of support for the provincial directive. Please click here to read the statement.