Native public well being items in Toronto, Peel, York and Durham areas say they’re all cancelling COVID-19 vaccination clinics scheduled for Monday because of the main snow storm that swept by means of the province.
Toronto Public Well being mentioned the choice to shut the clinics was for the security of residents and workers.
“People who had a vaccination appointment booked for Jan. 17 at one of many Metropolis of Toronto-run vaccination clinics will probably be receiving a direct communication from TPH indicating that their appointment has been cancelled,” Toronto Public Well being mentioned.
All native public well being items are encouraging individuals to rebook their appointments on-line.
Peel Public Well being mentioned it expects clinics to be open on Tuesday.
Setting Canada issued a blizzard warning for the Metropolis of Toronto and surrounding areas on Monday morning.
Toronto and the encircling cities are anticipated to get as a lot as 60 cm of snow.
The snowstorm has precipitated havoc within the metropolis as drivers get caught in snow and main Toronto roads and highways are at a standstill.
Toronto police have briefly shut down the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway to get autos off the street and get plows to clear the expressways.
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