Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine
Public Health Sudbury & Districts hosts vaccination clinics administering the Moderna Spikevax and Pfizer-NBioTech Comirnaty vaccines. Both vaccines require two doses to ensure better and longer protection against COVID-19. The Government of Ontario recommends (PDF) that a third dose of a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine be offered to select vulnerable populations.
You are considered fully vaccinated if you have received:
- Two doses using Moderna Spikevax, Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty, AstraZeneca Vaxzevria (including CoviShield) in any combination; or
- One or two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine not authorized by Health Canada, followed by one dose of a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine authorized by Health Canada; or
- Three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine not authorized by Health Canada
Public Health Sudbury & Districts reports COVID-19 vaccination data Monday to Friday at 4 p.m.
Vaccination clinics for COVID-19
Public Health Sudbury & Districts hosts mobile, pop-up, and walk-in clinics. For details on upcoming vaccination clinics and eligibility, visit our vaccination clinics page.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
Clients can download an enhanced digital copy of their COVID-19 vaccination certificates, with scannable QR code, through the provincial Ontario portal. Visit covid-19.ontario.ca/get-proof/ and log in using your health card number. For more information, or to have your enhanced certificate emailed or mailed to you, please call 705.522.9200 (toll-free: 1.866.522.9200), between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Certain settings (Government of Ontario) require proof of vaccination. Proof of vaccination includes any of the following:
- An Ontario vaccination receipt from a vaccine clinic when you received your dose (paper copy).
- A vaccination receipt signed by an Indigenous health provider.
- An Ontario Ministry of Health vaccination receipt received by email following your appointment (digital or printed paper copy).
- An enhanced vaccine certificate with scannable QR code from Ontario’s booking portal.For help obtaining a copy of your enhanced vaccine certificate (paper or digital) call 522.9200 (toll-free: 1.866.522.9200), between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
- A vaccination receipt from another jurisdiction that shows the holder is fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Reporting your COVID-19 vaccination(s) in the provincial database (COVaxON)
If your COVID-19 vaccination records are not in the provincial online database, we encourage you to submit your proof of vaccinations to help public health agencies monitor vaccine coverage.
Frequently asked questions
Do you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Check out our vaccine FAQ section to find out about safety and efficacy of the vaccines, who is eligible for vaccination, how to obtain proof of COVID-19 vaccination, and more.
To learn even more, visit our COVID-19 vaccine resources page, or contact Public Health by calling 705-522-9200 (toll free: 1-866-522-9200).
If you are a health care provider read our Advisory Alerts for more information.
Letter to the Honourable Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario, regarding local COVID-19 vaccination program progress and achievements
On June 4, 2021, Board of Heath Chair, René Lapierre, sent a letter to the Premier to share details about local vaccination program successes. The letter notes that a key element to Public Health Sudbury & Districts’ success is the tremendous community partnerships upon which the local vaccination program is built. In addition, the letter included a COVID-19 Vaccine Infographic that summarizes key progress locally.
COVID-19 vaccine bulletin
Note: there will be no further COVID-19 vaccine bulletins at this time. To keep our local communities informed as our vaccine program was getting started, Public Health issued a COVID-19 vaccine bulletin on a periodic basis to provide timely COVID-19 vaccine updates, resources, and information on local planning.
Note: there will be no further revisions to this document at this time. Any changes related to the Public Health Sudbury & Districts’ Vaccine Program will be communicated through news releases and social media.
This item was last modified on October 18, 2021