If you have one or more symptoms of COVID-19 or think you may have been exposed to the virus, take the Ministry of Health’s self-assessment to find out if you should get tested.

COVID-19 self-assessment COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Vaccine Eligibility Chart

Booking an appointment at the City's mass immunization clinics:

Book an Appointment Mass Immunization LocationsAdditional Vaccination Sites Ward 24

Booking By Phone: 1-833-943-3900 (TTY 1-866-797-0007)

*NEW* Toronto to enter next phase of its vaccination campaign with expanded mobile teams and a new mass immunization clinic model – News Release. Beginning August 23, TPH will redeploy approximately 700 staff from mass immunization clinics to expand its mobile clinic operations. On August 22 (end of day), City-operated clinics at the following locations will close:

  • Carmine Stefano Community Centre
  • Malvern Community Recreation Centre
  • Mitchell Field Arena
  • North Toronto Memorial Community Centre
  • Toronto Congress Centre

City-operated COVID-19 vaccine clinics at Cloverdale Mall, the Hangar, Metro Toronto Convention Centre and Scarborough Town Centre will remain open and continue to offer COVID-19 vaccines.

Booking through hospitals and health partners:

Scarborough Health Network Other Locations

Booking By Phone: 1-888-385-1910

*NEW* Scarborough Health Network expand visitor policy. With Ontario now in Stage 3 of its reopening plan, SHN is please to expand their Visitor Policy in line with regional and provincial guidelines. Effective July 28, all patients are now eligible for at least one Essential Care Visitor or Partner. Learn more about visiting patients at SHN here.

*UPDATE* Scarborough Health Network One-Day Pop-Ups – 1st and 2nd Dose. These clinics will be vaccinating individuals who live/work/go to school in Scarborough in these eligibility groups: Pfizer 1st Dose: ages 12+; Pfizer 2nd Dose: ages 12+ AND received their 1st dose of Pfizer at least 21 days ago or AstraZeneca at least 8 weeks ago.

  • July 28 & 29 | 1pm to 9pm | David and Mary Thomson CI, 125 Brockley Dr
  • July 30 | 1pm to 8pm | Agincourt Mall, 3850 Sheppard Ave E
  • August 1 | 11am to 4pm | Abu Huraira Centre, 270 Yorkland Rd

Tickets will be provided for same-day appointments on a first come, first served basis. Please bring ID or document with your address or proof of employment, a health card if you have one and your first dose vaccination receipt. Full details at www.scarbvaccine.ca

Native Child and Family Services of Toronto COVID-19 Vaccine Opportunity! This clinic will be vaccinating FNIM/Indigenous Community Members and their immediate household members aged 12 years and older.

  • August 4 | Malvern Aboriginal Child and Family Centre, 31 Tapscott Rd Unit 76B

To request an appointment please complete this form. If you have questions please email COVIDvaccine@nativechild.org or call 437-230-2936.

Booking through pharmacies:

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July 29, 2021 Update

Dear Neighbours,

Thank you for your efforts in keeping our community safe during these difficult times. Please review the City of Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccines webpage, to inform yourself of the benefits of vaccination.

The Toronto Police Service continue to request the public’s assistance in locating a missing boy, Douvou Ellis, 14 years old. Ellis was last seen on Monday, July 26 at 1:30am in the Galloway Road and Kingston Road area. He is described to be 5’7”, with a thin build and short black hair. Police are concerned for his safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4300, Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477, online at www.222tips.com or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Full details here.

*NEW* More than 70% of Toronto adults are now fully vaccinated – News Release. As of today, more than 70% of Toronto adults are fully vaccinated and 80% of all eligible residents (age 12 and up) have received at least their first dose.

City of Toronto COVID-19 Case & Vaccination Update: (Data as of July 29, 2021)Case status and vaccination dose data can be found on the City’s reporting platform.

66 – Newly Reported COVID-19 Cases
390 – Total number of Active COVID-19 Cases
16 – Hospitalized Cases (Cumulative) 
170,713 – Number of COVID-19 Cases in Toronto (Cumulative)

166,717 – Number of Recovered COVID-19 Cases in Toronto
3,606 – Number of COVID-19 Fatal Cases in Toronto
4,296,433 COVID-19 – Vaccine doses administered in Toronto


Toronto News

REMINDER: Terra Lumina returns to Your Toronto Zoo! After nightfall at the Toronto Zoo, you are invited to pursue an immersive experience along a 1.5 km walking path that travels into the future and back. Purchase your tickets here. Keep in mind tickets must be pre-booked in advance.

Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards! Nominate a member of your community for the City of Toronto’s Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards. Full details on eligibility and how to submit a nomination are available at www.toronto.ca/awards. Nominations are open until July 30, 2021.

TTC Line 5 Eglinton Surface Transit Network Plan Feedback Survey. As part of the TTC's 2022 Annual Service Plan, the TTC is proposing to modify 20 existing bus routes and add 7 new bus routes to support the Line 5 Eglinton, which is scheduled to open in 2022. TTC wants to hear from the public to help inform the changes to these routes. Complete the survey here by August 1, 2021.

TransformTO – Get Involved: The City of Toronto is implementing bold actions to get to net zero emissions. Share your thoughts on the actions and priorities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Until August 4, watch the video complete the survey host a community discussion , and share your thoughts on an online idea board.

Scarborough Arts – Scarborough Sounds by the Spoken Soul Collective. Calling all Scarborough musician! Scarborough Sounds is your opportunity to have your music that speaks to Scarborough play at Town Centre as part of ArtworxTO. Submit your music to djlewyv@gmail.com by August 8th!

PollinateTO is growing and wants to hear what you think! The City of Toronto wants to expand the PollinateTO grants program to include more garden types and greening projects. Fill out the survey and be entered to win great prizes.

Community Events

Register: July 27 or August 23
Full details are available here.

July 31, 2021 | 10am to 2pm
Global Kingdom Ministries Parking Lot, 1250 Markham Road

July 30, 2021 | 3pm to 8pm
July 31 to August 2, 2021 | 11am to 8pm
Centennial College Ashtonbee Campus, 75 Ashtonbee Rd

July 31, 2021 | 11am to 2pm
Register here.

August 2, 2021 | 4pm
Details here.

August 9 to 13 | 9:30am to 12:30pm | 85 Livingston Rd
Registration: $50/child. RSVP to denise@trinityguildwood.org by July 31, 2021

August 17, 2021 | 11am to 4pm | 100 Galloway Rd
Register here, by August 6, 2021.

July 28 to August 29, 2021
Details and tickets available at www.guildfestivaltheatre.ca/2021

Summer Programming

List of food banks and soup kitchens in the Ward 24

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List of food banks in East Scarborough

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List of food banks in Scarborough

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Watch Scarborough-Guildwood’s past Live Town Hall meetings on my YouTube channel - like and ensure you Subscribe to the channel for more videos!

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Do you need help getting to your vaccination appointment?

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COVID-19 Guidance: Faith-Based Organizations

Please continue to update yourself at COVID-19 Guidance: Faith-Based Organizations – City of Toronto for any revisions to the provincial regulations.

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COVID-19: Business & Sector Resources
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City of Toronto-Vaccine Hunters Canada to help residents quickly find available vaccine appointments at City-run clinics
Vaccine appointment availability at all nine City clinics and will be displayed @VaxHuntersCan

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In-Home Vaccination for Homebound Persons
If you are a homebound person receiving care through a Primary Care Provider, Family Health Team, Home or Community Care or Community Support Services or Agencies, please contact your provider to learn whether they are able to offer in-home vaccination.