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3 mass COVID-19 immunization clinics open in Toronto

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WATCH ABOVE: Three of Toronto’s mass immunization clinics opened their doors Wednesday for people 80 and older. It was an exciting day for many, but it wasn’t without its hiccups. Matthew Bingley reports. – Mar 17, 2021

TORONTO — Three city-operated mass immunization clinics in Toronto opened for the first time Wednesday morning.

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the Scarborough Town Centre and the Toronto Congress Centre opened to provide COVID-19 vaccinations.

All three sites will operate from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.

Read more: Toronto to open 3 more mass COVID-19 vaccination clinics by April 5

They are currently serving people over the age of 80 who have registered for appointments.

Mayor John Tory announced on Monday that three more city-run clinics would be open by the start of April.

The Malvern Community Recreation Centre and the Mitchell Field Community Centre are scheduled to open on March 29, and the Hangar Sports and Events Centre will follow suit on April 5.

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