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Renfrew County District Health Unit Vaccination and Information Resource

Link to Renfrew County District Health Unit website and Facebook page

a female health care worker holding an needle with vaccination source informationVaccination Information 

Direct link to the RCDHU page on Vaccination

1.RCDHU COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Registration Link
2.RCDHU COVID-19 Screening and Consent Form
3.RCDHU COVID-19 Appointment Checklist
 

A) Eligible people who can register/book appointment based on availability of vaccine

All seniors in congregate care residences (who will be vaccinated in-home by mobile vaccination teams).

  • Long-Term Care and Retirement Home essential caregivers.
  • Indigenous residents (on or off reserve) who are 18 years of age and older.
  • Faith based leaders who, as part of their role, provide end of life care, care of the deceased, home visits to unwell persons, or pastoral care in LTC/RHs or other vulnerable settings.
  • People born in 1951 or earlier (70 years of age and older).
  • All health care workers.
  • Anyone receiving chronic home care that have been identified by home health care organizations. This group will receive a call notifying them that they are eligible and should book after receiving this call.

B) Eligible people who can pre-register only at this time

Residents in the general population born between 1952 and 1956 (65 to 69 years of age).

Vaccine News Brief Issued by the RCDHU - Volume 7 dated April 7, 2021
Vaccine News Brief Issued by the RCDHU - Volume 6 dated March 30, 2021
Vaccine News Brief Issued by the RCDHU - Volume 5 dated March 24, 2021
Vaccine News Brief Issued by the RCDHU - Volume 4 dated March 17, 2021  Key COVID-19 FAQ Vaccination Details
Vaccine News Brief Issued by the RCDHU - Volume 3 dated March 10, 2021  
Vaccine News Brief Issued by the RCDHU - Volume 2 dated March 2, 2021
Vaccine News Brief issued by the RCDHU - Volume 1 dated February 19, 2021
RCDHU Vaccine Distribution and Summary Administration Plan - dated February 12, 2021

The Ontario Government Tiered COVID-19 Vaccination Plan website

Media Releases

April 8, 2021, The RCDHU has issued a media release The Best Vaccine is the One Available to you Right Now


April 7, 2021, The RCDHU has issued a media release Regarding the Provincewide Stay at Home Order.


March 26, 2021, The RCDHU has issued a media release "COVID-19 Safe Dining" Requirements for Patrons and Operators.


March 22, 2021, The RCDHU has issued a media release Renfrew County and District COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout Expands To Next Priority Groups


March 10, 2021 The RCDHU has issued a media release Renfrew County and District’s COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout Expands To Next Priority Groups 

  • Retirement Home residents (who will be vaccinated in-home by mobile vaccination teams).
  • Retirement Home essential caregivers.
  • Residents in the general population who are 80 years of age and older.
  • Indigenous residents (on or off reserve) who are 55 years of age and older

To facilitate this, an online registration system for vaccination appointments has now been  launched. You can access the system through Renfrew County and District Health Unit’s (RCDHU) website at: www.rcdhu.com.

Those individuals who are currently eligible for vaccination can visit RCDHU’s website to  register online as this is often quicker. Individuals are encouraged to ask a family member or  friend to assist if they are unable to do so themselves. If a person is unable to register online,  they can call RCDHU at 613-735-9724 or 1-800-267-1097 extension 200. Residents are asked to  only leave one message with their name and phone number, and someone will return their
call as soon as possible.


March 5, 2021 The RCDHU has issued a media release Rise in COVID-19 Cases Moves Renfrew County and District to Yellow.     RCDHU FAQ Sheet for Yellow-Protect Zone.


March 3, 2021 The RCDHU has issued a media release Reminder of Mandatory Face Mask Requirements.


Feb 26, 2021 The RCDHU has issued a media release regarding the NEW Text Notificiation System for COVID-19 Exposures.


Feb 22, 2021 The RCDHU has issued a media release about Government Changes to the COVID-19 Child Care Screening Tool.


Feb 8, 2021 The RCDHU has issued a media release about the Provincial Stay at Home Order over in Renfrew County and District end of day February 9, 2021


Jan 21, 2021 The RCDHU has issued a media release on the State of Covid-19 in Renfrew County and District.


Dec 21, 2020 The RCDHU has issued a media release on the Provincewide Shutdown.


Dec 11, 2020 The RCDHU issued a media release, COVID-19 Travel Advisory and Safe Holiday Guidance

In addition to the media release the following additional materials are provided:
RCDHU Holiday Safety Guidance
RCDHU Holiday Gathering Recommendations
RCDHU Safer vs. Riskier Holiday Activities
RCDHU At Home Holiday Activity Ideas