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Shoppers Drug Mart opens 24-hour COVID-19 vaccination sites in Ontario

Christian Fernsby |
Shoppers Drug Mart announced that 20 stores will provide 24-hour COVID vaccinations, starting as early as April 21.

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The initial roll-out of stores will primarily focus on hot spots in the Greater Toronto Area, including north Toronto, Peel and Scarborough.

The following Shoppers Drug Mart locations will operate 24-hours (supply allowing), providing the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine to patients born in 1981 or earlier:

Residents aged 40 and older can book appointments online ( or by phone. These locations will also accept walk-ins wherever possible.

"As Ontario continues to battle the third wave of COVID-19, our stores and pharmacy teams are stepping up to support our patients and communities," said Jeff Leger, President, Shoppers Drug Mart.

"With the Ontario government's recent announcement making more Ontarians eligible for vaccines, we believe 24-hour sites, particularly focused on the communities hardest hit in this wave, will help protect more people, quickly."

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