The local health unit released an update for vaccine appointments in the region on Saturday. 

All residents born in 1951 or earlier can now book an appointment through the provincial booking system or by phone at 1-888-999-6488. 

In addition, pharmacies in Lindsay, Campbellford, Cobourg and Port Hope will now be offering AstraZeneca vaccine appointments for residents 55+; you can only book these directly with participating pharmacies.

Click here for the list of participating pharmacies.

The health unit was also notified of 2,200 AstraZeneca doses arriving soon to be administered through primary health care providers. 

An in terms iof mass vaccination clinics in the regions, more are starting next week with clinics already operating in Lindsay and Cobourg. 

Starting next week there will be additional clinics opening in Fenelon Falls, Trent Hills and Minden as well as one starting up in Haliburton on April 12th. 

Additional information about these clinics can be found on the HKPRDHU website

Appointments must be booked through the provincial booking system or by phone at 1-888-999-6488.