Balloons and superheroes: How Brampton doctors are making vaccine clinics kid-friendly – CBC

Peel Region anticipates it will begin vaccinating children aged 5-11 by Friday

Nov 24, 2021

If any children aged five to 11 tagged along to the Embassy Grand Vaccination Centre in Brampton when their older family members got vaccinated — rest assured the environment will be a lot more fun when it’s their turn.

Appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations for that age group in Ontario opened Tuesday and about one million children across Ontario qualify. Peel Region anticipates it will begin vaccinating children by the end of the week.

“We are certainly preparing some exciting things for the kids,” Dr. Priya Suppal said, adding staff have been making shopping trips to purchase holiday and hero-themed decor for the centre, located on The Gore Road just north of Queen Street East.

“We’ve got giveaways like iPads, Lego, books, gift cards and Christmas-themed loot bags,” she said.

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