Information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) :
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How to get vaccinated
Throughout Québec, people int priority groups can make appointments to get vaccinated. The must be followed. Please note that an appointment is mandatory.
A different order of vaccination is followed in the (in French only), (in French only), and regions, since they belong to the priority group of isolated and remote communities.
If you have difficulty making an appointment online, ask your loved ones for help or consult the How to make an appointment to get vaccinated against COVID-19 page, which will guide you step by step in making an appointment.
If needed, you can get help by calling from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday or 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday:
An accompanying person could get vaccinated on the same day as the person in the priority group if they meet the following criteria:
- 70 years of age or older,
- They provide support, three days a week or more, to their loved one.
Only one accompanying person can get vaccinated per person in the priority group.
Remember to register your accompanying person after you make your appointment. We assure you that, regardless of the time selected for your accompanying person’s appointment, they will be able to get vaccinated at the same time as you.
COVID-19 vaccination is being done in stages and is reserved for people in priority groups for the moment.
If you are not part of the group that is being vaccinated, do not call or show up to get vaccinated. You will be informed at the appropriate time when your age group can start making appointments.
Instructions for the person making an appointment
- Plan your trip and only show up five minutes before your appointment time.
- If you are late, your appointment may be postponed.
- Bring your health insurance card to your appointment (if you do not have a health insurance card, you can still get vaccinated).
- Follow the basic health instructions during your appointment.
- It is the year of birth that is considered when receiving the vaccine (not the reached age)
- You cannot choose the vaccine you will be given or know in advance what type of vaccine is given per vaccination site. You will be told which vaccine it is when you get the 1st dose.
- The appointment for the 2nd dose will be made when you get the 1st dose. You cannot change the appointment for your 2nd dose.
- Make sure you meet the criteria for your target group.
- People who do not meet the eligibility criteria will be turned away and asked to make a new appointment when they are eligible.
Communications from the CISSSO (COVID-19):
Level 4–Maximum Alert (red)
Level 4–Maximum Alert includes targeted and additional more restrictive measures that could extend to prohibiting non-essential activities in situations where risk cannot be sufficiently contained, while avoiding the generalized confinement that was experienced during the first wave of the pandemic as much as possible.
These regions are at Level 4 – Maximum Alert (red zone): Montréal, Laval, Laurentides, Lanaudière and Montérégie. Go to the measures in force in your municipality to find out the specific instructions for your region.
Beginning on April 1st, 2021 at 8 p.m., the following health regions will move to Level 4–Maximum Alert (red zone) : Capitale-Nationale, Outaouais, Chaudière-Appalaches and Bas-Saint-Laurent.
COVID-19 Publications – Government of Québec:
If you are experiencing symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19:
Progressive regional alert and intervention system (COVID-19) for the Outaouais:
Safely wearing a mask or face covering :
For families and expecting mothers:
Mental Health Resources:
Instructions for travelling:
For senior citizens and those living in residences:
Resources for businesses and entrepreneurs :