People arrive at the City of Toronto-operated COVID-19 mass vaccination site in downtown East York, serving the community of Thorncliffe Park, an area disproportionately affected by the COVID-19, Wednesday March 24, 2021 THE CANADIAN PRESS / Cole Burston

York Region residents aged 45 to 59 who live in certain COVID-19 hotspots will be able to book their COVID-19 vaccination appointment tomorrow

Starting Wednesday, York Region residents born 1962-1976 and living in five specific postal codes will be able to reserve their vaccine at two participating immunization clinics.

The “high priority areas” – four in Vaughan and one in Markham – are located in the following postal codes: L4L, L6A, L4K, L4J and L3S

“These five initial communities are identified according to provincial guidelines and using data from York Region to take into account factors such as the prevalence of variant cases, incidence rates of COVID-19, hospitalizations, deaths and an internal equity framework based on the Ontario Marginalization Index, “York Region Public Health Says in News Release

Tomorrow at 8:30 a.m., eligible residents can start booking their appointment on the York Region website or by calling Access York at 1-877-464-9675

From April 8 to Apr 12, approximately 8,000 appointments will be available for these eligible residents at the Maple Community Center in Vaughan and the Aaniin Community Center in Markham

York Region will also open more appointments for all other eligible priority groups on Wednesday, including residents aged 65 and over, highest priority, highest priority and highest priority healthcare workers, Indigenous adults, religious leaders and adults receiving chronic home care These appointments can be made at Canada’s Wonderland, Georgina Ice Palace, Richmond Green and Trisan Center

Lower-age eligibility for some York Region residents comes as the province announced today that the provincial COVID-19 vaccine reservation system will open appointments for people aged 60 and over in all public health units from tomorrow

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World news – CA – York Region residents aged 45 to 59 in COVID-19 hotspots can make an appointment for a vaccine from Wednesday