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Welcome to Essa Township

Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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​​"Every vaccine is an opportunity to av​​oid a case and save a life"

-Dr. Charles Gardner, Medical Officer of Health, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit​

​​Pharmacy Vaccine Book​ing

Effective May 11, 2021 the Province of Ontario has made the decision to pause administering the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.​

Angus-Borden Guardian Drugs 

Provincial Vaccine Booking

Ontario is now vaccinating ALL adults aged 12 and over.

For a list of who is identified in the at-risk health conditions category and the first and second groups of essential frontline workers who cannot work from visit the province's website.​

To book an appoint on the Provincial Online Booking System please click here.  You can also book an appointment by phone at 1(833)943-3900.

When booking on the provincial booking system, people must book dose 1 and dose 2 appointments for the booking to be successful. If you only choose an appointment for dose 1 and you exit page, your booking has NOT been completed. With a successful booking you will receive an email confirmation immediately and you will need to bring the confirmation to your appointment.​​

Ontario Vaccination Passport​​​

As of September 22, 2021 Ontarians will require proof of vaccination in combination with photo ID to access certain public settings and facilities.  For a detailed list of public settings and facilities as well as exemptions please click here.  To download your printable or PDF please visit www.covid-19.ontario.ca​.  Ontario is set to introduce a digital vaccine receipt on October 13, 2021 that features a QR code for more security. 

Essa's Immunization Progress - as of September 8​, 2021 (updated weekly)​

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% Coverage 1st Dose
2nd Dose
% Coverage 2nd DoseEst. Total Population


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​​Vaccines Approved in Canada​​

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine
AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine
Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

"That is our way out of it.  We need to get high immunization rates if we're going to achieve herd immunity and break the chain of transmission and get good control of the pandemic"
-Dr. Charles Gardner, Medical Officer of Health, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit​