Remote Learning to Continue across Ontario for the Remainder of School Year
On June 2, the Ontario government announced that schools will not reopen for in-person learning this year. To read the full news release visit: Remote Learning to Continue across Ontario for the Remainder of School Year
Based on this announcement, there will be no regular in-class learning at any school in the province, including in CDSBEO schools. Students will continue with remote learning until the end of the school year, with the same support that has been in place since April. Students with special education needs who have been receiving in-school support will continue to do so.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Youth Ages 12-17
The Eastern Ontario Health Unit and the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit will be offering vaccine clinics to youth ages 12-17.
For Families Residing in Leeds County, Lanark County, and Grenville County (Including Perth, Almonte, Carleton Place, Smiths Falls, Kemptville and Brockville)
The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) has opened a dedicated online booking system for appointments at special youth COVID-19 vaccine clinics, offered from June 11–25, 2021. These clinics are for all youth ages 12-17 and for secondary students ages 18-21. The Pfizer vaccine will be provided; this is currently the only vaccine authorized by Health Canada for use in youth ages 12 to 17. Youth must be at least 12 years old on the day of their appointment to be eligible to receive the vaccine. Please note: these clinics are for youth only. Parents looking to book a vaccine appointment should do so through the provincial website.
For Families Residing in Prescott-Russell, Stormont-Dundas County, and Glengarry County (Including Cornwall, Morrisburg, Vankleek Hill and Hammond)
The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is pleased to announce that additional appointments at dedicated youth COVID-19 vaccination clinics offering the Pfizer vaccine are now available to those aged 12 to 17. These clinics will run throughout the weeks of June 14 and 21. Vaccine appointments will also be available through regular mass immunization clinics and at select pharmacies administering the Pfizer vaccine.
Youth and their family members who have not received their first dose, are encouraged to visit the EOHU website to learn how to book an appointment. In some cases, there are multiple options for booking an appointment. Booking is also available directly through the provincial booking system at www.Ontario.ca/bookvaccine. For children who are turning 12 in the next few months, or if you require assistance with booking, please call the Provincial Vaccine Booking Line at 1-833-943-3900 to find out how you can book an appointment.
Child and Youth COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet
COVID-19 Vaccines for Youth (Ontario Ministry of Health)