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Woodbine Racetrack to Host One -Day Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

July 27, 2021

TORONTO, July 27, 2021 – Woodbine Entertainment is proud to host a pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Woodbine Racetrack on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. for anyone requiring a first or second dose, including Toronto residents and those who work at Woodbine Racetrack, Casino Woodbine and the Casino Woodbine development.

The vaccine clinic, which is operated by Unity Health Toronto, will operate for one day and is open to individuals 12 years and older in 2021 and who live or work in Toronto.

Woodbine Racetrack previously hosted a six-day pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic in May 2021. During that clinic, more than 15,300 individuals received their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. For the July 28 pop-up clinic, 3,000 Pfizer doses will be available to anyone who is eligible and who have yet to receive their first or second vaccine dose. This will provide a convenient option for those who were fortunate to receive a first dose at the pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Woodbine Racetrack in May.

“We are very proud and grateful to be able to host another pop-up clinic at Woodbine Racetrack for the benefit of all who have not yet received their first or second dose, including our employees and backstretch stakeholders,” said Jim Lawson, CEO, Woodbine Entertainment. “As a company, we are committed to doing our part to make our communities safe and this is one way we are able to contribute.”

The pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be safely located outside of the Woodbine Racetrack grandstand. Residents attending the racetrack for the clinic are asked to observe signage and follow the instructions of onsite personnel.

Details of the Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic:

What:
Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

When:
Wednesday, July 28, 2021. 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. or until vaccine supply runs out (3,000 Pfizer vaccines will be made available)

Where:
Woodbine Racetrack (555 Rexdale Blvd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 5L2); Rexdale Blvd & Hwy 27.
Gate 10 – West Reserved Parking Lot – Vaccine Clinic will be hosted and operated outdoors. Please dress according to weather.

Who:
Open to those 12 years of age and older who live/work in Toronto. Including essential frontline workers who work on Woodbine Backstretch.

Drop-in only. No appointments required.
Please bring your health card and proof of address, such as driver’s license or piece of mail.
(You do not have to have a health card or OHIP to get vaccinated)

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