Hamilton vaccination clinic receives shot in the arm from Alectra
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Mississauga, ON – Alectra is contributing $35,000 to help establish a community vaccine clinic located at The Centre on Barton in Hamilton. Hosted by ArcelorMittal Dofasco, in partnership with Hamilton Public Health Services, this clinic expands the local vaccination program to include the region’s largest private sector employer.

This clinic accommodates both ArcelorMittal Dofasco employees and residents in the community who are eligible for a first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The full capacity of this clinic is anticipated to administer 1,000 vaccines per day.

The clinic partners include – Hamilton Public Health Services, Hamilton’s Primary Care Partners, Lifemark Occupational Health and Wellness Inc., The Centre on Barton and Triovest Realty Advisors Inc., JNE Group and Triple Crown Enterprises, Commercial Cleaning Services, Canteen, Tennier Sanitation, Express Employment Professionals and Fast Signs Burlington.

“We’re proud to partner with ArcelorMittal Dofasco and Hamilton Public Health Services to help make vaccines more accessible for Hamilton residents,” said Brian Bentz, President and CEO, Alectra Inc. “Every vaccine administered is a step forward to reducing COVID-19 transmission and we are grateful to come together with other community partners to help speed up vaccine distribution across Ontario.”

Throughout the pandemic, Alectra has continued to support communities through the AlectraCARES program that saw donations of PPE and specialized equipment to hospitals across the GTHA to mitigate shortages for frontline workers.

Hamilton residents can now book an appointment through the Provincial online booking system found at hamilton.ca/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-booking or by calling the Provincial call centre at 1.888.999.6488. This is a by-appointment clinic only, walk-ins are not permitted.

About Alectra’s Family of Companies

Serving more than one million homes and businesses in Ontario’s Greater Golden Horseshoe area, Alectra Utilities is now the largest municipally-owned electric utility in Canada, based on the total number of customers served. We contribute to the economic growth and vibrancy of the 17 communities we serve by investing in essential energy infrastructure, delivering a safe and reliable supply of electricity, and providing innovative energy solutions.

Our mission is to be an energy ally, helping our customers and the communities we serve to discover the possibilities of tomorrow’s energy future.

Media Contact: 

Ashley Trgachef, Media Spokesperson
ashley.trgachef@alectrautilities.com | Telephone: 416.402.5469 | 24/7 Media Line: 1.833.MEDIALN

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