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Immunocompromised Ontarians Can Book Fourth Vax Appointment Today

Booking begins at 8:00 this morning

Eligible residents include organ transplant recipients, anyone undergoing chemotherapy and anyone who is taking immune-suppressing medication who had their third dose 84 days ago or longer.

The province has already starting administering fourth doses in long-term care homes.

Here is the list of eligible recipients posted on the Ministry of Health website:

-a transplant recipient (including solid organ transplant and hematopoietic stem cell transplants) receiving stable, active treatment (chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunotherapy) for a malignant hematologic disorder or solid tumor in receipt of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T-cell

-an individual with moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (for example, DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome) Stage 3 or advanced untreated HIV infection and those with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome undergoing active treatment with the following categories of immunosuppressive therapies: anti-B cell therapies (monoclonal antibodies targeting CD19, CD20 and CD22), high-dose systemic corticosteroids, alkylating agents, antimetabolites, or tumor-necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors and other biologic agents that are significantly immunosuppressive or are taking specific immunosuppressant medications receiving dialysis (hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis)

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