Updated: Vaccination Clinic Information

PQWCHC supports the multiple vaccination efforts taking place across the City of Toronto.   If you need help with booking a vaccine appointment, please call 416-537-2455, ext. 1265 For overall vaccine eligibility information, please visit: https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/covid-19-protect-yourself-others/covid-19-vaccines/covid-19-how-to-get-vaccinated/?accordion=vaccine-eligibility To book your first or second dose: book through the provincial booking portal: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine/  or call 1-888-999-6488. * only …

Statement on 215 Indigenous Children found buried at Kamloops Indian Residential School

We join Indigenous Peoples across Canada as we collectively grieve the lives of 215 children found on the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. We call upon the Canadian government to take swift action towards fully implementing the recommendations in the 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission report. We join in solidarity with demands …

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

In partnership with Ontario Health and community agencies, Toronto Public Library is hosting vaccination clinics at three library branches on Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23. What you need to know at all locations Walk-ins are welcome and no appointment is required. Vaccines will be offered to anyone currently meeting eligibility criteria (18+), and living in select postal codes …

Hiraeth Photo Project

Hiraeth will be on display outside of Parkdale Community Health Centre in the parkette area on Sunday May 16th. We welcome socially distanced viewings. Facilitated by Amy Muli, Community Health Worker, Photography by Maria Vassiliou, Global Shapers   Hiraeth was conceived from a project opportunity that was offered to PQWCHC by the organization, Global shapers. …

Anti-Asian Racism Video

Melissa Grelo and Elaine Lui, the co-hosts of CTV’s The Social, created a video about Anti-Asian racism during COVID, in support of the work by the Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice.  This video, which features many different Asian Canadians from all walks of life (including Yuta Watanabe from the Raptors and Canadian figure …

Updated: Vaccination Clinic Information

PQWCHC supports the multiple vaccination efforts taking place across the City of Toronto.  We encourage residents to register for one of the following vaccine clinics, according to their population group.  If you need help with booking a vaccine appointment, please call 416-537-2455, ext. 1265 In this time of decreased supply and short notice for most …

Client Experience Survey 2021

We’ve launched our client experience survey, and we would like to hear your thoughts! The purpose of the survey is to get feedback from our clients on their overall experience of programs and services. To access the survey, click the link below. It will take approximately 10 minutes to complete: Client Survey

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

We know you are hoping to get your COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible and are seeking the latest information. Here is what we know now (March 12, 2021). AstraZeneca Vaccine We have not received the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine in our clinic.  The Astra Zeneca vaccine is being offered only to people ages 60-64 (if …

Ontario COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

To all of our clients and community members, PQWCHC is working with our local health partners and the City of Toronto to support vaccination of our community members as quickly as possible and in line with provincial prioritization and scheduling frameworks. Currently, the prioritization framework includes people 80 years of age or older who are …

REPORT: Prenatal Breastfeeding Study

In Canada, 91% of all mothers initiate breastfeeding, but 40–50% stop by 6 months and only 34% breastfeed exclusively for 6 months, with lower rates among socially and/or economically vulnerable women. The Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) aims to support breastfeeding among vulnerable women, but there is no formal framework or funding for sites to integrate proactive …