30 MORE | Day 15 – MAC ICCO Vaccination Popup Clinic Registration – All 7,000 Appointments filled in less than 2 hours – Muslim Association of Canada – Islamic Community Centre of Ontario

Day 15 Morning of Ramadan 2021,

Muslim Association of Canada opens up Registration for their Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic to be held at MAC Islamic Community Centre of Ontario (ICCO) in Mississauga.

Here’s MAC’s Official Statement :

MISSISSAUGA – April 27, 2021:

Following the announcement on April 24th regarding the partnership of MAC with Peel Public Health and the Ontario Government to use the MAC Islamic Community Centre of Ontario (ICCO) as a vaccination popup clinic in Mississauga,

the registration is now open to book an appointment for vaccination.

To receive the registration link email vaccine@macnet.ca and to sign up for updates click here.

The appointments begin April 30th and end May 11th for individuals 18 years of age and older who live in any of the Peel hot spot postal codes.

The clinic will run seven days a week with varying appointment times including appointment times after iftar.

Please note that Peel Public Health (PPH) is responsible for managing and overseeing the distribution and administration of vaccines for their entire region.

For more information on vaccination in Peel

please visit https://peelregion.ca/covid19vaccine

or call Peel Public Health for COVID-19 inquiries,

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,

Monday to Friday at 905-799-7700.

If you are aware of individuals in hot spot areas in Peel who have barriers to vaccination please email vaccine@macnet.ca.

For more information on MAC vaccination sites and Islamic opinions on vaccination visit www.macnet.ca/covid19.

To support MAC in running their educational programs and maintaining and developing their centres,

kindly donate at www.macnet.ca/donate and you will receive an official tax-deductible donation receipt.

Thank you again for all your efforts to keep our community safe.

Together we can help keep ourselves and our communities safe and healthy.

May Allah SWT protect us all.”

Available for those 18 years and older living in the following Peel Region, Ontario, Hot Spot postal codes :

  • L4T, L4W, L4X, L4Z
  • L5A, L5B, L5C, L5K, L5L, L5M, L5N, L5R, L5V, L5W
  • L6P, L6R, L6S, L6T, L6V, L6W, L6X, L6Y, L6Z
  • L7A, L7C

Perhaps 15 minutes after MAC went live with its announcement,

Vaccine Hunters Canada tweeted this :

Full readable view of the image embedded in their tweet :

BUT,

As we all can imagine and expect,

The booking website crashed under the strain of so many people attempting to reach it all at once.

7,000 Available Appointments,

All gone.

Confirmation emails to be sent out in 24 hours,

Expect something in your inbox by Thursday April 29 2021.

Some More coming . . .

So how do you get notified via email ?

 

CLICK HERE and FILL OUT THIS FORM . . .

( opens in new browser window )

 

…TO BE NOTIFIED when NEXT BATCH OF APPOINTMENTS BECOME AVAILABLE at MAC ICCO

 

I felt an incredible about of frustration in even putting together this blog post,

Even when most of it is only selecting and embedding relevant tweets.

Why ?

Why is this Frustrating ?

Not only for me blogging,

but for every Peel Region Muslim trying secure their first vaccine dose,

Because . . .

 

أَحَسِبَ النَّاسُ أَن يُتْرَكُوا أَن يَقُولُوا آمَنَّا وَهُمْ لَا يُفْتَنُون

Do people think once they say,

“We believe,”

that they will be left without being put to the test ?

— Surah Al-`Ankabūt (The Spider),  Qur’an 29:2

CODA

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