Child coronavirus vaccine clinics ramping up in Ontario on Thursday
TORONTO - Kids in Toronto braved the rain and focused on future plans ahead of getting their COVID-19 shots Thursday as the vaccination effort for five to 11-year-olds ramped up in Ontario, while clinics in other provinces also doled out doses to young children.
Those lining up in on-and-off drizzle outside a north Toronto walk-in clinic said they were looking forward to safely having sleepovers and birthday parties with their friends again.
“It feels very good,” said Jack Thurston, 10, an hour into his wait for the shot. “I just want to get my vaccine and have a party.”
Jack's mom, Cathy Thurston, said his vaccination will mark a sea change in their lives after months of having to turn down invitations because of her unvaccinated children.
“We feel …
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