As part of the continued work to prevent the spread of vaccine preventable diseases, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) completed a review of all elementary student immunization records in December and more than 12,000 students received a notice.
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Parents and guardians of JK to Grade 8 students attending school in Windsor and Essex County are reminded to check their child’s immunization record (the yellow card they received when they got their first vaccine) to make sure they’re up-to-date on their vaccines based on Ontario’s publicly fund
Immunization of School Pupils Act
This page provides resources and guidance for school administrators across Windsor and Essex County relating to the enforcement of the Immunization of School Pupils Act.
The Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) R.S.O.1990 requires all students in Ontario to be up-to-date on immunizations.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is hosting a series of catch-up immunization clinics for students in secondary schools who have received a suspension order.
The following statement can be attributed to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit regarding Secondary School Student Suspensions for Incomplete Immunization Records
Public health units are to maintain and review vaccine records for every student attending school in their region and those not up-to-date can be suspended from school for up to 20 days.
Windsor-Essex Health Status Indicator
Diseases of Public Health Significance data specific to the Windsor-Essex region
Vaccination data specific to the Windsor-Essex region