School Based Immunization Clinics
Students are encouraged to attend a School Based Immunization clinic offered at your child’s school, by the Health Unit to start or complete their vaccine series.
The vaccinations that public health provides for free will protect your school-aged child against the following diseases:
The Meningococcal disease vaccine is a required vaccine according to the Immunization of School Pupil’s Act (1990.
The Hepatitis B and HPV vaccines are highly recommended.
Did you know? The Hepatitis B and HPV vaccines protect against a variety of cancers and are effective in preventing future cancer risk. It is highly recommended that Grade 7 students receive the Hepatitis B and HPV vaccinations, as they are only free until the student graduates.
For further information on vaccines, please visit Immunize Canada.