The second round of School Based Immunization Clinics for the 2018/2019 school year that were cancelled in April and May have been rescheduled for the Fall term of the 2019/2020 school year.
As a result of this change, your child will be offered outstanding doses of their vaccines when they are in Grade 8.
The vaccinations will protect your child against:
- Hepatitis B infections
- Meningococcal disease
- Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
The Meningococcal disease vaccine (Menactra) is a required vaccine according to the Immunization of School Pupil’s Act (1990.
The Hepatitis B and HPV vaccines are highly recommended.
Please take the time to review the Parent/Guardian Information Letter, School Immunization Fact Sheet, and School Immunization Consent Form sent home from your child’s school.
Please complete these School Immunization Consent Forms with a “yes” or “no” response.
School Immunization Consent Forms must be signed and returned to school by June 14, 2019.
Printable copies of the Parent/Guardian Information Letter, School Immunization Fact Sheet, and School Immunization Consent Form are available below:
- School Immunization Consent form
- School Immunization Consent Form-French
- Ontario's Grade 7 school immunization program
Please note: This consent form is intended to be printed, filled out, signed, and returned to your child's school. Please keep the Fact Sheet for your information.
If you require assistance with these forms, please call the Healthy Schools Help Desk at 519-258-2146, ext. 1555.
For further information on individual vaccines go to Immunize Canada website.