Immunization in Schools

Ottawa Public Health has school clinics twice a year, in the fall and in the spring, for grade 7 students. A signed consent form or verbal consent is needed for students to receive the vaccines at school.

School Public Health Nurses can also support principals in the immunization record verification process as needed.

For more information, contact your School’s Public Health Nurse.

 

Online resources from Ottawa Public Health

 Our pages / Target audience

Description

Parenting in Ottawa  

(for parents)

  • Information on vaccines
  • Reporting your child's immunization to OPH

Immunization for youth

(ages 12-18)

FAQs
  • Questions and answers for parents/guardians on School Immunization Clinics

 

Online resources from other organizations

 Organization

Description

Immunize Canada

  • National Immunization Poster Contest for grade 6 students. (Contest runs every even year.)
  • A teacher’s kit with resources and ideas organized by curriculum subject matter. 
  • Also includes links to lessons, games, quizzes and videos.

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (OMHLTC)

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