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Immunization

Grade 7 Immunization Program

Message to Families of Grade 7 and Grade 8 students

The Grade 7 School Immunization Program will be resuming this fall (2021), where students are offered Hepatitis B, Meningitis ACYW and Human Papillomavirus vaccines at school-based clinics. We will be offering immunization to the grade 8’s as they missed their School Immunization Program vaccines last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Catch up clinics will be available this winter for those who are in online learning or who are absent on clinic day. Please continue to check our website for catch up school vaccine clinic catch up clinics.

Each school year, our nurses visit each elementary school in Simcoe Muskoka.  School clinics are set up during these visits and three vaccines are offered to each grade 7 student.  The first visit occurs in the fall and the second visit happens in the spring.

Hepatitis B (Hep B) and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are offered at school clinics in the fall (dose 1) and in the spring (dose 2). Both vaccines require two doses for the best protection. These vaccines are voluntary and not required under the law for school attendance.  Please be sure to let us know if your child has received Hep B as an infant or child through your health care provider (including Twinrix), as this will impact how many (if any) doses of Hep B your child requires for complete protection.

Meningococcal Conjugate C-ACYW (Men-C-ACYW) vaccine is offered at school clinics during the fall.  One dose of Men-C- ACYW vaccine is required for full protection.  This vaccine is mandatory for children in Ontario to attend school.

  • Parent letter Sept 2021- COMING SOON

  • Consent form English- COMING SOON
  • Consent form French- COMING SOON
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