Parents are responsible for providing up-to-date vaccination information.
You can check to see if your child has the vaccines they need to attend child care or school by:
To have your child vaccinated, visit your health care provider or book an appointment with Public Health.
You can report your child's vaccination by:
Toddlers and preschoolers should be told they will be getting a needle just before getting the vaccine. School-aged children can be told at home that they will be getting a needle. Answer the question:
After the needle, tell your child that they did well. Positive recognition and rewards after the procedure, such as stickers, help a child feel good about the skills they learned during the procedure.
Your child could be suspended from school if their immunization records are not up to date.
Letters are sent out to parents in advance if a suspension is pending.
If you have received a school suspension letter, find out what your options are.
Niagara Region Public Health can't accept an affidavit that has been altered, faxed or photocopied. If you require an original for your personal files, have the Commissioner of Oaths complete two forms.