By law in Ontario, Public Health needs:
Parents are responsible for providing up-to-date vaccination information.
You can report your child's vaccination by:
You can get your child vaccinated from any of the following sources:
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.
You can check to see if your child has the vaccines they need to attend child care or school by:
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.
By law in Ontario, children need vaccinations for the following diseases:
|Vaccine Preventable Disease||Child Care||School|
|Haemophilus Influenza Type B (Hib)|
|Pertussis (whooping cough)|
|Rubella (German measles)|
|Varicella (chickenpox) for children born in 2010 or after|
Public Health strongly recommends these vaccinations: