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School Vaccinations for Grade 7 Students

Grade 7 school vaccination clinics were cancelled in spring 2020. If your child is in Grade 8 and hasn't started or finished their school program vaccines, contact your health care provider. If you don't have one, contact a local walk-in clinic about vaccine availability.

All students in Grade 7 can get free vaccinations for:

You can get your child the free hepatitis B, meningitis and / or HPV vaccines by calling your doctor's office.

How the vaccines are given

Hepatitis B vaccine: This 2-dose vaccine is typically given six months apart

Meningococcal vaccine: This single dose vaccine protects your child against four groups of the bacteria (A,C,Y,W-135)

HPV vaccine: This 2-dose vaccine is typically given six months apart to protect your child against nine strains of HPV (6,11,16,18,31,33,45,52,58)

For hepatitis B and HPV, immunocompromised individuals may require a 3-dose series. For more information, call a public health nurse at 905-688-8248 or 1-888-505-6074 ext. 7425.

Immunizations required for all students

All students must have proof of immunization for certain diseases.

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