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Getting your child vaccinated

Where and when to get your child vaccinated to protect against diseases.

Childhood routine vaccinations protect against diseases like measles, tetanus, whooping cough, and chicken pox. Learn about the diseases prevented by vaccination.

Where to get your child vaccinated

You can get your child vaccinated with their routine immunizations by visiting your doctor or a walk–in clinic.

Peel Public Health clinics offer the human papillomavirus (HPV), hepatitis B (Hep B), and meningococcal vaccines. Learn about the school vaccination program.

Take your child's yellow vaccination card with you to the appointment. If you don't have a yellow card, your doctor can give you one.

If you aren’t sure what vaccines your child has received or what they are due to receive, you can:

If your child does not have an Ontario Health card, Community Health Centres may offer routine vaccines. Contact the Centre to confirm eligibility:

If your child is an international student or has Interim Federal Health coverage, refer to vaccinations for newcomers.

When to get your child vaccinated

Children receive specific vaccines at different ages.

Access Ontario's childhood vaccination schedule to find out which vaccines your child should receive.

By law, children who attend primary or secondary school in Ontario must be vaccinated against certain diseases. Learn more about vaccine requirements for children in Ontario.

Several vaccines can be given at the same time. If you have any questions, speak with your family doctor or health care provider.

More information

Remember, every time your child gets vaccinated you need to report it to Peel Region. Report your child's vaccinations.