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School-based vaccines

Our nurses give free vaccines for eligible students in Grade 7 to 12.

Vaccine clinic update

All Region of Peel school-based immunization clinics are currently on hold. Clients with appointments booked on December 31, 2020 and later will be contacted and their appointments will be cancelled.

Students will have an opportunity to receive the school-based vaccines at a later time.

Updates will be posted on the website as they become available.

Parents and guardians do not need to report any vaccination given at Peel Public Health clinics. Our nurses will record the vaccination.

Vaccine details

Meningococcal

1 dose of the Meningococcal-C-ACYW-135 vaccine protects against 4 types of the most common types of meningococcal disease.

This is a serious illness that can cause an infection of the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) or an infection of the blood (meningococcemia).

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B vaccine protects against a disease that affects the liver and can cause permanent damage. Your child will receive 2 doses given 6 months apart.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

HPV vaccine protects against genital warts and various cancers including cervical cancer. Your child will receive 2 doses given 6 months apart.

Access the following fact sheets about each disease and the vaccine:

Consent form

A consent form must be completed for students to receive the vaccines.

The consent form can be completed when you book your appointment online.

Parents and guardians should accompany the student to the appointment if they require medical supervision during immunization.

Region of Peel clinics

All Region of Peel school-based immunization clinics are currently on hold. Clients with appointments booked on December 31, 2020 and later will be contacted and their appointments will be cancelled.

Completing a vaccine series

Students who did not finish their vaccine series will only need to get the remaining dose or doses.

A vaccine series does not need to be restarted even if the recommended time between doses has passed.