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Grade 7 and 8

Review of current situation
 Public Health Grade 7 school immunization clinics were not completed due to school
closures during the 2019/2020 school year. As a result, a number of students require the completion of the HPV and Hep B series
 A limited number of students will require their Meningitis vaccine
 A request was made to all school boards on July 30th to post information on their respective board websites directing parents to make appointments with their health care providers to provide their child’s catch up vaccinations

Update on school program vaccination program
 Public Health will be offering drive thru immunization clinics for students eligible to receive their school program vaccinations. This includes students who missed their follow up vaccines during the 2019/2020 school year and those eligible in 2020/2021 to start their immunization series
 Clinics will be offered at the Medical Centre at the Boardwalk, located at 435 The
Boardwalk, Waterloo starting in October
 The immunization clinics will be offered first to the Grade 7 and 8 students from 2019/2020 who did not complete their immunizations. School program immunizations for the 2020/21 cohort of Grade 7 students will begin in early January. Clinics will extend through the summer months
 Clients can call their health care provider to make an appointment to receive school program vaccines through them if they choose.

School program vaccines are also available through local health care providers. Please
call your health care provider if you wish your child to receive their vaccine using this
Parents/students are able to access immunization records and submit immunization
information via ICON. Details can be found on our website or by using the link:

Public Health can be contacted for assistance or if students do not have a health card at 519-575-4400 ext.5001.
Details and directions regarding the catch-up clinics and the 2020/2021 school year
immunizations are also posted on our website

If your child has received their vaccinations or if you need to access your child’s
immunization record, please visit our Public Health website
( or call 519-575-4400 ext. 5001