1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Ontario, Canada, L6M 3L1
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Ontario’s Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) (external link) requires that students attending primary or secondary schools be immunized against certain diseases, unless they have a valid exemption.
The ISPA gives the Medical Officer of Health the authority to order a suspension of a student from school if an up-to-date immunization record or valid exemption is not provided.
Avoiding School Suspension
To avoid school suspension, students must have:
Although most immunizations are given at health care provider’s offices, the Health Department provides the following immunization services to help students avoid suspension:
A parent/guardian has the option to temporarily or permanently exempt a child from receiving immunizations based on the following:
An exemption allows an unimmunized or under-immunized child to attend daycare or school. However, in the event of an infectious disease outbreak, the Medical Officer of Health has a responsibility to ensure the child does not attend until the outbreak is over.
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Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .