Important updates: School-based Immunization Program
Earlier this year, the Provincial government announced the closure of all schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, immunization clinics and education sessions from March – June 2020 had to be cancelled by Halton Region Public Health.
- cancellation of school and community-based immunization clinics;
- cancellation of suspensions, vaccine education sessions, and other enforcement activities related to the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) for children born in 2010-2012.
Planning for immunization and enforcement activities (ISPA, vaccine education sessions) are underway. Please check back regularly.
The Health Department leads efforts in Halton Region to prevent disease and optimize health for all citizens. Part of our work includes promoting immunization/vaccination, and monitoring compliance with provincial requirements for immunization/vaccination.
On this page, find access to information about immunization and a selection of preventable diseases.