Immunization catch-up clinics
Halton Region Public Health is offering March Break immunization clinics for students in grades 9 through 12, on March 13 to 17 and March 20 to 24, 2023. Students will be offered vaccines that they are eligible for, including those required for school attendance as per the ISPA (Immunization of School Pupils Act) (external link) and the vaccines that are usually given in grade 7 school-based clinics.
For more information about routine immunizations (including translated resources) visit Ontario.ca/vaccines (external link); Immunize.ca/resources (external link); or download A Parent’s Guide to Vaccination (external link) at Canada.ca/vaccines (external link).
The following vaccines will be available at the community immunization clinics:
- Human Papillomavirus - HPV
- Hepatitis B- HB
- Meningococcal Conjugate-ACYW-135*
- Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Polio - Tdap-IPV*
- Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis - Tdap*
- Inactivated Poliomyelitis - IPV*
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella - MMR*
*Required for school attendance as per the Immunization of Students and Pupils Act (ISPA) (external link).
Step 1: Report or update immunizations
Before booking an appointment, please make sure your child’s immunizations record is up to date. You need to report any immunizations received from your physician but not immunizations provided by Halton Region.
Please note: it takes up to 10 business days for records to be updated.
Step 2: Book an appointment at a Halton Region community immunization clinic
Halton Region’s clinics will run from March 13 to 17 and March 20 to 24, 2023. Appointments are preferred and walk-ins are available until 4:30 p.m.
Reminder: bring your immunization records with you to the appointment for the nurse to review.
To learn about the various immunizations available to students, see below:
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.