Gr. 7 Immunization

posted Feb 22, 2017, 7:53 AM by Craig Pinches

Students in grade 7 will be receiving the following vaccine on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017.

· Meningococcal vaccine ( mandatory as per Ministry of Health)  


You are encouraged to talk with your child about the vaccines; and ideally both you and your child should sign the consent form.if you haven't done so already. 


On the day of the school clinic, remind your child to:


·         Eat a good breakfast.

·         Bring an extra juice or a snack to school.

·         Wear short sleeves or a loose shirt so that his or her upper arm is exposed easily, without undressing.

·         Bring the signed consent form with them to the school clinic



If you have any questions, please call the Ottawa Public Health at 613-580-6744 and ask to speak to a public health nurse.