Immunization

Parents of Children Attending School

Be Wise ImmunizeStudents aged 4-17 years attending schools in Ontario need to provide proof of immunization (shots) against 9 infectious diseases, as outlined in the Immunization of School Pupils Act.

What’s needed for back to school starting in the 2014-15 school year?

Children who do not have all of their shots may not be allowed to attend school.
If you’ve followed the Ontario Immunization Schedule, and your child received shots at the recommended ages, they are up-to-date. Check with your healthcare provider!

Exemptions may be granted for medical reasons or statement of conscience or religious belief, using the special forms available for this purpose from the Health Department: