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Routine vaccinations for babies, children and adults are covered under OHIP. It is the responsibility of parents or guardians to notify your family physician and your local public health unit of any vaccinations administered to children while at school.
Bring your yellow immunization card for each appointment requiring vaccinations.
If you have a special medical condition or experience other high-risk factors, you may require additional vaccinations. Talk to your physician about recommended vaccinations.
Please note travel vaccines are not covered by OHIP. We are able to administer these vaccinations at a charge.
Adacel is a vaccine indicated for active booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. It is advised and covered for all individuals teens aged 10-64 years of age. We offer TdaP for women during pregnancy.
Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Immunization. Shingrix vaccine is covered by OHIP for seniors ages 65-70 years in a two doses series. Seniors aged 65-70 years who already received the publicly funded Zostavax vaccine are not eligible for the publicly funded shingrix vaccine series.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection transmitted through close skin- to- skin contact. Infections are extremely common with many women and men experiencing at least one type of HPV throughout their life. HPV is recommends for boys and girls and is available for school- going students in grade 7 for free.
Meningococcal vaccine protects against four strains of meningitis. It is approved and recommended for individuals between 9 months- 55 years of age. It is currently given to children in grade 7 as part of the public health vaccine program.
Commonly known as twinrix covers both hepatitis A and B and is commonly used prior to travel. School- aged children are currently vaccinated in grade 7 for Hepatitis B.