Immunization

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Report student immunization

Updated September 2017

To report your child's immunization

  • Report online  (allow 2 business days to process)

  • Call: 416-392-1250

  • Mail a photocopy of your child's immunization record to:

Toronto Public Health-Immunization
235 Danforth Avenue, 2nd floor
Toronto, Ontario M4K 1N2

ExpandImmunization of School Pupils Act

Ontario's Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) requires parents of children attending elementary and secondary school provide their local health unit with proof of their child's immunization against the following designate diseases:

  • measles
  • mumps
  • rubella
  • diphtheria
  • tetanus
  • polio
  • meningococcal
  • whooping cough (pertussis)
  • chickenpox (only applies to kids born on or after 2010)

 

All the vaccines needed for school are free. Make an appointment with your health care provider if your child needs any of the above vaccines. It is the parent's responsibility to update their child's immunization record or provide a valid exemption form to Toronto Public Health. For parents who choose not to have their child vaccinated for medical, religious or philosophical reasons, please call us.

ExpandAvoid School Suspension

Students without the required vaccines, will receive two notices asking for updated immunization information. To avoid school suspension, please report your child's immunization, every time they receive a vaccine or booster.

ExpandReducing Barriers

group of school aged kidsTo reduce barriers, we offer:

  • interpreter services, when you telephone
  • translation of student foreign immunization records
  • app to keep your family’s immunization record all in one place
  • free immunization clinics for students without a health card or family doctor

Additional information

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Preschoolers (3 - 5 years old)

Child Care and Early Years Centres are great places for preschool children to play and learn together. Protect children against infectious diseases. Immunize them.