FLU MIST - AVAILABLE FOR ORDER
The full allotment of Flumist© has arrived and we are able to process orders for this vaccine (publicly funded eligibility from 2-17 years of age).
In addition we continue to be fully stocked with other influenza vaccine products:
- trivalent vaccine for adults (Fluviral©, Influvac©)
- quadrivalent injectable influenza vaccine (Fluzone© quad) for children that are not eligible to receive the live virus Flumist©
Requisition Form for Influenza Vaccines
Statement on Seasonal Influenza Vaccine for 2015-2016
- Click here to read "An Advisory Committee Statement (ACS) National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) - Statement on Seasonal Influenza Vaccine for 2015-2016.
Publicly Funded Immunization Schedules
- Click here for the Publicly Funded Immunization Schedules for Ontario effective October 2015.
Click on the links below for more information about topics and issues specific to health care professionals:
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care funded vaccines are available from the Health Unit at no cost to physicians, hospitals, clinics, correctional centres, colleges and universities.
To become a vaccine provider, please contact the Health Unit at 625-8810 or 1-888-294-6630, ext. 8810. Facilities must meet certain criteria before they can become a vaccine provider.
The Ontario Ministry of Health provides publicly funded Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccine for eligible individuals. The vaccine is only available for the high-risk groups as listed on the order form.
Physicians can order the publicly funded vaccines by completing the correct order form and fax it to 625- 4828. Please click here to learn more about ordering vaccines
Click on the links below to access the correct order forms:
The public can get both vaccines at the Health Unit's Wednesday immunization clinic at 999 Balmoral Street. Appointments are needed - click here for more information.
On July 1, 2014, changes to Ontario’s Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) came into effect.
All immunization requirements for school attendance align with Ontario’s publicly funded immunization schedule, available by clicking here.
The ISPA requires that children and adolescents attending primary or secondary school be immunized against designated diseases, unless they have a valid exemption.
FACT SHEET - Click here
FAQ & ANSWERS - Click here
MEDICAL EXEMPTION FORM - Click here