Changes to the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA), effective July 1, 2014

posted Jul 16, 2014, 6:17 AM by School Websites

The meningococcal vaccine usually given in grade 7 will now be mandatory for school attendance for all students over the age of 12.  The following link provides information to parents about how and where they can obtain the vaccine if they did not receive it during grade 7 or grade 8.  Any parent questions regarding school-based immunizations should be referred to our Ottawa Public Health Information Line at 613-580-6744 or by email to