Ottawa Public Health Immunization Program Updates - Gr. 7 /8 Students

posted Jul 16, 2014, 6:16 AM by School Websites
Due to the changes to the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA), effective July 1, 2014, current Grade 7 & 8 students (born in 2001, 2000), the meningococcal vaccine usually given in grade 7 will now be mandatory for school attendance for all students over the age of 12. Parent questions regarding school-based immunizations or where you can receive the immunizations should be referred to our Ottawa Public Health Information Line at 613-580-6744 or by email to