Immmunization

Boy smiling with thumbs upImmunization (or vaccination) is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your
children against infectious diseases.

Many vaccine preventable diseases have become rare in Canada because the vaccines work so well and we have excellent immunization programs.

All children attending school between ages 4 to 17 need to be immunized according to Ontario’s Immunization Schedule. Remember to let the Health Unit know when your child has received an immunization. Here’s how: Immunization Records

OUR ROLE

  • The Perth District Health Unit plays a vital role in promoting immunization among Perth County residents.
  • We distribute publicly funded vaccines to the community and provide immunization information to parents, health care providers, schools, and the public.
  • The Health Unit maintains immunization records for children and adults in Perth County.

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