Algoma Public Health
High School Immunization
To report, obtain, or update an immunization record or view vaccines you are due for, use the Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON) system.
What is the High School Immunization Program?
Every year, secondary students are offered the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccination through the school immunization program. Immunization against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis is required by law for all children attending school in Ontario, unless a valid exemption is filed with the Health Unit.
This immunization will be offered at all secondary schools beginning January 2023 for all eligible students. View the schedule to see when we will be at your school.
- Tdap (1 dose, every 10 years)
Due to the pandemic disruption, many Algoma youth may be behind for school-related immunizations. Algoma Public Health is working hard to catch students up by offering catch up clinics for all eligible secondary school students who may have missed their Tdap vaccine. If your child is overdue for this immunization, they will be able to receive this vaccine at school immunization clinics.
These vaccinations are publicly-funded under the Ontario’s Routine Immunization Schedule.
About the diseases
In School Vaccination Clinic Dates
Frequently Asked Questions